Data Mining Medical Digital Libraries

Data Mining Medical Digital Libraries

Colleen Cunningham (Drexel University, USA) and Xiaohua Hu (Drexel University, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-951-9.ch107
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Given the exponential growth rate of medical data and the accompanying biomedical literature, more than 10,000 documents per week (Leroy et al., 2003), it has become increasingly necessary to apply data mining techniques to medical digital libraries in order to assess a more complete view of genes, their biological functions and diseases. Data mining techniques, as applied to digital libraries, are also known as text mining.

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