[BioNLP] AnEM: a new corpus of anatomical entity mentions

Phil Gooch philgooch at gmail.com
Mon May 14 08:10:16 EDT 2012

Many thanks for providing this valuable resource, particularly with the
quite fine-grained classification schema used. I'm not sure, but
the AnEM-1.0.3-supplementary.tar.gz file seems to be corrupted, I get
'unexpected end of file' when trying to unzip it.



On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 12:19 PM, Sampo Pyysalo <smp at is.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp>wrote:

> Dear colleagues,
> We are delighted to announce the first public release of the Anatomical
> Entity Mention (AnEM) corpus, a manually annotated resource covering over
> 3,000 entity mentions annotated in 500 documents (over 90,000 words)
> selected randomly from PubMed citation abstracts and PMC OA full-text
> papers. The corpus is intended to serve as reference data for the
> development and evaluation of automatic tools for anatomical entity mention
> detection, and is provided along with evaluation tools under the open
> CC-BY-SA license.
> For more information and downloads, see the resource home page
>     http://www.nactem.ac.uk/anatomy/
> The corpus is presented in the following paper:
>     Tomoko Ohta, Sampo Pyysalo, Jun'ichi Tsujii and Sophia Ananiadou
> (2012).
>     Open-domain Anatomical Entity Mention Detection.
>     In Proceedings of ACL 2012 Workshop on Detecting Structure in
> Scholarly Discourse (DSSD) (to appear)
>     http://www.nactem.ac.uk/anatomy/docs/ohta2012opendomain.pdf
> As there has been substantial recent interest in the domain and on this
> list on the topic, we have opted to make this early first announcement of
> the new resource now; please excuse any possible omissions from the current
> resource homepage, which is still partly under construction.
> Any and all feedback, questions and criticism are very welcome!
> Best regards,
> Sampo
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