Consists of an abbreviation dictionary automatically constructed from MEDLINE. Acromine is a dictionary of common acronyms and their expanded forms, which identifies abbreviation definitions by assuming a word sequence co-occurring frequently with a parenthetical expression to be a potential expanded form. It extracted about 68,000 abbreviation candidates and recognized more around 467,400 expanded forms.
Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; School of Computer Science, University of Manchester, National Centre for Text Mining (NaCTeM), Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre, Manchester, UK
Acromine funding source(s)
Supported by UK Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC), Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (grant BB/E004431/1) and JISC, and National Centre for Text Mining project.