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Health Informatics J. 2011 Jun;17(2):127-39. doi: 10.1177/1460458211405007.

Developing tools and resources for the biomedical domain of the Greek language.

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RACTI, Athens, Greece.


This paper presents the design and implementation of terminological and specialized textual resources that were produced in the framework of the Greek research project "IATROLEXI". The aim of the project was to create the critical infrastructure for the Greek language, i.e. linguistic resources and tools for use in high level Natural Language Processing (NLP) applications in the domain of biomedicine. The project was built upon existing resources developed by the project partners and further enhanced within its framework, i.e. a Greek morphological lexicon of about 100,000 words, and language processing tools such as a lemmatiser and a morphosyntactic tagger. Christos Tsalidis, Additionally, it developed new assets, such as a specialized corpus of biomedical texts and an ontology of medical terminology.

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