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    August 19 6:00pm
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    August 19 6:30pm
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  • IU School of Public Health Night at Conner Prairie
    August 19 6:30pm
    Summer in Indianapolis isn't complete without an alumni trip to Symphony on the Prairie. Join other IUPUI and IU alumni from across Central Indiana on August 19 for the music of Fleetwood Mac. The Central Indiana Chapter of the IU Alumni Association will again host a wine tasting with proceeds benefiting the Diabetes Youth Foundation of Indi more »
Saturday, August 19, 2017
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    • CLOSED
      August 19 12:00am
      Closed more »
    • IU School of Public Health Alumni Board Meeting
      August 19 4:30pm
      For additional information, please contact Karen Jones at kdeery@iupui.edu or 317-274-8959. more »
    • 2017 IUPUI and IU Symphony on the Prairie
      August 19 6:00pm
      Summer in Indianapolis isn't complete without an alumni trip to Symphony on the Prairie. Join other IUPUI and IU alumni from across Central Indiana on August 19 for the music of Fleetwood Mac. The Central Indiana Chapter of the IU Alumni Association will again host a wine tasting with proceeds benefiting the Diabetes Youth Foundation of Indi more »
    • IU Lilly School of Philanthropy Symphony on the Prairie
      August 19 6:30pm
      Summer in Indianapolis isn't complete without an alumni trip to Symphony on the Prairie. Join other IUPUI and IU alumni from across Central Indiana on August 19 for the music of Fleetwood Mac. The Central Indiana Chapter of the IU Alumni Association will again host a wine tasting with proceeds benefiting the Diabetes Youth Foundation of Indi more »
    • IU School of Public Health Night at Conner Prairie
      August 19 6:30pm
      Summer in Indianapolis isn't complete without an alumni trip to Symphony on the Prairie. Join other IUPUI and IU alumni from across Central Indiana on August 19 for the music of Fleetwood Mac. The Central Indiana Chapter of the IU Alumni Association will again host a wine tasting with proceeds benefiting the Diabetes Youth Foundation of Indi more »
    Saturday, August 19, 2017
      IU Calendar




      • CLOSED
        August 19 12:00am
        Closed more »
      • IU School of Public Health Alumni Board Meeting
        August 19 4:30pm
        For additional information, please contact Karen Jones at kdeery@iupui.edu or 317-274-8959. more »
      • 2017 IUPUI and IU Symphony on the Prairie
        August 19 6:00pm
        Summer in Indianapolis isn't complete without an alumni trip to Symphony on the Prairie. Join other IUPUI and IU alumni from across Central Indiana on August 19 for the music of Fleetwood Mac. The Central Indiana Chapter of the IU Alumni Association will again host a wine tasting with proceeds benefiting the Diabetes Youth Foundation of Indi more »
      • IU Lilly School of Philanthropy Symphony on the Prairie
        August 19 6:30pm
        Summer in Indianapolis isn't complete without an alumni trip to Symphony on the Prairie. Join other IUPUI and IU alumni from across Central Indiana on August 19 for the music of Fleetwood Mac. The Central Indiana Chapter of the IU Alumni Association will again host a wine tasting with proceeds benefiting the Diabetes Youth Foundation of Indi more »
      • IU School of Public Health Night at Conner Prairie
        August 19 6:30pm
        Summer in Indianapolis isn't complete without an alumni trip to Symphony on the Prairie. Join other IUPUI and IU alumni from across Central Indiana on August 19 for the music of Fleetwood Mac. The Central Indiana Chapter of the IU Alumni Association will again host a wine tasting with proceeds benefiting the Diabetes Youth Foundation of Indi more »
      Saturday, August 19, 2017
        IU Calendar




        • CLOSED
          August 19 12:00am
          Closed more »
        • IU School of Public Health Alumni Board Meeting
          August 19 4:30pm
          For additional information, please contact Karen Jones at kdeery@iupui.edu or 317-274-8959. more »
        • 2017 IUPUI and IU Symphony on the Prairie
          August 19 6:00pm
          Summer in Indianapolis isn't complete without an alumni trip to Symphony on the Prairie. Join other IUPUI and IU alumni from across Central Indiana on August 19 for the music of Fleetwood Mac. The Central Indiana Chapter of the IU Alumni Association will again host a wine tasting with proceeds benefiting the Diabetes Youth Foundation of Indi more »
        • IU Lilly School of Philanthropy Symphony on the Prairie
          August 19 6:30pm
          Summer in Indianapolis isn't complete without an alumni trip to Symphony on the Prairie. Join other IUPUI and IU alumni from across Central Indiana on August 19 for the music of Fleetwood Mac. The Central Indiana Chapter of the IU Alumni Association will again host a wine tasting with proceeds benefiting the Diabetes Youth Foundation of Indi more »
        • IU School of Public Health Night at Conner Prairie
          August 19 6:30pm
          Summer in Indianapolis isn't complete without an alumni trip to Symphony on the Prairie. Join other IUPUI and IU alumni from across Central Indiana on August 19 for the music of Fleetwood Mac. The Central Indiana Chapter of the IU Alumni Association will again host a wine tasting with proceeds benefiting the Diabetes Youth Foundation of Indi more »
        Saturday, August 19, 2017

          About This Event

          Summary

          Health Informatics Master Student Thesis Presentation by Eric Newsom

          Committee Members:

          • Dr. Josette Jones, RN, Ph.D., Chair

          • Dr. Roland E. Gamache, Jr., Ph.D.

          • Dr. Malika Mahoui, Ph.D.

          Title:

          An Exploratory Study Using the Predicate-Argument Structure to Develop Methodology for Measuring Semantic Similarity of Radiology Sentences 

          Abstract:

          The amount of information produced in the form of electronic free text in healthcare is increasing to levels incapable of being processed by humans. Information extraction (IE) is a sub-field of natural language processing with the goal of data reduction of unstructured free text. Pertinent to IE is an annotated corpus that frames how IE methods should create a logical expression necessary for processing meaning of text. Most annotation approaches seek to maximize meaning and knowledge by chunking sentences into phrases and mapping these phrases to a knowledge source to create a logical expression. However, these studies consistently have problems addressing semantics and none have addressed the issue of semantic similarity (or synonymy) to achieve data reduction. To achieve data reduction, a successful methodology is dependent on a framework that can represent currently popular phrasal methods of IE but also fully represent the sentence. This study explores and reports on the benefits, problems, and requirements to using the predicate-argument statement (PAS) as the framework. A convenient sample from a prior study with ten synsets of 100 unique sentences from radiology reports deemed by domain experts to mean the same thing will be the text from which PAS structures are formed.

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          • CLOSED
            August 19 12:00am
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          • IU School of Public Health Alumni Board Meeting
            August 19 4:30pm
            For additional information, please contact Karen Jones at kdeery@iupui.edu or 317-274-8959. more »
          • 2017 IUPUI and IU Symphony on the Prairie
            August 19 6:00pm
            Summer in Indianapolis isn't complete without an alumni trip to Symphony on the Prairie. Join other IUPUI and IU alumni from across Central Indiana on August 19 for the music of Fleetwood Mac. The Central Indiana Chapter of the IU Alumni Association will again host a wine tasting with proceeds benefiting the Diabetes Youth Foundation of Indi more »
          • IU Lilly School of Philanthropy Symphony on the Prairie
            August 19 6:30pm
            Summer in Indianapolis isn't complete without an alumni trip to Symphony on the Prairie. Join other IUPUI and IU alumni from across Central Indiana on August 19 for the music of Fleetwood Mac. The Central Indiana Chapter of the IU Alumni Association will again host a wine tasting with proceeds benefiting the Diabetes Youth Foundation of Indi more »
          • IU School of Public Health Night at Conner Prairie
            August 19 6:30pm
            Summer in Indianapolis isn't complete without an alumni trip to Symphony on the Prairie. Join other IUPUI and IU alumni from across Central Indiana on August 19 for the music of Fleetwood Mac. The Central Indiana Chapter of the IU Alumni Association will again host a wine tasting with proceeds benefiting the Diabetes Youth Foundation of Indi more »
          Saturday, August 19, 2017