Computational Terminology in eHealth

  • Federica VezzaniEmail author
  • Giorgio Maria Di Nunzio
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 988)


In this paper, we present a methodology for the development of a new eHealth resource in the context of Computational Terminology. This resource, named TriMED, is a digital library of terminological records designed to satisfy the information needs of different categories of users within the healthcare field: patients, language professionals and physicians. TriMED offers a wide range of information for the purpose of simplification of medical language in terms of understandability and readability. Finally, we present two applications of our resource in order to conduct different types of studies in particular in Information Retrieval and Literature Analysis.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Linguistic and Literary StudiesUniversity of PaduaPaduaItaly
  2. 2.Department of Information EngineeringUniversity of PaduaPaduaItaly

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