The IMIX Demonstrator: An Information Search Assistant for the Medical Domain

  • Dennis Hofs
  • Boris van Schooten
  • Rieks op den Akker
Part of the Theory and Applications of Natural Language Processing book series (NLP)


In the course of the IMIX project a system was developed to demonstrate how the research performed in the various subprojects could contribute to the development of practical multimodal question answering dialog systems. This chapter describes the IMIX Demonstrator, an information search assistant for the medical domain. The functionalities and the architecture of the system are described, as well as its role in the IMIX project.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dennis Hofs
    • 1
  • Boris van Schooten
    • 2
  • Rieks op den Akker
    • 2
  1. 1.Roessingh Research and DevelopmentEnschedeThe Netherlands
  2. 2.University of TwenteEnschedeThe Netherlands

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