Constructing a Dictionary of Biological Terms for Information Extraction

Yasunori Yamamoto (
Yoshihiro Ohta (
Ikuo Uchiyama (
Toshihisa Takagi (

Human Genome Center
Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo,
4-6-1 Shirokanedai, Minatoku, Tokyo 108 Japan


In information extraction (IE) systems a keyword dictionary which is a kind of knowledge base on domain specific information is very important. We are developing technologies that construct a keyword dictionary for IE.