19 December 2006
M Nyström, M Merkel, L Ahrenberg , P Zweigenbaum, H Petersson, H Åhlfeldt. 2006 Creating a medical English-Swedish dictionary using interactive word alignment BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. 6:35
This article reports a novel method for translating medical dictionaries by combining electronic word extraction and automated alignment. This method pernmits to rapidly generate a medical terminology dictionary. This research which also identifies inconsistencies in currently used terminology systems was performed in a Swedish-English dictionary with 31,000 entries.