Research:Wikidata in Medicine: What, why and how

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Wikidata is a high-scale ontological database initially created to support Wikipedia in 2012 but has grown in use since that. In this research project, we introduce Wikidata as a structured database representing the sum of Biomedical knowledge and provide an overview of its features. Then, we provide methods based on Bibliometric-Enhanced information retrieval to enrich, verify and absolutely enhance Biomedical information available in Wikidata. Finally, we discuss the use of Wikidata and other ontologies for a variety of tasks such as the recommendation of medical services, Biomedical Natural Language Processing and Biomedical Decision Support.

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