Emergency room reports pose specific challenges to natural language processing techniques. In this setting, violence episodes on women, elderly and children are often under-reported. Categorizing textual descriptions as containing violence-related injuries (V) vs. non-violence-related injuries (NV) is thus a relevant task to the ends of devising alerting mechanisms to track (and prevent) violence episodes.
|Journal||BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making|
|Publication status||Published - 2020|