Phase III - Automatic Summarization

A set of tools for automatic summarization of online biomedical resources wrapped with RESTful Web services.

    • Sentence segmentation
    • Concept matching
    • Patient population identification
    • Clinically useful sentence classification
    • Sentence clustering


Morid MA, Fiszman M, Raja K, Jonnalagadda SR, Del Fiol G. Classification of clinically useful sentences in clinical evidence resources. J Biomed Inform. 2016 Apr;60:14-22. doi: 10.1016/j.jbi.2016.01.003. Epub 2016 Jan 13. PMID: 26774763; PMCID: PMC4836984.

Morid MA, Jonnalagadda S, Fiszman M, Raja K, Del Fiol G. Classification of Clinically Useful Sentences in MEDLINE. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2015 Nov 5;2015:2015-24. PMID: 26958301; PMCID: PMC4765649.

Jonnalagadda SR, Del Fiol G, Medlin R, Weir C, Fiszman M, Mostafa J, Liu H. Automatically extracting sentences from Medline citations to support clinicians' information needs. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013 Sep-Oct;20(5):995-1000. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2012-001347. Epub 2012 Oct 25. PMID: 23100128; PMCID: PMC3756259.

Bian J, Abdelrahman S, Shi J, Del Fiol G. Automatic identification of recent high impact clinical articles in PubMed to support clinical decision making using time-agnostic features. J Biomed Inform. 2019 Jan;89:1-10. doi: 10.1016/j.jbi.2018.11.010. Epub 2018 Nov 22. PMID: 30468912; PMCID: PMC6342626.

Bian J, Weir C, Unni P, Borbolla D, Reese T, Wan YJ, Del Fiol G. Interactive Visual Displays for Interpreting the Results of Clinical Trials: Formative Evaluation With Case Vignettes. J Med Internet Res. 2018 Jun 25;20(6):e10507. doi: 10.2196/10507. PMID: 29941416; PMCID: PMC6037946.

Bian J, Morid MA, Jonnalagadda S, Luo G, Del Fiol G. Automatic identification of high impact articles in PubMed to support clinical decision making. J Biomed Inform. 2017 Sep;73:95-103. doi: 10.1016/j.jbi.2017.07.015. Epub 2017 Jul 26. PMID: 28756159; PMCID: PMC5583030.

This project was funded by grants 1R01LM011416-03 (Del Fiol, PI) and 4R00LM011389-02 (Jonnalagadda, PI) from the National Library of Medicine