Document classification toward efficient event-based biosurveillance

Event-based biosurveillance is a practice of monitoring diverse information sources for the detection of events pertaining to human health. Online documents, such as news articles on the Internet, have commonly been the primary information sources in event-based biosurveillance. With the large number of online publications as well as with the language diversity, thorough monitoring of online documents is challenging. Automated document classification is an important step toward efficient event-based biosurveillance.

June 14, 2019

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