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June 21, 2022, 4:41 p.m. | /u/luisgasco

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**CFP- SocialDisNER track: Detection of Disease Mentions in Social Media**

**(SMM4H Shared Task at COLING2022)**

[https://temu.bsc.es/socialdisner/](https://temu.bsc.es/socialdisner/)

Despite the high impact & practical relevance of detecting diseases automatically from social media for a diversity of applications, few manually annotated corpora generated by healthcare practitioners to train/evaluate advanced entity recognition tools are currently available.

Developing disease recognition tools for social media is critical for:

* Real-time disease outbreak surveillance/monitoring
* Characterization of patient-reported symptoms
* Post-market drug safety
* Epidemiology and population …

2022 detection disease languagetechnology media on social social media

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