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The terminology used in biomedicine has lexical characteristics that have required the elaboration of terminological resources and information retrieval systems with specific functionalities. The main characteristics are the high rates of synonymy and homonymy, due to phenomena such [...]

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We propose a procedure for the linguistic treatment of Spanish questions as a step prior to their classification in question answering systems. The main types of questionanswering systems and their basic architecture are described. We review the principal question classification taxonomies [...]

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The present stage of development of semantic systems used in the indexing and retrieval of non-text information on the internet is described. The most effective algorithms for retrieval of non-text information are the combined use of computer vision and content analysis of the text [...]