BiomedNLP-BiomedBERT-base-uncased-abstract-fulltext

Maintainer: microsoft

Total Score

165

Last updated 5/28/2024

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Model overview

The microsoft/BiomedNLP-BiomedBERT-base-uncased-abstract-fulltext model, previously known as "PubMedBERT (abstracts + full text)", is a large neural language model pretrained from scratch using abstracts from PubMed and full-text articles from PubMedCentral. This model achieves state-of-the-art performance on many biomedical NLP tasks and currently holds the top score on the Biomedical Language Understanding and Reasoning Benchmark.

Similar models include BiomedNLP-BiomedBERT-base-uncased-abstract, a version of the model trained only on PubMed abstracts, as well as the generative BioGPT models developed by Microsoft.

Model inputs and outputs

Inputs

  • Arbitrary biomedical text, such as research paper abstracts or clinical notes

Outputs

  • Contextual representations of the input text that can be used for a variety of downstream biomedical NLP tasks, such as named entity recognition, relation extraction, and question answering.

Capabilities

The BiomedNLP-BiomedBERT-base-uncased-abstract-fulltext model is highly capable at understanding and processing biomedical text. It has been shown to outperform previous models on a range of tasks, including relation extraction from clinical text and question answering about biomedical concepts.

What can I use it for?

This model is well-suited for any biomedical NLP application that requires understanding and reasoning about scientific literature and clinical data. Example use cases include:

  • Extracting insights and relationships from large collections of biomedical papers
  • Answering questions about medical conditions, treatments, and research findings
  • Improving the accuracy of clinical decision support systems
  • Enhancing biomedical text mining and information retrieval

Things to try

One interesting aspect of this model is its ability to leverage both abstracts and full-text articles during pretraining. You could experiment with using the model for different types of biomedical text, such as clinical notes or patient records, and compare the performance to models trained only on abstracts. Additionally, you could explore fine-tuning the model on specific biomedical tasks to see how it compares to other state-of-the-art approaches.



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