DrugSemantics Gold Standard

Published: 16 June 2017| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/fwc7jrc5jr.1
Isabel Moreno,


DrugSemantics gold standard consists of 5 Summaries of Product Characteristics (SPC) written in Spanish. SPCs were retrieved from Medicines Online Information Center - CIMA - that belongs to the Spanish Agency for Medicines and Health Products - AEMPS. This corpus is annotated with 10 Named Entities (NE) related to pharmacotherapeutic care, namely: Chemical Composition, Disease, Drug, Excipient, Food, Medicament, Pharmaceutical Form, Route, Therapeutic Action and Unit of Measurement. It contains 2241 ENs, 780 sentences and 226,729 tokens. The zip file is organized as follows: Each SPC is in a separte folder containing one xml file that contains the annotated documents in Gate Standoff format. DrugSemantics was designed to be used for developing and testesting of Spanish NE recogniton tools in the pharmacotherapeutic domain.



Universitat d'Alacant Departament de Llenguatges i Sistemes Informatics, Universitat d'Alacant Facultat de Ciencies de la Salut


Drugs, Disease, Annotation, Natural Language Processing, Information Extraction, Chemical Compound, Spanish Language, Human Language Resources, Excipient, Medication