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BERT for biomedical text-mining



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November 12, 2021

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This resource is a subproject of bert_for_tensorflow. Visit the parent project to download the code and get more information about the setup.

In the original BERT: Pre-training of Deep Bidirectional Transformers for Language Understanding paper, pre-training is done on Wikipedia and Books Corpus, with state-of-the-art results demonstrated on SQuAD (Stanford Question Answering Dataset) benchmark.

Meanwhile, many works, including BioBERT, SciBERT, NCBI-BERT, ClinicalBERT (MIT), ClinicalBERT (NYU, Princeton), and others at BioNLP'19 workshop, show that additional pre-training of BERT on large biomedical text corpus such as PubMed results in better performance in biomedical text-mining tasks.

This repository provides scripts and recipe to adopt the NVIDIA BERT code-base to achieve state-of-the-art results in the following biomedical text-mining benchmark tasks: