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Table 3 Level of evidence of a sentence with a phenotype definition (Rule-based final decisions)

From: PhenoDEF: a corpus for annotating sentences with information of phenotype definitions in biomedical literature

Rule Rule description Level of evidence Final Decision Number of Sentences (%)
R1 If INC = True and ITC = False and EXC = False The sentence shows strong evidence of a phenotype definition Positive 1222 (30.77%)
R2 If INC = True and ITC = True and EXC = False The sentence shows strong evidence of a phenotype definition
R3 If INC = True and ITC = True and EXC = True The sentence shows strong intermediate evidence of a phenotype definition due to the presence of any of the Exclusion criteria Intermediate I 701 (17.65%)
R4 If INC = True and ITC = False and EXC = True The sentence shows strong intermediate evidence of a phenotype definition due to the presence of any of the Exclusion criteria
R5 If INC = False and ITC = True and EXC = False The sentence shows weak intermediate evidence of a phenotype definition due to the absence of any of the Inclusion criteria, but the presence of any of the intermediate criteria Intermediate II 914 (23.01%)
R6 If INC = False and ITC = True and EXC = True The sentence shows weak intermediate evidence of a phenotype definition due to the absence of any of the Inclusion criteria, but the presence of any of the intermediate criteria
R7 If INC = False and ITC = False and EXC = True The sentence shows no evidence of a phenotype definition Negative 1134 (28.55%)
  1. INC Inclusion conclusion, ITC Intermediate conclusion, EXC Exclusion conclusion