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Using Similarity Search in Homeopathy Repertorization Software – Part 2

Written by on February 21, 2024 in Homeopathy, Python with 0 Comments
Using Similarity Search in Homeopathy Repertorization Software – Part 2

In my earlier article, I had explained how natural language text describing a symptom can be converted to a formal “rubric” by using a vector database. In today’s article, I will show how this can be extended to support multiple symptoms in the input text with automatic repertorisation to identify potential remedies. Let us consider […]

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Using Similarity Search in Homeopathy Repertorization Software

Written by on February 11, 2024 in Homeopathy with 0 Comments
Using Similarity Search in Homeopathy Repertorization Software

Homeopathy Repertorization software such as RadarOpus, MacRepertory, Vithoulkas Compass, and Synergy Homeopathic Software (SHS) are widely used by homeopaths to speed up case taking, repertorization and case analysis. All of them have a “Search” feature, where the given text is searched (typically based on key words and synonyms) against one or more repertories and the […]

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Book Review: Homeopathic Strategies and Maps for Acute Conditions (Part-1)

Written by on January 10, 2024 in Book Review, Homeopathy with 0 Comments
Book Review: Homeopathic Strategies and Maps for Acute Conditions (Part-1)

Title: Homeopathic Strategies and Maps for Acute Conditions (Part-1) Author: Dr.Gaurang Gaikwad Publisher: Dr.Gaurang Gaikwad Year: 2024 This is the fourth and newest book by Dr.Gaurang Gaikwad of Mumbai. I have reviewed two of his other books earlier. There are hundreds of books on treating acute cases in homeopathy, but what differentiates this book from […]

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Homeopathy Case Analysis Using Retrieval-Augmented Generation

Written by on December 26, 2023 in Homeopathy, Natural Language Processing with 1 Comment
Homeopathy Case Analysis Using Retrieval-Augmented Generation

Homeopaths, after detailed case taking, usually ‘“repertorize”  the case using software such as RadarOpus, MacRepertory, Vithoulkas Compass, etc., and finally consult a Materia Medica to confirm the remedy selection. There are some highly experienced homeopaths who have the gift of identifying the correct remedy without even repertorizing the case, but this is rare. In general, […]

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Book Review: Art of Repertorisation

Written by on August 27, 2022 in Book Review, Homeopathy with 0 Comments
Book Review: Art of Repertorisation

Title: Art of Repertorisation: Rediscovering Old & Forgotten Repertories Author: Dr.Gaurang Gaikwad Publisher: Dr.Gaurang Gaikwad Year: 2021 This is Dr.Gaurang Gaikwad’s latest book, published last year. As the title suggests, this is about the “Art” of repertorisation. Although there are several books on repertories and repertorisation, the author’s unique contribution lies in discussing multiple repertories, […]

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Book Review: Decoding Mental Rubrics

Written by on August 20, 2022 in Book Review, Homeopathy with 0 Comments
Book Review: Decoding Mental Rubrics

Title: Decoding Mental Rubrics Authors: Dr.Gaurang Gaikwad and Dr. Rameez Chougle Publisher: Dr.Gaurang Gaikwad Year: 2019 (Latest reprint: 2022) Dr.Gaurang Gaikwad is a popular homeopath from Mumbai with a busy practice. This book, co-authored with his Late brother Dr.Rameez Chougle, is a compilation of many important mental rubrics that appear in different repertories and reference books, […]

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Book Review – Homeopathy in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine

Written by on August 30, 2020 in Book Review, Homeopathy with 0 Comments
Book Review – Homeopathy in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine

Title: Homeopathy in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine Author: Michael Frass and Martin Bundner (Ed.) Publisher: Narayana Verlag Year: 2017 (2nd English Edition) This book is somewhat unique in that it shows, through a good number of cases, that homeopathy can be used alongside allopathy in treating serious disorders in intensive care and emergency. There […]

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Book Review – Just You Think…

Written by on October 27, 2019 in Book Review, Homeopathy with 0 Comments

Title: Just You Think… – The Top Remedies for Various Disease Conditions (Volume 1) Author: Dr.Sunirmal Sarkar Publisher: Homeopathic Medical Publishers Year: 2019 Dr.Sunirmal Sarkar is a well-known homeopath with a busy practice in Kolkata, India. It is said that he sees between 100 to 150 patients every day and a majority of the cases […]

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Information Extraction Using spaCy’s Pattern Matcher

Written by on July 11, 2019 in Homeopathy, Natural Language Processing, Programming, Python with 0 Comments
Information Extraction Using spaCy’s Pattern Matcher

In the previous article, I explored the Deep Categorization capabilities of MeaningCloud. We saw how a powerful rule-based pattern matching language allowed us to map fragments of unstructured text to custom categories. In today’s post, I want to go through spaCy’s pattern matching capabilities. The version I am using is 2.0.13. Some newer features are available […]

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Text Analysis Using MeaningCloud’s Deep Categorization API

Written by on June 24, 2019 in Homeopathy, Natural Language Processing, Programming with 0 Comments
Text Analysis Using MeaningCloud’s Deep Categorization API

MeaningCloud announced their premium offering “Deep Categorization” service quite recently. You can read about it in this nice blog by Blanca Galego. Compared to the canonical classification models that rely on machine learning using large data sets, MeaningCloud’s deep categorization models use hand-crafted rules that take advantage of “morphosyntactic, semantic and contextual information” to classify a piece […]

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