Terms and Conditions for Use of the
SPECIALIST NLP Tools
following Terms and Conditions apply for use of the SPECIALIST NLP Tools. Using
the SPECIALIST NLP Tools indicates your acceptance of the following Terms and
Conditions. These Terms and Conditions apply to all SPECIALIST NLP Tools,
independent of format and method of acquisition.
SPECIALIST NLP Tools
Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications, National Library of
Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human
Services, has developed the SPECIALIST NLP Tools to investigate the
contributions that natural language processing techniques can make to the task
of mediating between the language of users and the language of online biomedical
information resources. The SPECIALIST NLP Tools facilitate natural language
processing by helping application developers with lexical variation and text
analysis tasks in the biomedical domain.
SPECIALIST NLP Tools are available to all requesters, both within and outside
the United States, at no charge.
4. Use of
the SPECIALIST NLP Tools
Redistributions of the SPECIALIST NLP Tools in source or binary form must
include this list of conditions in the documentation and/or other materials
provided with the distribution.
b. In any
publication or distribution of all or any portion of the SPECIALIST NLP Tools
(1) you must attribute the source of the tools as the SPECIALIST NLP Tools with
the release number and date; (2) you must state any modifications made to the
SPECIALIST NLP Tools along with a complete description of the modifications,
which may be in the form of patch files.
c. You shall
not assert any proprietary rights to any portion of the SPECIALIST NLP Tools,
nor represent the SPECIALIST NLP Tools or any part thereof to anyone as other
than a United States Government product.
d. The name
of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of
Health, National Library of Medicine, Lister Hill National Center for
Biomedical Communications may not be used to endorse or promote products
derived from the SPECIALIST NLP Tools without specific prior written
the United States Government, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,
National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, Lister Hill
National Center for Biomedical Communications, nor any of its agencies,
contractors, subcontractors or employees of the United States Government make
any warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to the SPECIALIST NLP Tools,
and, furthermore, assume no liability for any party's use, or the results of
such use, of any part of these tools.
and conditions are in effect as long as the user retains any part of the
SPECIALIST NLP Tools.