Comparison of data extraction on 6 clinical trial papers, extraction by RobotReviewer, by 3 novice data extractors, and from a published Cochrane review.

  • Linh Hoang (Creator)
  • Linh Cao (Creator)
  • Yingjun Guan (Creator)
  • Yi Yun Cheng (Creator)
  • Jodi Schneider (Creator)



This annotation study compared RobotReviewer's data extraction to that of three novice data extractors, using six included articles synthesized in one Cochrane review: Bailey E, Worthington HV, van Wijk A, Yates JM, Coulthard P, Afzal Z. Ibuprofen and/or paracetamol (acetaminophen) for pain relief after surgical removal of lower wisdom teeth. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013; CD004624; doi:10.1002/14651858.CD004624.pub2 The goal was to assess the relative advantage of RobotReviewer's data extraction with respect to quality.
Date made availableAug 6 2018
PublisherUniversity of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


  • annotation
  • RobotReviewer
  • systematic review automation
  • information extraction
  • systematic reviewing
  • data extraction

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