Reason for false positive Percentage of FP Reason for false negative Percentage of FN
Negation 90% Term not described in dictionary/regular expression (i.e. MutationFinder) 95%
ambiguous terminology 8% Term not recognized by heuristic (i.e. GNAT) 5%
Lack of association between terms 2%    
Table 3: Reasons and distribution of false positive and false negative extractions.