com.aliasi.medline
Class MeshHeading

java.lang.Object
  extended by com.aliasi.medline.MeshHeading

Deprecated. Moved to lingmed sandbox project.

@Deprecated
public class MeshHeading
extends Object

A MeshHeading represents a particular heading in NLM's controlled vocabulary of Medical Subject Headings (MeSH). Each heading is composed of a descriptor and zero or more qualifiers. Each descriptor and qualifier is marked as to whether it is major or minor for the article.

For more information about the MeSH vocabulary, see:

MeSH Home Page

Since:
LingPipe2.0
Version:
3.9.1
Author:
Bob Carpenter

Method Summary
 Topic descriptor()
          Deprecated. See class documentation.
 Topic[] qualifiers()
          Deprecated. See class documentation.
 Topic[] topics()
          Deprecated. See class documentation.
 String toString()
          Deprecated. Returns a string-based representation of this heading.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 

Method Detail

topics

@Deprecated
public Topic[] topics()
Deprecated. See class documentation.

Return an array containing the descriptor followed by all qualifiers for this heading.

Returns:
All topics for this heading.

descriptor

@Deprecated
public Topic descriptor()
Deprecated. See class documentation.

Return the descriptor for this heading.

Returns:
The descriptor for this heading.

qualifiers

@Deprecated
public Topic[] qualifiers()
Deprecated. See class documentation.

Returns an array of zero or more qualifiers for this heading.

Returns:
Zero or more qualifiers for this heading.

toString

public String toString()
Deprecated. 
Returns a string-based representation of this heading.

Overrides:
toString in class Object
Returns:
A string-based representation of this heading.