Published on in Vol 10, No 1 (2021): January

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/21453, first published .
Natural Language Processing–Based Virtual Cofacilitator for Online Cancer Support Groups: Protocol for an Algorithm Development and Validation Study

Natural Language Processing–Based Virtual Cofacilitator for Online Cancer Support Groups: Protocol for an Algorithm Development and Validation Study

Natural Language Processing–Based Virtual Cofacilitator for Online Cancer Support Groups: Protocol for an Algorithm Development and Validation Study

Yvonne W Leung 1, 2, 3, PhD;  Elise Wouterloot 1, MA;  Achini Adikari 4, BSc;  Graeme Hirst 5, PhD;  Daswin de Silva 4, PhD;  Jiahui Wong 1, 2, PhD;  Jacqueline L Bender 3, 6, PhD;  Mathew Gancarz 1, MMSc;  David Gratzer 2, 7, MD;  Damminda Alahakoon 4, PhD;  Mary Jane Esplen 2, PhD

1 de Souza Institute , University Health Network, Toronto, ON, CA

2 Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, CA

3 Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network , Toronto, ON, CA

4 Centre for Data Analytics and Cognition, La Trobe University , Melbourne , AU

5 Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto , Toronto, ON, CA

6 Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto , Toronto, ON, CA

7 Centre for Addiction and Mental Health , Toronto, ON, CA

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