Workshop Programme

Time Presentation
09:15-09:30 Welcome Presentation
09:30-10:30 Invited talk
09:30-10:30 Georgios Paliouras, Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, Greece
The BioASQ Project
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:20 Session 1
11:00-11:20 Rachel Ginn, Pranoti Pimpalkhute, Azadeh Nikfarjam, Apurv Patki, Karen O’Connor, Abeed Sarker, Karen Smith and Graciela Gonzalez
Mining Twitter for Adverse Drug Reaction Mentions: A Corpus and Classification Benchmark
Paper Presentation
11:20-11:40 Takashi Okumura, Eiji Aramaki and Yuka Tateisi
Expression of Laboratory Examination Results in Medical Literature
Paper Presentation
11:40-12:00 Erwin Marsi, Pinar Öztürk, Elias Aamot, Gleb Sizov and Murat V. Ardelan
Towards Text Mining in Climate Science: Extraction of Quantitative Variables and their Relations
Paper Presentation
12:00-12:20 Aurélie Névéol, Cyril Grouin, Jeremy Leixa, Sophie Rosset and Pierre Zweigenbaum
The Quaero French Medical Corpus: A Resource for Medical Entity Recognition and Normalization
Paper Presentation
12:20-14:00 Lunch break
14:00-14:15 Session 2
14:00-14:20 Rezarta Islamaj Doğan, W. John Wilbur and Donald C. Comeau
BioC and Simplified Use of the PMC Open Access Dataset for Biomedical Text Mining
Paper Presentation
14:20-14:40 Kirk Roberts, Kate Masterton, Marcelo Fiszman, Dina Demner-Fushman and Halil Kilicoglu
Annotating Question Types for Consumer Health Questions
Paper Presentation
14:40-15:10 Short poster presentations
15:10-16:30 Poster session (continuing into the coffee break)
Xiao Fu and Sophia Ananiadou
Improving the Extraction of Clinical Concepts from Clinical Records
Paper Poster Presentation
Kerstin Denecke
Extracting Medical Concepts from Medical Social Media with Clinical NLP tools: A Qualitative Study
Paper Poster Presentatation
Mariana Neves, Konrad Herbst, Matthias Uflacker and Hasso Plattner
Preliminary Evaluation of Passage Retrieval in Biomedical Multilingual Question Answering
Paper Poster Presentation
Borbála Siklósi, Attila Novák and Gábor Prószéky
Resolving Abbreviations in Clinical Texts without Pre-Existing Structured Resources
Paper Poster Presentation
Lina Henriksen, Anders Johannsen, Bart Jongejan, Bente Maegaard and Jürgen Wedekind
Worlds Apart - Ontological Knowledge in Question Answering for Patients
Paper Presentation
Behrouz Bokharaeian, Alberto Díaz, Mariana Neves and Virginia Francisco
Exploring Negation Annotations in the DrugDDI Corpus
Paper Poster Presentation
Stefan Schulz, Catalina Martinez Costa, Markus Kreuzthaler, Jose Antonio Mińarro-Giménez, Ulrich Andersen, Anders Boeck Jensen and Bente Maegaard
Semantic Relation Discovery by using Co-occurrence Information
Paper Poster Presentation
Lorraine Goeuriot, Wendy Chapman, Gareth J.F. Jones, Liadh Kelly, Johannes Leveling and Sanna Salanterä
Building Realistic Potential Patients Queries for Medical Information Retrieval Evaluation
Paper Presentation
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-18:00 Structured Discussion
  • What are the most needed resources for health and biomedical text processing that currently do not exist or are not available?
  • What would their availability enable us to do that we cannot do now?
  • Why are these resources not available or do not exist?
  • How can we make them available or create them?