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Conference Time!

Friday Nov 2 

 

 

 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Mining the biomedical literature might be even harder than we thought...
David Lipman, Director of the National Center for Biotechnology Information (Keynote)
 

10:30-11:00 a.m.

Coffee Break


11:00-12:30 p.m.

Paper Session #1

Discovering Health Beliefs in Twitter
Sanmitra Bhattacharya, Hung Tran and Padmini Srinivasan
 
Experimenting with Drugs (and Topic Models): Multi-Dimensional Exploration of Recreational Drug Discussions
Michael Paul and Mark Dredze
 
An Inference Method for Linking Disease Mentions to MeSH® Identifiers
Rezarta Islamaj Dogan and Zhiyong Lu
 

12:30-2:00 p.m.

Lunch


2:00-3:30 p.m.

Paper Session #2

PROBE: Periodic Random Orbiter Algorithm for Machine Learning
Larry H. Smith, Won Gyu Kim and W. John Wilbur
 
Global and Local Approach of Part-of-Speech Tagging for Large Corpora
Shi Yu, Robert Grossman and Andrey Rzhetsky
 
Integration of UMLS and MEDLINE in Unsupervised Word Sense Disambiguation
Antonio Jimeno and Alan Aronson

3:30-4:00 p.m.

Coffee Break


4:00-5:30 p.m.

Poster Presentations


6:00-7:00 p.m.

Reception


 

 


Saturday Nov 3

 


9:30-10:30 a.m.

Probabilistic Approaches for Discovery and Prediction from Clinical Temporal Data
Suchi Saria, Johns Hopkins University (Invited Talk)
 

10:30-11:00 a.m.

Coffee Break


11:00-12:30 p.m.

Paper Session #3

Automatic Formalization of Clinical Practice Guidelines
Matthew Gerber, Donald Brown and James Harrison
 
Collaborative Biomedical Information Retrieval
Paul Thompson and Suzanne Thompson
 
OCR-based Image Features for Biomedical Image and Article Classification: Identifying Documents relevant to Cis-Regulatory Elements
Hagit Shatkay, Ramya Narayanaswamy, Santosh Shashank Nagaral, Na Harrington, Dorothea Blostein, Ryan Tarpine, Kyle Schutter, Rohith Mv, Gowri Somanath, Sorin Istrail and Chandra Kambahmettu
 

12:30-2:00 p.m.

Lunch


2:00-3:30 p.m.

Challenge Session #1

Lost in Publication: Application of Text Mining to Information Access and Database Curation
Zhiyong Lu, NCBI/NLM
 
BioC: An Interchange Format and Tools for Biomedical Natural Language Processing

 


3:30-4:00 p.m.

Coffee Break


4:00-5:30 p.m.

Challenge Session #2

The TREC Medical Records Track
 
BioASQ: A Challenge on Large-Scale Biomedical Semantic Indexing and Question Answering
Georgios Paliouras, NCSR "Demokritos", Greece

6:00-7:30 p.m.

Plenary Session organized by AAAI


 



Sunday Nov 4

 


9-10:30 a.m.    

Reasoning with Data Extracted from the Scientific Literature
William Cohen, Carnegie Mellon University 
 

10:30-11:00 a.m.

Coffee Break


11:00-12:30 p.m.

Paper Session #4

Subgraph Matching-based Literature Mining for Biomedical Relations and Events
Haibin Liu, Vlado Keselj, Christian Blouin and Karin Verspoor
 
Generating Interpretable Hypotheses Based on Syllogistic Patterns
Takuya Hagimura, Kazuhiro Seki and Kuniaki Uehara
 
Notes about the OntoGene pipeline
Fabio Rinaldi, Gerold Schneider, Simon Clematide and Gintare Grigonyte.
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