email: cnyingliu at yahoo dot com
http://www.cis.uab.edu/kddm/students/liuyi/Research.htm (some research source code)
I helped developing UMLS-Similarity: http://atlas.ahc.umn.edu/cgi-bin/umls_similarity.cgi
2007 Ph. D. Computer Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)
Dissertation: Outlier Detection by Network Flow.
2004 M.S. Computer Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham1998 B.S. Computer Sciences, Wuhan University, China.
Publications (Download Papers)
 2012 S. Pakhomov, B.T. McInnes, Y. Liu, J. Lamba, G.B. Melton, V. Lamba, A.K. Birnbaum. Using PharmGKB to Train Text Mining Approaches for Identifying Potential Gene Targets for Pharmacogenomic Studies. Journal for Biomedical Informatics. (accepted)
 2009 Ying Liu, Xin Chen, and Chengcui Zhang. Semantic clustering for region-based image retrieval. Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Volume 20, Issue 2. pp 157-166.
 2008 Ying Liu and Alan P. Sprague. Outlier detection and evaluation by network flow. International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, Volume 33, Issue 2/3. pp 237-246
 McInnes, Pedersen, Ying Liu, Melton, Pakhomov. U-path : An undirected path-based measure of semantic similarity - To appear in the Proceedings of the Annual Symposium of the American Medical Informatics Association, November 2014, Washington, DC.
 2012 Ying Liu, Robert Bill, Marcelo Fiszman, Thomas
Rindflesch, Ted Pedersen, Genevieve B. Melton, Serguei Pakhomov. Using SemRep
to Label Semantic Relations Extracted from Clinical Text. Appears in the Proceedings of the Annual Symposium of the
American Medical Informatics Association, November 3-7, 2012, pp. 587 - 595,
 2012 Robert Bill, Ying Liu, Bridget T. McInnes, Genevieve B. Melton, Ted Pedersen, Serguei Pakhomov. Evaluating Semantic Relatedness and Similarity Measures with Standardized MedDRA Queries. Appears in the Proceedings of the Annual Symposium of the American Medical Informatics Association, November 3-7, 2012, pp. 43 - 50, Chicago, IL.
 2012 Ted Pedersen, Serguei Pakhomov Bridget McInnes, Ying Liu. Measuring the Similarity and Relatedness of Concepts in the Medical Domain. Appears in the Proceedings of the 2nd ACM SIGHIT International Health Informatics Symposium, January 28-30, 2012, pp. 879, Miami, FL (tutorial)
 2012 Ying Liu, Bridget T. McInnes, Ted Pedersen,Ted Pedersen, Serguei Pakhomov and Genevieve B. Melton. Semantic Relatedness Study Using Second Order Co-Occurrence Vector Computed by Biomedical Corpora, UMLS and WordNet. Appears in the Proceedings of the 2nd ACM SIGHIT International Health Informatics Symposium, January 28-30, 2012, pp. 363 - 371, Miami, FL. (acceptance rate 17%)
 2011Bridget T. McInnes, Ted Pedersen, Ying Liu, Serguei Pakhomov and Genevieve B. Melton. Using Second-order vectors in a Knowledge-based Method for Acronym Disambiguation. Appears in the Proceedings of the Fifteenth Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning (CoNLL 2011), June 23-24, 2011, pp. 145 - 153, Portland, Oregon.
 2011 Ted Pedersen, Banerjee, McInnes, Kohli, Joshi, and Ying Liu. The Ngram, Statistics Package (Text::NSP) - A Flexible Tool for Identifying Ngrams, Collocations, and Word Associations. Appears in the Proceedings of Multiword Expressions : from Parsing and generation to the Real World (MWE 2011), an ACL HLT 2011 Workshop, June 23, 2011, pp. 131 - 133, Portland, Oregon. (Demonstration System)
 2010 Serguei Pakhomov, Bridget McInnes, Terrence Adam, Ying Liu, Ted Pedersen, and Genevieve B. Melton. Semantic Similarity and Relatedness between Clinical Terms: An Experimental Study. American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2010, pp 572-576. (acceptance rate 50%)
 2006 Ying Liu, Xin Chen, Chengcui Zhang, and Alan Sprague. An Interactive Region-Based Image Clustering and Retrieval Platform. IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME 2006), pp 929-932. (acceptance rate 20%)
 2004 Ying Liu and Alan P. Sprague. Outlier Detection and Evaluation by Network Flow. The 2004 International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications, pp 436-442.
 2004 Ying Liu, Alan P. Sprague and Elliot Lefkowitz. Network Flow for Outlier Detection. In Proceedings of 2004 ACM Southeast Conference, pp 402-403.