Programme (December 14, 2011)

Start End Title Authors
9:15 9:30 Opening
9:30 10:00 Anatomical Entity Recognition with Open Biomedical Ontologies Sampo Pyysalo, Tomoko Ohta, Sophia Ananiadou
10:00 10:30 Resolving Speculation and Negation Scope in Biomedical Articles with a Syntactic Constituent Ranker Jonathon Read, Erik Velldal, Stephan Oepen, Lilja Øvrelid
10:30 11:00 Mining Characteristics of Epidemiological Studies from Medline: A Case Study in Obesity George Karystianis, Iain Buchan, Goran Nenadic
11:00 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 12:00 The Languages of Health in GP Electronic Patient Records: A Zipf’s Law Analysis Leila R Kalankesh, Andy Brass, John New, Patricia Baker
12:00 12:30 Automatic Classification of Factuality Levels – A Case Study on Swedish Diagnoses and the Impact of Local Context Sumithra Velupillai
12:30 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 15:00 Keynote: Multimodal Biomedical Information Retrieval Dina Demner-Fushman
15:00 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 15:50 Statistical Approach to PubMed Query Reformulation Tuan Luu, Andrew Gan Jian Wen, Jung-Jae Kim
15:50 16:10 Applying N-Gram Language Modeling for Pattern Mining in Whole Genome Sequences Madhavi Ganapathiraju, Mohamed Thahir, Asia Mitchell
16:10 17:30 Poster session
17:30 22:00 Tour of the National Museum of Singapore and banquet

Programme (December 15, 2011)

Start End Title Authors
9:30 10:00 Pathway Curation Support as an Information Extraction Task Tomoko Ohta, Sampo Pyysalo, Sophia Ananiadou, Junichi Tsujii
10:00 10:30 Automatic Algorithm Selection for MeSH Heading Indexing Based on Meta-Learning Antonio Jimeno, James G. Mork, Dina Demner-Fushman, Alan Aronson
10:30 11:00 Annotation of Biomedical Text with Gene Regulation Ontology: Towards Semantic Web for Biomedical Literature Jung-Jae Kim, Xu Han, Watson Wei Khong Chua
11:00 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 12:00 Adapting the Cluster Ranking Supervised Model to Resolve Coreferences in the Drug Literature Riza Theresa Batista-Navarro, Sophia Ananiadou
12:00 12:30 Topic Classification for Suicidology Jonathon Read, Erik Velldal, Lilja Øvrelid
12:30 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 15:00 Keynote: Can Machines Understand Chemistry in Scientific Publications? Peter Murray-Rust
15:00 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 15:50 All Concepts at Once and One Concept at a Time in Clinical Concept Extraction Manabu Torii, Kavishwar Wagholikar, Hongfang Liu
15:50 16:10 Almost Total Recall: Semantic Category Disambiguation Using Large Lexical Resources and Approximate String Matching Pontus Stenetorp, Sampo Pyysalo, Sophia Ananiadou, Jun'Ichi Tsujii
16:10 16:30 Analyzing Disagreements among ICD-9-CM Coders Seung-Cheol Baek, Jong C. Park
16:30 17:00 Closing