W20: NLP COVID-19 Workshop (NLPCovid)

Karin Verspoor, Kevin Cohen, Mark Dredze, Emilio Ferrara, Jonathan May, Robert Munro, Cecile Paris, Byron Wallace

Live Session: Jul 10 (00:30-04:30 GMT)
NLPCovid invite submissions related to any aspect of natural language processing (NLP) applied to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, in an open, rapid review format that will allow this active and late-breaking research to be shared and discussed.

Time (PDT) Event Speakers
July 09, 5:30 PM-5:35 PM Welcome & Intro to the workshop
July 09, 5:35 PM-5:45 PM CORD-19: The COVID-19 Open Research Dataset Lucy Lu Wang, Kyle Lo, Yoganand Chandrasekhar, Russell Reas, Jiangjiang Yang, Doug Burdick, Darrin Eidedarrine, Kathryn Funk, Yannis Katsis, Rodney Kinney, Yunyao Li, Ziyang Liu, William Merrill, Paul Mooney, Dewey Murdick, Devvret Rishi, Jerry Sheehan, Zhihong Shenzhihosh, Brandon Stilson, Alex Wade, Kuansan Wang, Nancy Xin Ru Wang, Chris Wilhelm, Boya Xie, Douglas Raymond, Daniel S Weld, Oren Etzioni, Sebastian Kohlmeier
July 09, 5:45 PM-5:55 PM Rapidly Deploying a Neural Search Engine for the COVID-19 Open Research Dataset: Preliminary Thoughts and Lessons Learned Edwin Zhang, Nikhil Gupta, Rodrigo Nogueira, Kyunghyun Cho, Jimmy Lin
July 09, 5:55 PM-6:05 PM Document Classification for COVID-19 Literature Bernal Jimenez Gutierrez, Juncheng Zeng, Dongdong Zhang, Ping Zhang, Yu Su
July 09, 6:05 PM-6:15 PM Enabling Low-Resource Transfer Learning across COVID-19 Corpora by Combining Event-Extraction and Co-Training Alexander Spangher, Nanyun Peng, Jonathan May, Emilio Ferrara
July 09, 6:15 PM-6:25 PM Self-supervised context-aware Covid-19 document exploration through atlas grounding Dusan Grujicic, Gorjan Radevski, Tinne Tuytelaars, Matthew B. Blaschko
July 09, 6:25 PM-6:35 PM CODA-19: Reliably Annotating Research Aspects on 10,000+ CORD-19 Abstracts Using a Non-Expert Crowd Ting-Hao (Kenneth) Huang, Chieh-Yang Huang, Chien-Kuang Cornelia Ding, Yen-Chia Hsu, C. Lee Giles
July 09, 6:35 PM-6:45 PM Session 1 Q&A (15 minutes)
July 09, 6:50 PM-7:00 PM Break (10 minutes)
July 09, 7:00 PM-7:10 PM Information Retrieval and Extraction on COVID-19 Clinical Articles Using Graph Community Detection and Bio-BERT Embeddings Debasmita Das, Yatin Katyal, Janu Verma, Rajesh Kumar Ranjan, Shashank Dubey, Aakash Deep Singh, Sourojit Bhaduri, Kushagra Agarwal
July 09, 7:10 PM-7:20 PM What Are People Asking About COVID-19? A Question Classification Dataset Jerry Wei, Chengyu Huang, Soroush Vosoughi, Jason Wei
July 09, 7:20 PM-7:30 PM Jennifer for COVID-19: An NLP-Powered Chatbot Built for the People and by the People to Combat Misinformation Yunyao Li, Tyrone Grandison, Patricia Silveyra, Ali Douraghy, Xinyu Guan, Thomas Kieselbach, Chengkai Li, Haiqi Zhang
July 09, 7:30 PM-7:40 PM A Natural Language Processing System for National COVID-19 Surveillance in the US Department of Veterans Affairs Alec B Chapman, Kelly S Peterson, Augie Turano, Tamára L Box, Katherine S Wallace, Makoto Jones
July 09, 7:40 PM-7:50 PM Measuring Emotions in the COVID-19 Real World Worry Dataset Bennett Kleinberg, Isabelle van der Vegt, Maximilian Mozes
July 09, 7:50 PM-8:00 PM Estimating the effect of COVID-19 on mental health: Linguistic indicators of depression during a global pandemic JT Wolohan
July 09, 8:00 PM-8:15 PM Session 2 Q&A (15 minutes)
July 09, 8:15 PM-8:25 PM Break (10 minutes)
July 09, 8:25 PM-8:35 PM Exploration of Gender Differences in COVID-19 Discourse on Reddit Jai Aggarwal, Ella Rabinovich, Suzanne Stevenson
July 09, 8:35 PM-8:45 PM Cross-language sentiment analysis of European Twitter messages during the COVID-19 pandemic Anna Kruspe, Matthias Haeberle, Xiao Xiang Zhu
July 09, 8:45 PM-8:55 PM Cross-lingual Transfer Learning for COVID-19 Outbreak Alignment Sharon Levy, William Yang Wang
July 09, 8:55 PM-9:05 PM COVID-19 and Arabic Twitter: How can Arab World Governments and Public Health Organizations Learn from Social Media? Lama Alsudias, Paul Rayson
July 09, 9:05 PM-9:15 PM NLP-based Feature Extraction for the Detection of COVID-19 Misinformation Videos on YouTube Juan Carlos Medina Serrano, Orestis Papakyriakopoulos, Simon Hegelich
July 09, 9:15 PM-9:30 PM Session 3 Q&A (15 minutes)
July 09, 9:30 PM Closing
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