W4: Workshop on Biomedical Natural Language Processing (BioNLP)

Dina Demner-Fushman, Kevin Cohen, Sophia Ananiadou, Jun'ichi Tsujii

Live Session: Jul 9 (15:30-01:00 GMT)
NLP can help improve health and BioNLP is the best venue for biomedical & clinical language processing researchers to learn how.

Time (PDT) Event Speakers
Jul 9, 8:30-8:40 Opening remarks Dina Demner-Fushman, Kevin Cohen, Sophia Ananiadou
Jul 9, 8:40-9:10 Biomedical Retrieval: Users, Data, and Tasks Kirk Roberts
Jul 9, 9:10-9:20 Quantifying 60 Years of Gender Bias in Biomedical Research with Word Embeddings Anthony Rios
Jul 9, 9:20-9:30 Sequence-to-Set Semantic Tagging for Complex Query Reformulation and Automated Text Categorization in Biomedical IR using Self-Attention Manirupa Das
Jul 9, 9:30-9:40 Interactive Extractive Search over Biomedical Corpora Hillel Taub-Tabib
Jul 9, 9:40-9:50 mproving Biomedical Analogical Retrieval with Embedding of Structural Dependencies Amandalynne Paullada
Jul 9, 9:50-10:00 DeSpin: a prototype system for detecting spin in biomedical publications Anna Koroleva
Jul 9, 10:00-10:30 Discussion Kirk Roberts, Anthony Rios, Manirupa Das, Hillel Taub-Tabib, Amandalynne Paullada, Anna Koroleva, Dina Demner-Fushman, Kevin Cohen, Sophia Ananiadou
Jul 9, 10:45-11:15 Challenges in Domain Adaptation for Medical NLP Tim Miller
Jul 9, 11:15-11:25 Towards Visual Dialog for Radiology Olga Kovaleva
Jul 9, 11:25-11:35 A BERT-based One-Pass Multi-Task Model for Clinical Temporal Relation Extraction Chen Lin
Jul 9, 11:35-11:45 Experimental Evaluation and Development of a Silver-Standard for the MIMIC-III Clinical Coding Dataset Tom Searle
Jul 9, 11:45-11:55 Comparative Analysis of Text Classification Approaches in Electronic Health Records Aurelie Mascio
Jul 9, 11:55-12:05 Noise Pollution in Hospital Readmission Prediction: Long Document Classification with Reinforcement Learning Liyan Xu,
Jul 9, 12:05-12:15 Evaluating the Utility of Model Configurations and Data Augmentation on Clinical Semantic Textual Similarity Yuxia Wang
Jul 9, 12:15-12:45 Discussion Tim Miller, Olga Kovaleva, Chen Lin, Tom Searle, Aurelie Mascio, Liyan Xu, Yuxia Wang, Dina Demner-Fushman, Kevin Cohen, Sophia Ananiadou
Jul 9, 13:30-14:00 Language Understanding Anna Rumshisky
Jul 9, 14:00-14:10 Entity-Enriched Neural Models for Clinical Question Answering Bhanu Pratap Singh Rawat
Jul 9, 14:10-14:20 Evidence Inference 2.0: More Data, Better Models Jay DeYoung
Jul 9, 14:20-14:30 Personalized Early Stage Alzheimer’s Disease Detection: A Case Study of President Reagan’s Speeches Ning Wang
Jul 9, 14:30-14:40 BioMRC: A Dataset for Biomedical Machine Reading Comprehension Dimitris Pappas
Jul 9, 14:40-14:50 Neural Transduction of Letter Position Dyslexia using an Anagram Matrix Representation Avi Bleiweiss
Jul 9, 14:50-15:00 Domain Adaptation and Instance Selection for Disease Syndrome Classification over Veterinary Clinical Notes Brian Hur
Jul 9, 15:00-15:30 Discussion Anna Rumshisky, Jay DeYong, Ning Wang, Dimitris, Pappas, Avi Bleiweiss, Brian Hur, Dina Demner-Fushman, Kevin Cohen, Sophia Ananiadou
Jul 9, 15:45-16:25 Machine Reading for Precision Medicine Hoifung Poon
Jul 9, 16:25-16:35 Benchmark and Best Practices for Biomedical Knowledge Graph Embeddings David Chang
Jul 9, 16:35-16:45 Extensive Error Analysis and a Learning-Based Evaluation of Medical Entity Recognition Systems to Approximate User Experience Isar Nejadgholi
Jul 9, 16:45-16:55 A Data-driven Approach for Noise Reduction in Distantly Supervised Biomedical Relation Extraction Saadullah Amin, Katherine Ann Dunfield, Günter Neumann
Jul 9, 16:55-17:05 Global Locality in Biomedical Relation and Event Extraction Elaheh ShafieiBavani
Jul 9, 17:05-17:15 An Empirical Study of Multi-Task Learning on BERT for Biomedical Text Mining Yifan Peng
Jul 9, 17:15-17:45 Discussion Hoifung Poon, David Chang, Isar Nejadgholi, Saadullah Amin, Katherine Ann Dunfield, Günter Neumann, Elaheh ShafieiBavani, Yifan Peng, Dina Demner-Fushman, Kevin Cohen, Sophia Ananiadou
Jul 9, 17:45-18:00 Closing remarks Dina Demner-Fushman, Kevin Cohen, Sophia Ananiadou
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