ACL 2003 Workshop on Natural Language Processing in Biomedicine

Friday, July 11, 2003
9:00-9:05 Welcome and opening of the workshop
9:05-9:30 Gene Name Extraction Using FlyBase Resources
Alex Morgan, Lynette Hirschman, Alexander Yeh  and  Marc Colosimo
9:30-9:55 Unsupervised Monolingual and Bilingual Word-Sense Disambiguation of Medical Documents using UMLS
Dominic Widdows, Stanley Peters, Scott Cederberg, Chiu-Ki Chan, Diana Steffen  and  Paul Buitelaar
9:55-10:20 Using Domain-Specific Verbs for Term Classification
Irena Spasic, Goran Nenadic  and  Sophia Ananiadou
10:20-10:50 Break
10:50-11:05 Enhancing Performance of Protein Name Recognizers Using Collocation
Wen-Juan Hou  and  Hsin-Hsi Chen
11:05-11:30 Two-Phase Biomedical NE Recognition based on SVMs
Ki-Joong Lee, Young-Sook Hwang  and  Hae-Chang Rim
11:30-11:55 Boosting Precision and Recall of Dictionary-Based Protein Name Recognition
Yoshimasa Tsuruoka  and  Jun'ichi Tsujii
11:55-12:10 Effective Adaptation of Hidden Markov Model-based Named Entity Recognizer for Biomedical Domain
Dan Shen, Jie Zhang, Guodong Zhou, Jian Su  and  Chew-Lim Tan
12:10-12:25 Bio-Medical Entity Extraction using Support Vector Machines
Koichi Takeuchi  and  Nigel Collier
12:25-12:40 Protein Name Tagging for Biomedical Annotation in Text
Kaoru Yamamoto, Taku Kudo, Akihiko Konagaya  and  Yuji Matsumoto
12:40-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:50 Invited Speech: Opportunities and Challenges for NLP in Biomedicine
Carol Friedman
14:50-15:05 Answering Clinical Questions with Role Identification
Yun Niu, Graeme Hirst, Gregory McArthur  and  Patricia Rodriguez-Gianolli
15:05-15:30 Extracting Information on Pneumonia in Infants Using Natural Language Processing of Radiology Reports
Eneida A. Mendonca, Janet Haas, Lyudmila Shagina, Elaine Larson  and  Carol Friedman
15:30-15:45 Identification of Patients with Congestive Heart Failure using a Binary Classifier: A Case Study.
Serguei V. Pakhomov, James Buntrock  and  Christopher G. Chute
16:10-16:25 Encoding Biomedical Resources in TEI: The Case of the GENIA Corpus
Tomaz Erjavec, Jin-Dong Kim, Tomoko Ohta, Yuka Tateisi  and  Jun'ichi Tsujii
16:25-16:40 Exploring Adjectival Modification in Biomedical Discourse Across Two Genres
Olivier Bodenreider  and  Serguei V. Pakhomov
15:45-16:10 Break
16:40-16:55 An Investigation of Various Information Sources for Classifying Biological names
Manabu Torii, Sachin Kamboj  and  K. Vijay-Shanker
16:55-17:10 Selecting Text Features for Gene Name Classification: from Documents to Terms
Goran Nenadic, Simon Rice, Irena Spasic, Sophia Ananiadou  and  Benjamin Stapley
17:10-17:30 Closing of the Workshop