BioNLP 2013
A workshop of ACL 2013
Sofia, Bulgaria
August 8-9, 2013
E-mail: BioNLP2008 arroba
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Program, talks, and posters

Please note that the links to the papers will not work until they have been posted on the ACL Anthology website.

The schedule for the second day of the workshop will be listed on the BioNLP-ST 2013 web site at

Thursday, August 8, 2013

8:40–8:50Opening Remarks
 Session 1: Clinical text processing
8:50–9:10Earlier Identification of Epilepsy Surgery Candidates Using Natural Language Processing
Pawel Matykiewicz, Kevin Cohen, Katherine D. Holland, Tracy A. Glauser, Shannon M. Standridge, Karen M. Verspoor and John Pestian
9:10–9:30Identification of Patients with Acute Lung Injury from Free-Text Chest X-Ray Reports
Meliha Yetisgen-Yildiz, Cosmin Bejan and Mark Wurfel
9:30–9:50Discovering Temporal Narrative Containers in Clinical Text
Timothy Miller, Steven Bethard, Dmitriy Dligach, Sameer Pradhan, Chen Lin and Guergana Savova
9:50–10:10Identifying Pathological Findings in German Radiology Reports Using a Syntacto-semantic Parsing Approach
Claudia Bretschneider, Sonja Zillner and Matthias Hammon
10:10–10:30Corpus-Driven Terminology Development: Populating Swedish SNOMED CT with Synonyms Extracted from Electronic Health Records
Aron Henriksson, Maria Skeppstedt, Maria Kvist, Martin Duneld and Mike Conway
10:30–11:00Morning coffee break
11:00–12:00Invited Talk by Galia Angelova
12:00–12:30BioNLP Shared Task overview by Claire Nedellec
12:30–14:00Lunch break
 Session 2: Biomedical language processing
14:00–14:20Exploring Word Class N-grams to Measure Language Development in Children
Gabriela Ramirez-de-la-Rosa, Thamar Solorio, Manuel Montes, Yang Liu, Lisa Bedore, Elizabeth Pena and Aquiles Iglesias
14:20–14:40Interpreting Consumer Health Questions: The Role of Anaphora and Ellipsis
Halil Kilicoglu, Marcelo Fiszman and Dina Demner-Fushman
14:40–15:00Evaluating Large-scale Text Mining Applications Beyond the Traditional Numeric Performance Measures
Sofie Van Landeghem, Suwisa Kaewphan, Filip Ginter and Yves Van de Peer
15:00–15:20Recognizing Sublanguages in Scientific Journal Articles through Closure Properties
Irina Temnikova and Kevin Cohen
15:30–16:00Afternoon coffee break
16:00–16:20BEL Networks Derived from Qualitative Translations of BioNLP Shared Task Annotations
Juliane Fluck, Alexander Klenner, Sumit Madan, Sam Ansari, Tamara Bobic, Julia Hoeng, Martin Hofmann-Apitius and Manuel Peitsch
16:20–16:40 Unsupervised Linguistically-Driven Reliable Dependency Parses Detection and Self-Training for Adaptation to the Biomedical Domain
Felice Dell’Orletta, Giulia Venturi and Simonetta Montemagni
 Poster Session (16:40–17:30)
 Adapting a Parser to Clinical Text by Simple Pre-processing Rules
Maria Skeppstedt
 Using the Argumentative Structure of Scientific Literature to Improve Information Access
Antonio Jimeno Yepes, James Mork and Alan Aronson
 Using Latent Dirichlet Allocation for Child Narrative Analysis
Khairun-nisa Hassanali, Yang Liu and Thamar Solorio
 Effect of Out Of Vocabulary Terms on Inferring Eligibility Criteria for a Retrospective Study in Hebrew EHR
Raphael Cohen and Michael Elhadad
 Parallels between Linguistics and Biology
Sutanu Chakraborti and Ashish Tendulkar

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