[Corpora-List] Final Call for Papers BioASQ workshop on biomedical semantic indexing and question answering

Axel Ngonga ngonga at informatik.uni-leipzig.de
Thu Jul 25 12:44:42 CEST 2013

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BioASQ workshop on biomedical semantic indexing and question answering

Invited talks and second call for papers

Webpage: http://www.bioasq.org/workshop/ Submission: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=bioasq2013 Email: bioasq2013 at easychair.org Expected submissions: Short (max. 6 pages) and long (max. 12 pages) Submission format: LNCS

IMPORTANT DATES *************** Submission Deadline: August 15th, 2013 Notification of acceptance/rejection: August 31st, 2013 Camera-Ready Paper Deadline: September 15th, 2013 Workshop: September 27th, 2013 *** Please note the due to the very tight schedule, no extensions to the deadlines will be possible. ***

INVITED TALKS ************* We are delighted to announce the invited speakers for the workshop: - Alan R Aronson, Lister Hill Center, U.S. National Library of Medicine, USA - Jennifer Chu-Caroll, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA

NON-EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF TOPICS *****************************

The topics of interest include (but are not restricted to): * Large-scale hierarchical text classification * Large-scale classification of documents onto ontology concepts (semantic indexing) * Classification of questions onto ontological concepts * Scalable approaches to document clustering * Text summarization, especially multi-document and query-focused summarization * Verbalization of structured information and related queries (RDF, OWL, SPARQL, etc.) * Question Answering over structured, semi-structured and unstructured data * Reasoning for information retrieval and question answering * Information retrieval over fragmented sources of information * Efficient indexing and storage structures for information retrieval * Delivery of the retrieved information in a concise and user-understandable form

During the workshop, the results of the open BioASQ challenge will also be presented.

VENUE ***** The workshop will be held at the Technical University of Valencia, as a post-conference workshop after CLEF 2013. The Workshop will take place in building 1E, room "Salon de actos". Note that this is NOT the building where CLEF will be taking place!

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