BioASQ Workshop schedule

09:00 - 09:20 Welcome
09:20 - 10:20 Keynote: Watson Beyond Jeopardy!: Adaptation to the Medical Domain, Jennifer Chu-Caroll, IBM Watson. [presentation]
10:20 - 10:50 Two hierarchical text categorization approaches for BioASQ semantic indexing challenge, Francisco J. Ribadas-Pena, Luis M. de Campos Ibanez, Victor M. Darriba-Bilbao and Alfonso E. Romero. [paper] [presentation]
10:50 - 11:10 Answering Factoid Questions in the Biomedical Domain, Dirk Weissenborn, George Tsatsaronis and Michael Schroeder. [paper] [presentation]
11:10 - 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 - 12:00 An Incremental Approach for MEDLINE MeSH Indexing, Dongqing Zhu, Dingcheng Li, Ben Carterette and Hongfang Liu. [paper] [presentation]
12:00 - 12:30 Evaluating feature selection methods for multi-label text classication, Newton Spolaor and Grigorios Tsoumakas. [paper] [presentation]
12:30 - 13:00 Identifying Publication Types Using Machine Learning, Antonio Jimeno-Yepes, James Mork and Alan Aronson. [paper] [presentation]
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 Keynote: Indexing the Biomedical Literature in a Time of Increased Demand and Limited Resources, Alan R Aronson, National Library of Medicine. [presentation]
15:00 - 15:20 The NLM Medical Text Indexer System for Indexing Biomedical Literature, James Mork, Antonio Jimeno-Yepes and Alan Aronson. [paper] [presentation]
15:20 - 15:40 Large-Scale Semantic Indexing of Biomedical Publications, Grigorios Tsoumakas, Manos Laliotis, Nikos Markantonatos and Ioannis Vlahavas. [paper] [presentation]
15:40 - 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 - 16:45 Overview of the first BioASQ challenge [presentation]
16:45 - 17:00 Award Announcements
17:00 - 18:00 Panel Discussion

Additional system descriptions that were not presented at the workshop

NCBI at the 2013 BioASQ challenge task: Learning to rank for automatic MeSH indexing, Yuqing Mao, Zhiyong Lu. [paper]

The University of Alberta participation in the BioASQ Challenge:The Wishart System, Yifeng Liu. [paper]