Psuedo-data generation for the extraction of Problems, Treatments and Tests. Jeff Smith, Evan French, William Cramer, Ozlem Uzuner and Bridget T. McInnes. In Proceedings of the 2020 American Medical Informatics Summit.
Congratulations Amy Olex for her review on clinical time line extraction being published in JBI!
Untapped Potential of Clinical Text for Opioid Surveillance, Amy L. Olex, Tamas Gal, Majid Afshar, Dmitriy Dligach, Niranjan Karnik, Travis Oakes, Brihat Sharma, Meng Xie, Bridget McInnes, Julian Solway, Abel N. Kho, William Cramer, and F. G. Moeller. In Proceedings of the American Medical Informatics Annual Symposium, 2019.
Congratulations Clint Cuffy on being highlighted in the 2018 Research Week Undergraduate Researchers!Clint Cuffy 2018 [View Image]
Congratulations Abigail Byram on winning School of Engineering Computer Science best TA Award!!Abigail Byram 2018 [View Image]
Congratulations Clint Cuffy, Jeffrey Smith and Jennifer Fore for their presentations at the Dean's Undergraduate Research Symposium. With a Special Congratulations to Clint Cuffy for winning second place which was a prize of $200!!
Congratulation Ali Senhaji on his internship presentation for his research on document classification for the Framework for Nanotechnology Discovery. Ali worked in the lab Spring-Summer of 2017! Stay tuned for a paper describing his work!
Ali also won the Erasmus+ Scholarship study at the University of Eastern Finland next semester (Spring 2018).
Congratulations Brandon Watts on winning Cap TechBest Use of Natural Language Processing award at Ram Hacks!! Go read about his development of a Natural Live Polling application to identify relevant information from twitter and predict information about the population and try it out on his GitHub site!
Congratulations Sam Henry and Amy Olex on their VCU Travel Grant Award to present their research at the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Conference! Read about their research here:
NLP@VCU has two papers accepted to BioNLP year! Congratulations Sam Henry and Clint Cuffy!
Evaluating Feature Extraction Methods for Knowledge-based Biomedical Word Sense Disambiguation. Sam Henry, Clint Cuffy and Bridget McInnes. In Proceedings of the 16th Workshop on Biomedical Natural Language Processing (BioNLP) at the Association of Computational Linguistics, 2017.
Improving Correlation with Human Judgments by Integrating Semantic Similarity with Second--Order Vectors. Bridget McInnes and Ted Pedersen. In Proceedings of the 16th Workshop on Biomedical Natural Language Processing (BioNLP) at the Association of Computational Linguistics, 2017.
Congratulations Sam Henry for winning the School of Engineering Graduate Teaching Award!SamHenryGTA2017 [View Image]
Congratulations Clint Cuffy on winning an Undergraduate Research Summer Fellowship for his proposal on Identifying relations in biomedical text for literature-based discovery!
Congratulations to the Backlog Boys and Girls of the CIT for their awesome presentation on the VCU Biomedical Visualization Project. You can see their presentation here. Stay tuned for the release of their system!
Thank you Nick, Grant, Jocelyn, George, Reece, Luke, Amelia, and Jack!
Congratulations Gabby Jones for giving an impressive presentation at the 2016 DERI symposium!Gabby Jones 2016 DERI Symposium [View Image]
Congratulations Marley Hodson, Tanin Izadi, Ivan Jimenez, Ryan Murphy, Gabrielle Jones, Bridget McInnes and Nastassja Lewinski for their abstract being accepted at the 2016 nanoTOX conference!
Congratulations Gerard Briones, Ellen Korcovelos, Ryan Murphy and Keith Herbert for presenting their research at the VCU Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 20, 2016!Gerard Briones [View Image] Ryan Murphy [View Image] Ellen Korcovelos [View Image]
The VCU NLP Lab had three SemEval 2016 papers accepted this year! Congratulations Gerard Briones and Sam Henry!
VCU-TSA at Semeval-2016 Task 4: Sentiment Analysis in Twitter. Gerard Briones, Kasun Amarasinghe and Bridget McInnes.
VRep at Semeval-2016 Task 1 and Task 2: A System for Interpretable Semantic Similarity. Sam Henry and Allison Sands.
VCU at Semeval-2016 Task 14: Evaluating Similarity Measures for Semantic Taxonomy Enrichment. Bridget McInnes.
Congratulations Sam Henry on being awarded the Computer Science Teaching Assistant of the year! Here is the VCU NLP Lab celebrating with Sam!Mountain View [View Image]
Congratulations Ellen Korcovelos and Megan Davis for their first place finishes at the CAPWIC 2016 poster competition and flash talk! You can see Ellen's poster here and view Megan's flash talk here.Mountain View [View Image]
Ellen Korcovelos presented her work on the Prediction of Lexical Anomalies (POLA) at the VCU Fall 2015 Undergraduate Research Symposium! You can see her poster here.