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Category:   E-CFP
Subject:   Final Call for Papers BioASQ workshop on biomedical semantic indexing and question answering
Email:   ionandr_(on)_gmail.com
Date received:   25 Jul 2013
Deadline:   15 Aug 2013
Start date:   27 Aug 2013

[ please distribute - apologies for multiple postings ] 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! __________________________________________ - ELSNET mailing list Elsnet-list_(at)_elsnet.org - To manage your subscription go to: https://list.hum.uu.nl/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/elsnet-list

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