Medical Information Retrieval (MedIR) Workshop

A SIGIR 2016 workshop - Pisa, Italy - July, 21st 2016

Workshop programme

09:00-10:30 Welcome
Keynote by Pr Bill Hersh "Challenges for Information Retrieval and Text Mining in Biomedicine: Imperatives for Systems and Their Evaluation" - SLIDES
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-12:30 Systematic Review is e-Discovery in Doctor's Clothing - Matthew Lease, Gordon V. Cormack, An T. Nguyen, Thomas A. Trikalinos and Byron C. Wallace - SLIDES
Multimodal Biomedical Image Classification and Retrieval with Multi Response Linear Regression (MLR)-Based Meta Learning - Mahmudur Rahman and Prabir Bhattachrya
Improving Health Consumer Search with Contextual Information - Alexander Beloborodov and Lorraine Goeuriot
QuickUMLS: a fast, unsupervised approach for medical concept extraction - Luca Soldaini and Nazli Goharian. SLIDES - QuickUMLS on GitHub
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30 What remains to be evaluated in Multilingual Medical Search? - Allan Hanbury
Semantic Search Engine to Query into Electronic Health Records with a Multiple-Layer Query Language - Romain Lelong, Chloé Cabot, Lina F. Soualmia and Stefan Darmoni
Adapting SMT Query Translation Reranker to New Languages in Cross-Lingual Information Retrieval - Shadi Saleh and Pavel Pecina - SLIDES
Poster session
15:30-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-17:30 Poster session
Panel and discussion

Papers presented at the poster session: