Associate Professor Karin Verspoor

Research Interests

  • Bioinformatics and Computational Bioscience
  • Biomedical Natural Language Processing (Text Mining)
  • Health informatics (Biomedical ontologies)

Recent Publications

  1. Cohen KB, Verspoor C, Fort K, Bada M, Palmer M, Hunter L. The Colorado Richly Annotated Full Text (CRAFT) Corpus: Multi-Model Annotation in the Biomedical Domain. Handbook of Linguistic Annotation. 2017. Editors: Ide N, Pustejovsky J.
  2. Choi M, Zobel J, Verspoor C. A categorical analysis of coreference resolution errors in biomedical texts. Journal of Biomedical Informatics. Academic Press. 2016, Vol. 60.
  3. Li X, Verspoor C, Gray K, Barnett S. Analysing health professionals' learning interactions in an online social network: A longitudinal study. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. IOS Press. 2016, Vol. 227.
  4. Choi M, Liu H, Baumgartner W, Zobel J, Verspoor C, Verspoor K. Coreference resolution improves extraction of Biological Expression Language statements from texts.. Database (Oxford). Oxford University Press. 2016, Vol. 2016.
  5. Pang C, Chang S, Verspoor C, Pearce J. Designing health websites based on users' web-based information-seeking behaviors: A mixed-method observational study. Journal of Medical Internet Research. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2016, Vol. 18, Issue 6.
  6. Verspoor C, Heo GE, Kang KY, Song M. Establishing a baseline for literature mining human genetic variants and their relationships to disease cohorts. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. Biomed Central. 2016, Vol. 16.
  7. Panyam NC, Verspoor C, Verspoor K, Cohn T, Ramamohanarao K. Exploiting tree kernels for high performance chemical induced disease relation extraction. 7th International Symposium on Semantic Mining in Biomedicine (SMBM). 2016, Vol. 1650.
  8. Pang C, Pang PC, Verspoor C, Pearce J, Chang S. Finding and exploring health information with a slider-based user interface. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. IOS Press. 2016, Vol. 227.
  9. Li T, Kurgan L, Palade V, Goebel R, Holzinger A, Verspoor C, Wani MA. Preface. Proceedings - 2015 IEEE 14th International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications, ICMLA 2015. 2016.
  10. Chen Q, Zobel J, Zhang X, Verspoor C, Verspoor K. Supervised learning for detection of duplicates in genomic sequence databases. PLoS ONE. Public Library of Science. 2016, Vol. 11, Issue 8.
  11. Ahamed T, Lederman R, Bosua R, Verspoor C, Buntine W, Hart G. Towards a Methodology for Nursing-Specific Clinical Decision Support Systems (CDSS). Journal of Decision Systems. HERMES Science Europe. 2016, Vol. 25.
  12. Ofoghi B, Mann M, Verspoor C. TOWARDS EARLY DISCOVERY OF SALIENT HEALTH THREATS: A SOCIAL MEDIA EMOTION CLASSIFICATION TECHNIQUE.. Pac Symp Biocomput. 2016, Vol. 21.
  13. Kahanda I, Funk CS, Ullah F, Verspoor C, Ben-Hur A. A close look at protein function prediction evaluation protocols. GIGASCIENCE. Biomed Central. 2015, Vol. 4.
  14. Li X, Gray K, Verspoor C, Barnett S. Analysing health professionals' learning interactions in online social networks: A social network analysis approach. 2015 Health Informatics New Zealand Conference (HiNZ). 2015.
  15. Groza T, Verspoor C. Assessing the Impact of Case Sensitivity and Term Information Gain on Biomedical Concept Recognition. PLOS ONE. Public Library of Science. 2015, Vol. 10, Issue 3.

Karin Verspoor

Level: 06 Room: 6.23
Doug Mcdonell Building, Parkville
University of Melbourne
3010 Australia

T: 8344 4902
E: karin.verspoor@unimelb.edu.au


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