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. Romano S, Nguyen XV, Bailey J, Verspoor C. A framework to adjust dependency measure estimates for chance. 16th SIAM International Conference on Data Mining 2016, SDM 2016. 2016.
  4. Romano S, Nguyen X, Bailey J, Verspoor C. Adjusting for chance clustering comparison measures. Journal of Machine Learning Research. 2016, Vol. 17.
  5. Jiang Y, Oron TR, Clark WT, Bankapur AR, D'Andrea D, Lepore R, Funk CS, Kahanda I, Verspoor C, Ben-Hur A, Koo DCE, Penfold-Brown D, Shasha D, Youngs N, Bonneau R, Lin A, Sahraeian SME, Martelli PL, Profiti G, Casadio R, Cao R, Zhong Z, Cheng J, Altenhoff A, Skunca N, Dessimoz C, Dogan T, Hakala K, Kaewphan S, Mehryary F, Salakoski T, Ginter F, Fang H, Smithers B, Oates M, Gough J, Toronen P, Koskinen P, Holm L, Chen C-T, Hsu W-L, Bryson K, Cozzetto D, Minneci F, Jones DT, Chapman S, Dukka BKC, Khan IK, Kihara D, Ofer D, Rappoport N, Stern A, Cibrian-Uhalte E, Denny P, Foulger RE, Hieta R, Legge D, Lovering RC, Magrane M, Melidoni AN, Mutowo-Meullenet P, Pichler K, Shypitsyna A, Li B, Zakeri P, Elshal S, Tranchevent L-C, Das S, Dawson NL, Lee D, Lees JG, Sillitoe I, Bhat P, Nepusz T, Romero AE, Sasidharan R, Yang H, Paccanaro A, Gillis J, Sedeno-Cortes AE, Pavlidis P, Feng S, Cejuela JM, Goldberg T, Hamp T, Richter L, Salamov A, Gabaldon T, Marcet-Houben M, Supek F, Gong Q, Ning W, Zhou Y, Tian W, Falda M, Fontana P, Lavezzo E, Toppo S, Ferrari C, Giollo M, Piovesan D, Tosatto SCE, Del Pozo A, Fernandez JM, Maietta P, Valencia A, Tress ML, Benso A, Di Carlo S, Politano G, Savino A, Rehman HU, Re M, Mesiti M, Valentini G, Bargsten JW, Van Dijk ADJ, Gemovic B, Glisic S, Perovic V, Veljkovic V, Veljkovic N, Almeida-E-silva DC, Vencio RZN, Sharan M, Vogel J, Kansakar L, Zhang S, Vucetic S, Wang Z, Sternberg MJE, Wass MN, Huntley RP, Martin MJ, O'Donovan C, Robinson PN, Moreau Y, Tramontano A, Babbitt PC, Brenner SE, Linial M, Orengo CA, Rost B, Greene CS, Mooney SD, Friedberg I, Radivojac P. An expanded evaluation of protein function prediction methods shows an improvement in accuracy. GENOME BIOLOGY. Biomed Central. 2016, Vol. 17, Issue 1.
  6. 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.
  7. Choi M, Liu H, Baumgartner W, Zobel J, Verspoor C. Coreference resolution improves extraction of Biological Expression Language statements from texts. DATABASE-THE JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL DATABASES AND CURATION. Oxford University Press. 2016, Vol. 2016.
  8. 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.
  9. Li X, Verspoor C, Gray K, Barnett S. Discovery of learning topics in an online social network for health professionals. CEUR Workshop Proceedings. 2016, Vol. 1683.
  10. 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.
  11. Panyam NC, Verspoor C, Cohn T, Kotagiri R. Exploiting tree kernels for high performance chemical induced disease relation extraction. 7th International Symposium on Semantic Mining in Biomedicine (SMBM). 2016, Vol. 1650.
  12. 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.
  13. Funk CS, Cohen KB, Hunter LE, Verspoor C. Gene Ontology synonym generation rules lead to increased performance in biomedical concept recognition. JOURNAL OF BIOMEDICAL SEMANTICS. Biomed Central. 2016, Vol. 7, Issue 1.
  14. Panyam NC, Khirbat G, Verspoor C, Cohn T, Kotagiri R. SeeDev Binary Event Extraction using SVMs and a Rich Feature Set. 4th BioNLP Shared Task Workshop. The Association for Computational Linguistics. 2016.
  15. Chen Q, Zobel J, Zhang X, Verspoor C. Supervised Learning for Detection of Duplicates in Genomic Sequence Databases. PLOS ONE. Public Library of Science. 2016, Vol. 11, Issue 8.

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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