Associate Professor Karin Verspoor

Research Interests

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

Recent Publications

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Ofoghi B, Verspoor C. Assessing the performance of American chief complaint classifiers on Victorian syndromic surveillance data. CEUR Workshop Proceedings. 2015, Vol. 1468.
  7. Pang PCI, Verspoor C, Pearce J, Chang S. Better health explorer: Designing for health information seekers. OzCHI 2015: Being Human - Conference Proceedings. 2015.
  8. Pang PCI, Verspoor C, Chang S, Pearce J. Better health information exploration. ACM International Conference Proceeding Series. 2015, Vol. 07-December-2015.
  9. Pang PCI, Verspoor C, Chang S, Pearce J. Conceptualising health information seeking behaviours and exploratory search: result of a qualitative study. Health and Technology. 2015, Vol. 5, Issue 1.
  10. Hoogeveen D, Verspoor C, Baldwin T. CQADupStack: A benchmark data set for community question-answering research. ACM International Conference Proceeding Series. 2015, Vol. 08-09-Dec-2015.
  11. Verspoor C. Drawing on millions of biomedical journal publications to do predictive biology. 2015 International Conference on Big Data and Smart Computing, BIGCOMP 2015. 2015.
  12. Funk CS, Kahanda I, Ben-Hur A, Verspoor C. Evaluating a variety of text-mined features for automatic protein function prediction with GOstruct. JOURNAL OF BIOMEDICAL SEMANTICS. Biomed Central. 2015, Vol. 6.
  13. Kocbek S, Cavedon L, Martinez D, Bain C, MacManus C, Haffari G, Zukerman I, Verspoor C. Evaluating classification power of linked admission data sources with text mining. CEUR Workshop Proceedings. 2015, Vol. 1468.
  14. Chen Q, Zobel J, Verspoor C. Evaluation of a machine learning duplicate detection method for bioinformatics databases. DTMBIO 2015 - Proceedings of the ACM 9th International Workshop on Data and Text Mining in Biomedical Informatics, co-located with CIKM 2015. 2015.
  15. Verspoor C, Kim J-D, Dumontier M. Interoperability of text corpus annotations with the semantic web. BMC Proceedings. 2015, Vol. 9, Issue Suppl 5.

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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