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2018

Macquarie University at BioASQ 6b: deep learning and deep reinforcement learning for query-based multi-document summarisation

Molla, D., 2018, The 6th BioASQ Workshop: A challenge on large-scale biomedical semantic indexing and question answering: Proceedings of the Workshop. Stroudsburg: Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 22-29 8 p.

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Reinforcement learning
Neural networks
Deep learning
Experiments

Overview of the 2018 ALTA Shared Task: classifying patent applications

Molla, D. & Seneviratne, D., Dec 2018, Proceedings of the Australasian Language Technology Association Workshop 2018. Kim, S. M. & Zhang, X. J. (eds.). Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 84-88 5 p.

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Open Access

Supervised machine learning for extractive query based summarisation of biomedical data

Mandeep Kaur & Molla, D., 2018, Ninth International Workshop on Health Text Mining and Information Analysis (LOUHI): Proceedings of the Workshop. Stroudsburg: Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 29-37 9 p.

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Learning systems
Automation
2017

Automated text summarisation and evidence-based medicine: a survey of two domains

Sarker, A., Molla, D. & Paris, C., 25 Jun 2017, (Submitted) Arxiv.org pre-prints. 35 p.

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Medicine
Processing

CSIRO at 2017 TREC Precision Medicine Track

Nguyen, V., Karimi, S., Falamaki, S., Molla, D., Paris, C. & Wan, S., 2017, The Twenty-Sixth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2017) Proceedings. National Institute of Standards and Technology, 5 p.

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Merging
Medicine
Genes

Macquarie University at BioASQ 5b: Query-based summarisation techniques for selecting the ideal answers

Molla, D., 2017, BioNLP 2017 : SIGBioMed Workshop on Biomedical Natural Language Processing. Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 67-75 9 p.

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Open Access
Experiments
Deep learning

On extending neural networks with loss ensembles for text classification

Hajiabadi, H., Molla, D. & Monsefi, R., 2017, Australasian Language Technology Association Workshop 2017: Proceedings of the Workshop. Wong, J. S-M. & Haffari, G. (eds.). p. 98-102 5 p.

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Labels
Neural networks
Learning systems

Overview of the 2017 ALTA Shared Task: correcting OCR errors

Molla, D. & Cassidy, S., 2017, Australasian Language Technology Association Workshop 2017: Proceedings of the Workshop. Wong, J. S-M. & Haffari, G. (eds.). p. 115-118 4 p.

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Optical character recognition

Towards the use of deep reinforcement learning with global policy For query-based extractive summarisation

Molla, D., 2017, Australasian Language Technology Association Workshop 2017: Proceedings of the Workshop. Wong, J. S-M. & Haffari, G. (eds.). p. 103-107 5 p.

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Reinforcement learning
Learning systems
Labels
Neural networks
2016

Incorporating tweet relationships into topic derivation

Nugroho, R., Molla-Aliod, D., Yang, J., Zhong, Y., Paris, C. & Nepal, S., 2016, Computational Linguistics - 14th International Conference of the Pacific Association for Computaitonal Linguistics, PACLING 2015, Revised Selected Papers. Hasida, K. & Purwarianti, A. (eds.). Singapore: Springer, Springer Nature, Vol. 593. p. 177-190 14 p. (Communications in Computer and Information Science; vol. 593).

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Information use
Experiments

Overview of the 2016 alta shared task: cross-KB coreference

Chisholm, A., Hachey, B. & Molla-Aliod, D., 2016, Proceedings of the Australasian Language Technology Association Workshop 2016. Caulfield: Australasian Language Technology Association, p. 172-175 4 p. (Proceedings of the Australasian Language Technology Workshop; vol. 14).

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Websites

Semi-supervised clustering of medical text

Sahoo, P., Ekbal, A., Saha, S., Molla, D. & Nandan, K., 2016, ClinicalNLP 2016 Clinical Natural Language Processing Workshop: proceedings of the Workshop . Stroudsburg PA: Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 23-31 9 p.

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Open Access
File
Evolutionary algorithms
Medicine
2014

Document distance for the automated expansion of relevance judgements for information retrieval evaluation

Mollá, D., Amini, I. & Martinez, D., 2014, Proceedings of the ACM SIGIR Workshop on Gathering Efficient Assessments of Relevance (GEAR). United States: Cornell University Library, p. 1-4 4 p.

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Information retrieval

The computational linguistics summarization pilot task

Jaidka, K., Chandrasekaran, M. K., Elizalde, B. F., Jha, R., Jones, C., Kan, M-Y., Khanna, A., Molla-Aliod, D., Radev, D. R. & Ronzano, F., 2014, The computational linguistics summarization pilot task.

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2013

An Approach for automatic multi-label classification of medical sentences

Sarker, A., Mollá-Aliod, D. & Paris, C., 2013, Louhi 2013: Proceedings of the 4th International Louhi Workshop on Health Document Text Mining and Information Analysis. Suominen, H. (ed.). Eveleigh NSW: NICTA, p. 1-6 6 p.

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An approach for query-focused text summarisation for evidence based medicine

Sarker, A., Mollá, D. & Paris, C., 2013, Artificial Intelligence in Medicine: 14th Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, AIME 2013, Murcia, Spain, May 29 – June 1, 2013. Proceedings. Peek, N., Marín Morales, R. & Peleg, M. (eds.). Heidelberg: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 295-304 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 7885).

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Summarization
Medicine
Statistics
Query
Target

Automatic prediction of evidence-based recommendations via sentence-level polarity classification

Sarker, A., Mollá-Aliod, D. & Paris, C., 2013, IJCNLP 2013: Proceedings of the Sixth International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing. Nagoya, Japan: Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing, p. 712-718 7 p.

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Experiments

Clustering of medical publications for evidence based medicine summarisation

Shash, S. F. & Mollá, D., 2013, Artificial Intelligence in Medicine: 14th Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, AIME 2013, Proceedings. Peek, N., Marín Morales, R. & Peleg, M. (eds.). Heidelberg: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 305-309 5 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 7885).

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Summarization
Medicine
Clustering
K-means Clustering
Natural Language

Learning from OzCLO, the Australian Computational and Linguistics Olympiad

Estival, D., Henderson, J., Laughren, M., Mollá, D., Bow, C., Nordlinger, R., Rieschild, V., Schalley, A. C., Stanley, A. W. & Mrowa-Hopkins, C., 2013, Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Teaching Natural Language Processing. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 35-41 7 p.

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Open Access
File
linguistics
learning
student
school
staff

Multi-objective optimization for clustering of medical publications

Ekbal, A., Saha, S., Mollá, D. & Ravikumar, K., 2013, ALTA 2013: Proceedings of the Australasian Language Technology Association Workshop. Karimi, S. & Verspoor, K. (eds.). Brisbane: Australasian Language Technology Association, p. 53-61 9 p.

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Multiobjective optimization
Medicine
Learning systems
Processing

Overview of the 2013 ALTA shared task

Mollá, D., 2013, ALTA 2013: Proceedings of the Australasian Language Technology Association Workshop. Karimi, S. & Verspoor, K. (eds.). Brisbane: Australasian Language Technology Association, p. 132-136 5 p.

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Towards information retrieval evaluation with reduced and only positive judgements

Mollá, D., Martinez, D. & Amini, I., 2013, Proceedings of the 18th Australasian Document Computing Symposium, ADCS 2013. Sitbon, L. (ed.). New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), p. 109-112 4 p.

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Information retrieval
2012

Detection of evidence in clinical research papers

Davis-Desmond, P. & Mollá, D., 2012, Proceedings of the Fifth Australasian Workshop on Health Informatics and Knowledge Management (HIKM 2012), Melbourne, Australia, 31 January - 3 February 2012. Butler-Henderson, K. & Gray, K. (eds.). Sydney: Australian Computer Society, p. 13-20 8 p. (Conferneces in research and practice in information technology; vol. 129).

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Classifiers
Knowledge based systems

Extractive evidence based medicine summarisation based on sentence-specific statistics

Sarker, A., Mollá, D. & Paris, C., 2012, Proceedings of the 25th IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems, CBMS 2012. Soda, P. & Tortorella, F. (eds.). Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 1-4 4 p. 6266373

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Evidence-Based Medicine
Medicine
Statistics
2010

A rule-based approach for automatic identification of publication types of medical papers

Sarker, A. & Molla-Aliod, D., 2010, ADCS 2010 - Proceedings of the Fifteenth Australasian Document Computing Symposium. Scholer, F., Trotman, A. & Turpin, A. (eds.). Melbourne, Australia: RMIT University, p. 84-88 5 p.

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Experiments

A Study on the use of search engines for answering clinical questions

Tutos, A. & Mollá, D., 2010, HIKM 2010: Proceedings of the Fourth Australasian Workshop on Health Informatics and Knowledge Management. Maeder, A. & Hansen, D. (eds.). Sydney: Australian Computer Society, p. 61-68 8 p. (Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology (CRPIT); vol. 108).

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Search Engine
Physicians
Dictionary
Evaluation
Taxonomy
2008

Indexing on semantic roles for question answering

Pizzato, L. A. & Mollá, D., 2008, IRQA 2008: Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Information Retrieval for Question Answering, August 24, 2008, Manchester, UK. Greenwood, M. A. (ed.). Morristown, N.J.: Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 74-81 8 p.

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Open Access
File
Labeling
Semantics
Costs
2007

A Named entity recogniser for question answering

van Zaanen, M. & Mollá, D., 2007, Proceedings of the 10th Conference of the Pacific Association for Computational Linguistics, PACLING 2007. Baldwin, T. & Martinez, D. (eds.). Pacific Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 317-324 8 p.

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Open Access
File
2006

AnswerFinder at TREC 2005

Molla, D. & van Zaanen, M., 2006, The Fourteenth text retrieval conference (TREC 2005): proceedings. Voorhees, E. M. & Buckland, L. P. (eds.). Gaithersburg, MD: National Institute of Standards and Technology, 9 p.

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Open Access
File
XML

Learning of graph-based question answering rules

Mollá, D., 2006, Proceedings of TextGraphs: Graph-based Algorithms for Natural Language Processing, Workshop at HLT/NAACL 2006. Mihalcea, R. & Radev, D. (eds.). United States: Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 37-44 8 p.

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Macquarie University at DUC 2006: question answering for summarisation

Mollá, D. & Wan, S., 2006, Proceedings of the document understanding conference 2006. Dang, H. & Harman, D. (eds.). Gaithersburg, MD: National Institute of Standards and Technology, p. 62-69 8 p.

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Open Access
File

Named entity recognition for question answering

Mollá, D., van Zaanen, M. & Smith, D., 2006, Proceedings of the 2006 Australasian language technology workshop 2006, November 30-December 1, 2006, Sancta Sophia College, Sydney. Cavedon, L. & Zukerman, I. (eds.). Carlton, Vic: Australasian Language Technology Association, p. 51-58 8 p.

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Open Access
File
Labels

Pseudo relevance feedback using named entities for question answering

Pizzato, L. A., Mollá, D. & Paris, C., 2006, Proceedings of the 2006 Australasian language technology workshop 2006, November 30-December 1, 2006, Sancta Sophia College, Sydney. Cavedon, L. & Zukerman, I. (eds.). Sydney: Australasian Language Technology Association, p. 83-90 8 p. (Proceedings of the Australasian Language Technology Workshop).

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Open Access
File
Information retrieval
Feedback
Experiments

Recognizing Textual Entailment via atomic propositions

Akhmatova, E. & Mollá, D., 2006, Machine Learning Challenges: Evaluating Predictive Uncertainty, Visual Object Classification, and Recogisng Textual Entailment. Quiñonero-Candela, J., Dagan, I., Magnini, B. . & d’Alché-Buc, F. (eds.). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 385-403 19 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 3944).

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Otters
Proposition
Language
Technology
Notation
2005

Classifying sentences using induced structure

Van Zaanen, M., Pizzato, L. A. & Mollá, D., 2005, String Processing and Information Retrieval - 12th International Conference, SPIRE 2005, Proceedings. Consens, M. & Navarro, G. (eds.). Berlin; New York: Springer, Springer Nature, Vol. 3772 LNCS. p. 139-150 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 3772 LNCS).

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Learning systems
Machine Learning
Classifiers
Regular Expressions
Classify

Extracting exact answers using a meta question answering system

Pizzato, L. A. S. & Mollá Aliod, D., 2005, Australasian Language Technology Workshop 2005: proceedings of the workshop, 10-11 December 2005, University of Sydney, Sydney Australia. Melbourne: Australasian Language Technology Association, p. 105-112 8 p. (Proceedings of the Australasian Language Technology Workshop).

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Open Access
File
Information retrieval systems
Search engines
World Wide Web

Learning of graph rules for question answering

Mollá, D. & van Zaanen, M., 2005, Australasian Language Technology Workshop 2005: proceedings of the workshop, 10-11 December 2005, University of Sydney, Sydney Australia. Melbourne: Australasian Language Technology Association, p. 15-23 9 p. (Proceedings of the Australasian Language Technology Workshop).

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Open Access
File
2004

AnswerFinder: question answering by combining lexical, syntactic and semantic information

Mollá, D. & Gardiner, M., 2004, Proceedings of the Australian Language Technology Workshop 2004. Asudeh, A., Paris, C. & Wan, S. (eds.). Canberra, ACT: The Australian Speech Science and Technology Association (ASSTA), p. 9-16 8 p.

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Syntactics
Semantics
2003

Anaphora resolution in ExtrAns

Mollá, D., Schwitter, R., Rinaldi, F., Dowdall, J. & Hess, M., 2003, Proceedings of the 2003 International Symposium on Reference Resolution and Its Applications to Question Answering and Summarization. ARQAS, p. 67-74 8 p.

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Open Access
File
Equivalence classes
Processing

AnswerFinder in TREC 2003

Mollá, D., 2003, Text REtrieval Conference, TREC 2003 (12th : 2003): proceedings. Voorhees, E. M. & Buckland, L. P. (eds.). Gaithersburg, MD: National Institute of Standards and Technology, p. 392-398 7 p. (NIST special publication; vol. SP 500-255).

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Linguistics

Intrinsic versus extrinsic evaluations of parsing systems

Mollá, D. & Hutchinson, B., 2003, EACL 2003: 10th Conference of the European Chapter : proceedings of the conference, April 12-17th, 2003, Agro Hotel, Budapest, Hungary. East Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 43-50 8 p.

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Natural language processing in the undergraduate curriculum

Dale, R., Mollá Aliod, D. & Schwitter, R., 2003, Computing education 2003: proceedings of the fifth Australasian Computing Education Conference, Adelaide, Australia, February 2003. Greening, T. & Lister, R. (eds.). Sydney: Australian Computer Society, p. 9-13 5 p.

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NLP for answer extraction in technical domains

Mollá, D., Schwitter, R., Rinaldi, F., Dowdall, J. & Hess, M., 2003, EACL 2003: 10th Conference of the European Chapter : proceedings of the conference, April 12-17th, 2003, Agro Hotel, Budapest, Hungary. East Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 5-12 8 p.

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Towards reconciling use cases via controlled language and graphical models

Böttger, K., Schwitter, R., Richards, D. & Mollá, D., Mar 2003, Web knowledge management and decision support: 14th International Conference on Applications of Prolog, INAP 2001, Tokyo, Japan, October 20-22, 2001 : revised papers. Bartenstein, O., Geske, U., Hannebauer, M. & Yoshie, O. (eds.). Berlin; New York, NY: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 115-128 14 p. (Lecture notes in computer science; vol. 2543).

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Open Access
File
Formal concept analysis
Requirements engineering
Language Model
Graphical Models
Terminology

Towards semantic-based overlap measures for question answering

Mollá, D., 2003, Proceedings of the Australasian Language Technology Workshop 2003, December 10, 2003 University of Melbourne, Australia. Knot, A. & Estival, D. (eds.). Melbourne: University of Melbourne, p. 130-137 8 p.

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Open Access
File
2002

Answer extraction in technical domains

Rinaldi, F., Hess, M., Mollá, D., Schwitter, R., Dowdall, J., Schneider, G. & Fournier, R., 2002, Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing - 3rd International Conference, CICLing 2002, Proceedings. Gelbukh, A. (ed.). Berlin; New York: Springer, Springer Nature, Vol. 2276. p. 360-369 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 2276).

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Information retrieval
Alike
Overload
Information Retrieval
Industry

Dependency-based semantic interpretation for answer extraction

Mollá, D. & Hutchinson, B., 2002, Proceedings of the 2002 Australasian Natural Language Processing Workshop. Sydney: Macquarie University, p. 25-32 8 p.

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Semantics

Evangelising language technology: a practically - focussed undergraduate program

Dale, R., Mollá Aliod, D. & Schwitter, R., 2002, 40th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: 7-12 July 2002, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. San Francisco: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, p. 27-32 6 p.

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industry
language
experience
student

Towards answer extraction: an application to technical domains

Rinaldi, F., Dowdall, J., Hess, M., Molla, D. & Schwitter, R., 2002, ECAI 2002: 15th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, proceedings. Van Harmelen, F. (ed.). Amsterdam, Netherlands: IOS Press, p. 460-464 5 p. (Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications; vol. 77).

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Open Access
File
2001

From plain English to controlled English

Mollá, D. & Schwitter, R., 2001, Proceedings of the 2001 Australasian Natural Language Processing Workshop. Sydney, Australia: Macquarie University, p. 81-87 7 p.

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Open Access
File
plain
document
plan