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2020

Classification betters regression in query-based multi-document summarisation techniques for question answering: Macquarie University at BioASQ7b

Mollá, D. & Jones, C., 2020, Machine Learning and Knowledge Discovery in Databases: International Workshops of ECML PKDD 2019, Proceedings. Cellier, P. & Driessens, K. (eds.). Cham, Switzerland: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 624-635 12 p. (Communications in Computer and Information Science; vol. 1168 CCIS).

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2019

Overview of the ALTA 2019 shared task: sarcasm target identification

Molla, D. & Joshi, A., 2019, Proceedings of the 17th Annual Workshop of the Australasian Language Technology Association. Mistica, M., Piccardi, M. & MacKinlay, A. (eds.). Melbourne, VIC: Australasian Language Technology Association, p. 192–196 5 p.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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3 Citations (Scopus)

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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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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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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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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6 Citations (Scopus)

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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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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3 Citations (Scopus)

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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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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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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2 Citations (Scopus)
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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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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1 Citation (Scopus)
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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3 Citations (Scopus)

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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4 Citations (Scopus)
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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1 Citation (Scopus)

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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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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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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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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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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Exploiting paraphrases in a question answering system

Rinaldi, F., Dowdall, J., Kaljurand, K., Hess, M. & Mollá, D., 2003, Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Paraphrasing: paraphrase acquisition and applications (IWP2003). Inui, K. & Hermjakob, U. (eds.). East Stroudsburg, USA: Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 25-32 8 p.

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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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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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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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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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