Professor Karin Verspoor

  • Room: Level: 06 Room: 6.23
  • Building: Doug McDonell Building
  • Campus: Parkville

Research interests

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

Recent publications

  1. Chen Q, Zobel J, Verspoor C. Duplicates, redundancies and inconsistencies in the primary nucleotide databases: a descriptive study. DATABASE-THE JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL DATABASES AND CURATION. Oxford University Press. 2017.
  2. Bouadjenek M, Verspoor C, Zobel J. Literature consistency of bioinformatics sequence databases is effective for assessing record quality. DATABASE-THE JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL DATABASES AND CURATION. Oxford University Press. 2017, Vol. 2017, Issue 1.
  3. Hameed PN, Verspoor C, Kusljic S, Halgamuge S. Positive-Unlabeled Learning for inferring drug interactions based on heterogeneous attributes. BMC BIOINFORMATICS. Biomed Central. 2017, Vol. 18, Issue 1.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Sun Y, Hameed P, Verspoor C, Halgamuge S. A physarum-inspired prize-collecting steiner tree approach to identify subnetworks for drug repositioning. 15th International Conference On Bioinformatics (InCoB) - Systems Biology. Biomed Central. 2016, Vol. 10.
  7. Romano S, Nguyen X, Bailey J, Verspoor C. Adjusting for Chance Clustering Comparison Measures. JOURNAL OF MACHINE LEARNING RESEARCH. Journal of Machine Learning Research. 2016, Vol. 17.
  8. Li X, Verspoor C, Gray K, Barnett S. Analysing Health Professionals' Learning Interactions in an Online Social Network: A Longitudinal Study. 24th Australian National Health Informatics Conference (HIC). IOS Press. 2016, Vol. 227. Editors: Georgiou A, Schaper LK, Whetton S.
  9. 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.
  10. Hoogeveen D, Verspoor C, Baldwin T. CQADupStack: Gold or Silver?. Proceedings of the Second WebQA Workshop. 2016.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Verspoor C, Heo GE, Kang KY, Song M. Establishing a baseline for literature mining human genetic variants and their relationships to disease cohorts. ACM 9th International Workshop on Data and Text Mining in Biomedical Informatics - Medical Informatics and Decision Making. Biomed Central. 2016, Vol. 16.
  14. Chen Q, Wan Y, Lei Y, Zobel J, Verspoor C. Evaluation of CD-HIT for constructing non-redundant databases. 2016 IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BIOINFORMATICS AND BIOMEDICINE (BIBM). IEEE Computer Society. 2016. Editors: Tian T, Jiang Q, Liu Y, Burrage K, Song J, Wang Y, Hu X, Morishita S, Zhu Q, Wang G.
  15. 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.

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