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. Verspoor C, Ofoghi B, Robles Granda M. CommViz: Visualization of semantic patterns in large social communication networks. Information Visualization. 2017.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  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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