BioASQ 2023 Workshop Schedule


Monday September 18, 2023
16:10-16:15 Welcome
16:15-16:25 Overview of BioASQ Tasks 11b and Synergy11 in CLEF2023
  • Anastasios Nentidis, Georgios Katsimpras, Anastasia Krithara and Georgios Paliouras
16:25-16:40 Deep Metric Learning for Effective Passage Retrieval in the BioASQ Challenge
  • Andrés Rosso-Mateus, Manuel Montes-Y-Gómez, León Andrés Munoz Serna and Fabio Gonzalez
16:40-16:55 BioASQ 11B : Integrating domain specific vocabulary to BERT-based model for biomedical document ranking.
  • Maël Lesavourey and Gilles Hubert
16:55-16:10 Multi-stage Literature Retrieval System Trained by PubMed Search Logs for Biomedical Question Answering
  • Andrew D. Shin, Qiao Jin and Zhiyong Lu
Two-stage IR with synthetic training and zero-shot answer generation at BioASQ 11
  • Tiago Almeida, Richard A. A. Jonker, Roshan Poudel, Jorge M. Silva and Sérgio Matos
17:25-17:40 Semi-supervised training for biomedical question answering
  • Dimitra Panou and Martin Reczko
17:40-19:00 Poster Session
19:00 Welcome Reception
Tuesday September 19, 2023
09:30-09:45 Overview of MedProcNER task on medical procedure detection and entity linking at BioASQ 2023
  • Salvador Lima López, Eulália Farré-Maduell, Luis Gascó, Anastasios Nentidis, Anastasia Krithara, Georgios Katsimpras, Georgios Paliouras and Martin Krallinger
09:45-10:00 Discovering medical procedures in Spanish using Transformer models with MCRF and Augmentation
  • Tiago Almeida, Richard A. A. Jonker, Roshan Poudel, Jorge M. Silva and Sérgio Matos
10:00-10:15 Coming a long way with pre-trained transformers and string matching techniques: clinical procedure mention recognition and normalization
  • Mariia Chizhikova, Jaime Collado-Montañez, Manuel Carlos Díaz-Galiano, L. Alfonso Ureña-López and María-Teresa Martín-Valdivia
10:15-10:30 Leveraging Biomedical Ontologies for Clinical Procedures Recognition in Spanish at BioASQ MedProcNER
  • Petar Ivanov, Anna Aksenova, Tsvetan Asamov and Svetla Boytcheva
10:30-10:45 Fusion @ BioASQ MedProcNER: Transformer-based Approach for Procedure Recognition and Linking in Spanish Clinical Text
  • Sylvia Vassileva, Georgi Grazhdanski, Svetla Boytcheva and Ivan Koychev
10:45-11:00 VICOMTECH at MedProcNER 2023: Transformers-based Sequence-labelling and Cross-encoding for Entity Detection and Normalisation in Spanish Clinical Texts
  • Elena Zotova, Aitor García-Pablos, Montse Cuadros and German Rigau
11:00-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-13:00 CLEF2023 conference
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:15 NCU-IISR: Prompt Engineering on GPT-4 to Stove Biological Problems in BioASQ 11b Phase B
  • Chun-Yu Hsueh, Yu Zhang, Yu-Wei Lu, Jen-Chieh Han, Wilailack Meesawad and Richard Tzong-Han Tsai
14:15-14:30 Enhancing Biomedical Text Summarization and Question-Answering: On the Utility of Domain-Specific Pre-Training
  • Dima Galat and Marian-Andrei Rizoiu
14:30-14:45 Improving Biomedical Question Answering with Sentence-based Ranking at BioASQ-11b
  • Anna Aksenova, Tsvetan Asamov, Svetla Boytcheva and Petar Ivanov
14:45-15:00 Exploring Approaches to Answer Biomedical Questions: From Pre-processing to GPT-4
  • Hyunjae Kim, Hyeon Hwang, Chaeeun Lee, Minju Seo, Wonjin Yoon and Jaewoo Kang
15:00-15:15 Biomedical Question Answering using Transformer Ensembling
  • Raghav R, Jason Rauchwerk, Parth Rajwade and Tanay Gummadi
15:15-15:30 Is ChatGPT a Biomedical Expert? - Exploring the Zero-Shot Performance of Current GPT Models in Biomedical Tasks
  • Samy Ateia and Udo Kruschwitz
15:30-16:00 Coffee break
16:00–17:00 Invited Talk: "Biomedical Text Summarisation: methods, challenges, and future directions"
  • Sophia Ananiadou, The University of Manchester, UK
17:00-17:30 Award Announcements & Discussion