BioASQ 2018 Workshop Schedule


Thursday November 1, 2018
9:00–9:10 Welcome
9:10-10:10 Invited Talk: “Towards Explainable Question-Answering for Biomedical Applications”
  • Jin-Dong Kim, DBCLS, Japan
10:10–10:30 Results of the 6th edition of BioASQ Challenge
  • Anastasios Nentidis, Anastasia Krithara, Kostas Bougiatiotis, Georgios Paliouras and Ioannis Kakadiaris
10:30–11:00 Coffee break
Semantic role labeling tools for biomedical question answering: a study of selected tools on the BioASQ datasets
  • Fabian Eckert and Mariana Neves
Macquarie University at BioASQ 6b: Deep learning and deep reinforcement learning for query-based summarisation
  • Diego Molla
AUEB at BioASQ 6: Document and Snippet Retrieval
  • George Brokos, Polyvios Liosis, Ryan McDonald, Dimitris Pappas and Ion Androutsopoulos
MindLab Neural Network Approach at BioASQ 6B
  • Andrés Rosso-Mateus, Fabio A. González and Manuel Montes-y-Gómez
12:20–14:00 Lunch break
14:00–14:20 Ontology-Based Retrieval & Neural Approaches for BioASQ Ideal Answer Generation
  • Ashwin Naresh Kumar, Harini Kesavamoorthy, Madhura Das, Pramati Kalwad, Khyathi Chandu, Teruko Mitamura and Eric Nyberg
Extraction Meets Abstraction: Ideal Answer Generation for Biomedical Questions
  • Yutong Li, Nicholas Gekakis, Qiuze Wu, Boyue Li, Khyathi Chandu and Eric Nyberg
UNCC QA: Biomedical Question Answering system
  • Abhishek Bhandwaldar and Wlodek Zadrozn
An Adaption of BIOASQ Question Answering dataset for Machine Reading systems by Manual Annotations of Answer Spans. 
  • Sanjay Kamath, Brigitte Grau and Yue Ma
15:20–16:00 Coffee break
16:00–16:20 AttentionMeSH: Simple, Effective and Interpretable Automatic MeSH Indexer
  • Qiao Jin, Bhuwan Dhingra, William Cohen and Xinghua Lu
16:20–16:30 Award Announcements
16:30–17:30 Panel Discussion