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2020

Towards Automatic Bot Detection in Twitter for Health-related Tasks. Davoudi, Anahita; Klein, Ari Z; Sarker, Abeed; Gonzalez-Hernandez, Graciela;AMIA Summits on Translational Science Proceedings.

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Advancing social media mining for pharmacoepidemiology: data-specific training improves SVM and deep neural network classifiers for detecting reports of medication intake on Twitter. Klein, Ari Z; Cai, Haitao; Gonzalez-Hernandez, Graciela. AMIA Annual Symposium

2019

Overview of the fourth social media mining for health (SMM4H) shared tasks at ACL 2019. Weissenbacher D, Sarker A, Magge A, Daughton A, O’Connor K, Paul M, Gonzalez G. InProceedings of the Fourth Social Media Mining for Health Applications (# SMM4H) Workshop & Shared Task 2019 Aug (pp. 21-30).

Proceedings of the Fourth Social Media Mining for Health Applications (# SMM4H) Workshop & Shared Task. Weissenbacher D, Gonzalez G. InProceedings of the Fourth Social Media Mining for Health Applications (# SMM4H) Workshop & Shared Task 2019 Aug.

Towards real-time opioid abuse surveillance: machine learning for automatic characterization of opioid-related tweets. Sarker A, Gonzalez-Hernandez G, De Roos F, Perrone J. InCLINICAL TOXICOLOGY 2019 Jun 3 (Vol. 57, No. 6, pp. 474-475). 2-4 PARK SQUARE, MILTON PARK, ABINGDON OR14 4RN, OXON, ENGLAND: TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD.

Characterizing opioid-related tweets: a comparison between prescription and illicit opioid chatter. Sarker A, Gonzalez-Hernandez G, De Roos F, Perrone J. InCLINICAL TOXICOLOGY 2019 Jun 3 (Vol. 57, No. 6, pp. 475-475). 2-4 PARK SQUARE, MILTON PARK, ABINGDON OR14 4RN, OXON, ENGLAND: TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD.

Semeval-2019 task 12: Toponym resolution in scientific papers. Weissenbacher D, Magge A, O’Connor K, Scotch M, Gonzalez G. InProceedings of the 13th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation 2019 Jun (pp. 907-916).

THE NOTICE BREAST CANCER STUDY FIRST QUARTER RESULTS: SOCIAL MEDIA MINING FOR PROBABLE ENDOCRINE THERAPY-INDUCED ADVERSE DRUG REACTIONS. Breitenstein MK, Cai H, O’Connor K, Gonzalez-Hernandez G. InCLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY & THERAPEUTICS 2019 Mar 1 (Vol. 105, pp. S119-S119). 111 RIVER ST, HOBOKEN 07030-5774, NJ USA: WILEY.

Bi-directional Recurrent Neural Network Models for Geographic Location Extraction in Biomedical Literature. Magge A, Weissenbacher D, Sarker A, Scotch M, Gonzalez-Hernandez G. InPSB 2019 Jan 1 (pp. 100-111).

An Analysis of a Twitter Corpus for Training a Medication Intake Classifier. Klein, Ari Z; Sarker, Abeed; O’Connor, Karen; Gonzalez-Hernandez, Graciela; AMIA Summits on Translational Science Proceedings.

2018

Dealing with medication non-adherence expressions in Twitter. Onishi T, Weissenbacher D, Klein A, O’Connor K, Gonzalez G. InProceedings of the 2018 EMNLP Workshop SMM4H: The 3rd Social Media Mining for Health Applications Workshop & Shared Task 2018 Oct (pp. 32-33).

Overview of the third social media mining for health (SMM4H) shared tasks at EMNLP 2018. Weissenbacher D, Sarker A, Paul M, Gonzalez G. InProceedings of the 2018 EMNLP Workshop SMM4H: The 3rd Social Media Mining for Health Applications Workshop & Shared Task 2018 Oct (pp. 13-16).

Clinical NER and relation extraction using bi-char-LSTMs and random forest classifiers. Magge A, Scotch M, Gonzalez-Hernandez G. InInternational Workshop on Medication and Adverse Drug Event Detection 2018 May 16 (pp. 25-30).

A rule-based approach to determining pregnancy timeframe from contextual social media postings. Rouhizadeh M, Magge A, Klein A, Sarker A, Gonzalez G. InProceedings of the 2018 International Conference on Digital Health 2018 Apr 23 (pp. 16-20).

PSB 2019 Workshop on Text Mining and Visualization for Precision Medicine. Gonzalez-Hernandez G, Lu Z, Leaman R, Weissenbacher D, Boland MR, Chen Y, Du J, Fluck J, Greene CS, Holmes J, Kashyap A. InPacific Symposium on Biocomputing 2019 2018 (pp. 449-454). World Scientific.

Toxicovigilance through social media: quantifying abuse-indicating information in Twitter data. Sarker A, Gonzalez G, DeRoos FJ, Nelson LS, Perrone J. InCLINICAL TOXICOLOGY 2018 Jan 1 (Vol. 56, No. 6, pp. 454-454). 2-4 PARK SQUARE, MILTON PARK, ABINGDON OR14 4RN, OXON, ENGLAND: TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD.

Comparing Adverse Events Data from Systematic Reviews and Consumer Social Media Posts. Golder S, Smith K, Loke Y, Sarker A, O’Connor K, Gonzalez G. 25th Cochrane Colloquium, Edinburgh, UK, 16-18 September 2018

2017

Extracting geographic locations from the literature for virus phylogeography using supervised and distant supervision methods. D Weissenbacher, A Sarker, T Tahsin, M Scotch, G Gonzalez. AMIA Summits on Translational Science Proceedings 2017, 114-122.

HLP@UPenn at SemEval-2017 Task 4A: A simple, self-optimizing text classification system combining dense and sparse vectors. Sarker A, Gonzalez G. SemEval 2017. To appear.

Mining Adverse Events in Twitter: Experiences of Adalimumab Users. Smith K, Sarker A, Nikfarjam A, Malone D, Gonzalez G. ISPOR 22nd Annual International Meeting. 2017. Abstract.

Extracting geographic locations from the literature for virus phylogeography using supervised and distant supervision methods. Weissenbacher D, Sarker A, Tahsin T, Scotch M, Gonzalez G. AMIA TBI Joint Summits. 2017.

Social media mining for identification and exploration of health-related information from pregnant women. Chandrashekar P, Magge A, Sarker A, Gonzalez G. Workshop on Mining Online Health Reports (MOHRS). 2017. Cambridge, U.K. Archived at: arXiv:1702.02261.

2016

Finding potentially unsafe nutritional supplements from user reviews with topic modeling. Sullivan R, Sarker A, O’Connor K, Goodin A, Karlsrud M, Gonzalez G. Pacific Symposium of Biocomputing (PSB). 2016; 528—539.

Social Media Mining Shared Task Workshop. Sarker A, Nikfarjam A, Gonzalez G. Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing (PSB). 2016. 581—592.

Social Media Mining for Public Health Monitoring and Surveillance. Paul MJ, Sarker A, Brownstein JS, Nikfarjam A, Scotch M, Smith K, Gonzalez G. Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing (PSB). 2016.  468—479.

Towards Automatic Detection of Abnormal Cognitive Decline and Dementia Through Linguistic Analysis of Writing Samples. Weissenbacher D, Travis JA, Laura W, Amylou D, Dona L, Richard C, Gonzalez G. Proceedings of NAACL. 1198-1207. 2016.

2015

Knowledge-driven geospatial location resolution for phylogeographic models of virus migration. Weissenbacher D, Tahsin T, Beard R, Figaro M, Rivera R, Scotch M, Gonzalez G; in 23rd Annual International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB)/14th European Conference on Computational Biology (ECCB). 2015. Accepted: Dublin, Ireland.

DIEGOLab: An Approach for Message-level Sentiment Classification in Twitter. Sarker A, Nikfarjam A, Weissenbacher D, Gonzalez G. SemEval-2015. 2015; 510—514.

2014

Pharmacovigilance on Twitter? Mining Tweets for Adverse Drug Reactions. O’Connor K, Nikfarjam A, Ginn R, Pimpalkhute P, Sarker A, Smith K, Gonzalez G, Proceedings of the Annual Symposium of the American Medical Informatics Association, Washington DC. November 2014.

Mining Twitter for adverse drug reaction mentions: a corpus and classification benchmark. Ginn R, Pimpalkhute P, Nikfarjam A, Patki A, O’Connor K, Sarker A, Smith K, Gonzalez G. Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Building and Evaluating Resources for Health and Biomedical Text Processing (BioTxtM2014). May 2014.

Text Classification towards Detecting Misdiagnosis of an Epilepsy Syndrome in a Pediatric Population. Sullivan R, Yao R, Jarar R, Buchhalter J; Proceedings of the Annual Symposium of the American Medical Informatics Association, Washington DC, November 2014.

Mining Adverse Drug Reaction Signals from Social Media: Going Beyond Extraction. Patki A, Sarker A, Pimpalkhute P, Nikfarjam A, Ginn R, O’Connor K, Smith K, Gonzalez G; In: Proceedings of Phenotype Day @ ISMB, Joint Bio-Ontologies and  BioLink SIGs Session, July 2014, Boston MA.

Phonetic spelling filter for keyword selection in drug mention mining from social media. Pimpalkhute P, Patki A, Nikfarjam A, Gonzalez G; AMIA Summits Transl Sci Proc. 2014 Apr 7;2014:90-5. eCollection 2014.

Automatic Gene Prioritization in Support of the Inflammatory Contribution to Alzheimer’s Disease. Furniss SK, Yao R, Gonzalez G; AMIA Summits on Translational Science Proceedings, 2014.

Natural language processing methods for enhancing geographic metadata for phylogeography of zoonotic viruses. Tahsin T, Beard R, Rivera R, Lauder R, Wallstrom G, Scotch M, Gonzalez G; AMIA Jt Summits Transl Sci Proc. 2014 Apr 7;2014:102-11. eCollection 2014.