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2017

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

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

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

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

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

2016

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

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

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

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

2015

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

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

2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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