digital libraries

BioASQ challenge on large-scale biomedical semantic indexing and question answering

Abbreviated Title: 
BioASQ challenge
Call for Participation
Event Dates: 
18 Mar 2013 - 30 Aug 2013
Contact: 
George Paliouras
Contact Email: 
paliourg [at] iit [dot] demokritos [dot] gr

BioASQ challenge on large-scale biomedical semantic indexing and question answering
(BioASQ workshop to be collocated with CLEF 2013 in Valencia, Spain on September 27, 2013)

Web site: http://bioasq.org/
twitter: https://twitter.com/bioasq

The BioASQ challenge aims to push for a solution to the information access problem of biomedical experts. It will evaluate the ability of systems to perform various tasks in the biomedical QA process:
1. large-scale classification of biomedical documents onto ontology concepts (semantic indexing),

Joint Conference on Digital Libraries

Abbreviated Title: 
JCDL 2011
Call for Papers
Submission Deadline: 
23 Jan 2011
Event Dates: 
13 Jun 2011 - 17 Jun 2011
Location: 
University of Ottawa
City: 
Ottawa
Country: 
Canada
Contact: 
Conference Chair Glen Newton, Carleton University
Contact: 
Program Chair: Mike Wright, National Center for Atmospheric Research
Contact: 
Program Chair: Lillian Cassel, Villanova University
Contact Email: 
newtong [at] acm [dot] org
Contact Email: 
mwright [at] ucar [dot] edu

Digital libraries is an area that provides interesting opportunities
for NLP/ML approaches in the areas of information management,
access, classification etc., and there have been papers presenting
these in past conferences (including the best paper award at the
JCDL 2009 conference). The conference generally has an acceptance
rate of 25% (+/-5%). Due dates: Full papers Jan 23, 2011, short
papers Feb 8 2011.

Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL 2011)
June 13-17, 2011 - Ottawa, Canada
http://www.jcdl2011.org
Hosted by the University of Ottawa

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