CLEF 2012 Evaluation Labs and Workshop

Online Working Notes
17-20 Rome, Italy

Introduction
  • Introduction to the CLEF 2012 Labs
    Jussi Karlgren and Christa Womser-Hacker

CHiC: Cultural Heritage in CLEF
  • Cultural Heritage in CLEF (CHiC) Overview 2012
    Vivien Petras, Nicola Ferro, Maria Gäde, Antoine Isaac, Michael Kleineberg, Ivano Masiero, Mattia Nicchio, and Juliane Stiller

  • The Sheffield and Basque Country Universities Entry to CHiC: Using Random Walks and Similarity to Access Cultural Heritage
    Eneko Agirre, Paul Clough, Samuel Fernando, Mark Hall, Arantxa Otegi, and Mark Stevenson

  • UniNE at CLEF 2012
    Mitra Akasereh, Nada Naji, and Jacques Savoy

  • Chemnitz at the CHiC Evaluation Lab 2012: Creating an Xtrieval Module for Semantic Enrichment
    Jens Kürsten, Thomas Wilhelm, Daniel Richter, and Maximilian Eibl

  • Dealing with Sparse Document and Topic Representations: Lab Report for CHiC 2012
    Philipp Schaer, Daniel Hienert, Frank Sawitzki, Andias Wira-Alam, and Thomas Lüke

  • Query Expansion Using Wikipedia and Dbpedia
    Nitish Aggarwal and Paul Buitelaar

Information Retrieval in the Intellectual Property Domain (CLEF-IP)
  • CLEF-IP 2012: Retrieval Experiments in the Intellectual Property Domain
    Florina Piroi, Mihai Lupu, Allan Hanbury, Alan Sexton, Walid Magdy, and Igor Filippov


  • CLEF-IP - Passage Retrieval Starting from Claims
    • Report on the CLEF-IP 2012 Experiments: Exploring Passage Retrieval with the PIPExtractor
      Linda Andersson, Parvaz Mahdabi, Allan Hanbury, and Andreas Rauber
    • BiTeM Site Report for the Claims to Passage Task in CLEF-IP 2012
      Julien Gobeill and Patrick Ruch
    • Patent Terminlogy Analysis: Passage Retrieval Experiments for the Intellecutal Property Track at CLEF
      Julia Jürgens, Sebastian Kastner, Christa Womser-Hacker, and Thomas Mandl
    • Report on the CLEF-IP 2012 Experiments: Search of Topically Organized Patents
      Michail Salampasis, Georgios Paltoglou, and Anastasia Giahanou
    • Chemnitz at CLEF IP 2012: Advancing Xtrieval or a Baseline Hard to Crack
      Thomas Wilhelm, Jens Kürsten, and Maximilian Eibl

    CLEF-IP - Flowchart Recognition
    • CVC-UAB's Participation in the Flowchart Recognition Task of CLEF-IP 2012
      Marçal Rusiñol, Lluís-Pere de Las Heras, Joan Mas, Oriol Ramos Terrades, Dimosthenis Karatzas, Anjan Dutta, Gemma Sánchez, and Josep Lladós
    • Textual Summarisation of Flowcharts in Patent Drawings for CLEF-IP 2012
      Andrew Thean, Jean-Marc Deltorn, Patrice Lopez, and Laurent Romary
    • Visual Structure Analysis of Flow Charts in Patent Images
      Roland Mörzinger, Rene Schuster, Andras Horti, and Georg Thallinger

    CLEF-IP - Chemical Structure Recognition
    • Optical Structure Recognition Application Entry to CLEF-IP 2012
      Igor V. Filippov, Dmitry Katsubo, and Marc C. Nicklaus
    • MolRec at CLEF 2012 - Overview and Analysis of Results
      Noureddin M. Sadawi, Alan P. Sexton, and Volker Sorge
Cross Language Image Retrieval (ImageCLEF)
  • Overview of the ImageCLEF 2012 Medical Image Retrieval and Classification Tasks
    Henning Müller, Alba G. Seco de Herrera, Jayashree Kalpathy-Cramer, Dina Demmer Fushman, Sameer Antani, and Ivan Eggel

  • Overview of the ImageCLEF 2012 Flickr Photo Annotation and Retrieval Task
    Bart Thomee and Adrian Popescu

  • Overview of the Personal Photo Retrieval Pilot Task at ImageCLEF 2012
    David Zellhoefer

  • Overview of the ImageCLEF 2012 Scalable Web Image Annotation Task
    Mauricio Villegas and Roberto Paredes

  • The ImageCLEF 2012 Plant Identification Task
    Hervé Goëau, Pierre Bonnet, Alexis Joly, Itheri Yahiaoui, Daniel Barthelemy, Nozha Boujemaa, and Jean-François Molino

  • Overview of the ImageCLEF 2012 Robot Vision Task
    Jesus Martinez-Gomez, Ismael Garcia-Varea, and Barbara Caputo


  • ImageCLEF - Medical Image Classification and Retrieval
    • MRIM at ImageCLEF2012. From Words to Concepts: A New Counting Approach
      Karam Abdulahhad, Jean-Pierre Chevallet, and Catherine Berrut
    • IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Multimedia Analytics: Modality Classification and Case-Based Retrieval Tasks of ImageCLEF2012
      Liangliang Cao, Yuan-Chi Chang, Noel Codella, Michele Merler, Quoc-Bao Nguyen, and John R. Smith
    • Using Visual Concept Features in a Multimodal Retrieval System for the Medical Collection at ImageCLEF2012
      Angel Castellanos, Joan Benavent, Xaro Benavent, Ana García Serrano, and Esther de Ves
    • A Comparative Study of Similarity Measures for Content-Based Medical Image Retrieval
      John Collins and Kazunori Okada
    • LABERINTO at ImageCLEF 2012 Medical Image Retrieval Task
      Mariano Crespo, Jacinto Mata, and Manuel J. Maña
    • The medGIFT Group in ImageCLEFmed 2012
      Alba García Seco de Herrera, Dimitrios Markonis, Ivan Eggel, and Henning Müller
    • Word Indexing Versus Conceptual Indexing in Medical Image Retrieval
      Karim Gasmi, Mouna Torjmen-Khemakhem, and Maher Ben Jemaa
    • DEMIR at ImageCLEFMed 2012
      Ali Hosseinzadeh Vahid, Adil Alpkocak, Roghaiyeh Gachpaz Hamed, Nefise Meltem Ceylan, and Okan Ozturkmenoglu
    • FCSE at ImageCLEF 2012: Evaluating Techniques for Medical Image Retrieval
      Ivan Kitanovski, Ivica Dimitrovski, and Suzana Loskovska
    • Medical Case-based Retrieval by Using a Language Model: MIRACL at ImageCLEF 2012
      Jihen Majdoubi, Hatem Loukil, Mohamed Tmar, and Faiez Gargouri
    • ITI's Participation in the ImageCLEF 2012 Medical Retrieval and Classification Tasks
      Matthew S. Simpson, Daekeun You, Md Mahmudur Rahman, Dina Demner-Fushman, Sameer Antani, and George Thoma
    • BUAA AUDR at ImageCLEF 2012 Medical Retrieval Task
      Wei Song, Danchen Zhang, and Junwu Luo
    • IPL at CLEF 2012 Medical Retrieval Task
      Spyridon Stathopoulos, Nikolaos Sakiotis, and Theodore Kalamboukis
    • Bioingenium at ImageCLEF 2012: Text and Visual Indexing for Medical Images
      Jorge A. Vanegas, Juan C. Caicedo, Jorge E. Camargo, Raul Ramos-Pollán, and Fabio A. González
    • UESTC at ImageCLEF 2012 Medical Tasks
      Hong Wu, Kuangkai Sun, Xianzhi Deng, Yi Zhang, and Bili Che

    ImageCLEF - Photo Annotation and Retrieval
    • BUAA AUDR at ImageCLEF 2012 Photo Annotation Task
      Lei Huang and Yang Liu
    • BossaNova at ImageCLEF 2012 Flickr Photo Annotation Task
      Sandra Avila, Nicolas Thome, Matthieu Cord, Eduardo Valle, and Arnaldo Araújo
    • Visual Concept Features and Textual Expansion in a Multimodal System for Concept Annotation and Retrieval with Flickr Photos at ImageCLEF2012
      Joan Benavent, Angel Castellanos, Xaro Benavent, Esther de Ves Cuenca, and Ana Garcia-Serrano
    • KIDS-NUTN at ImageCLEF 2012 Photo Annotation and Retrieval Task
      Been-Chian Chien, Guan-Bin Chen, Li-Ji Gaou, Chia-Wei Ku, Rong-Sing Huang, and Siao-En Wang
    • DMS-SZTAKI @ ImageCLEF 2012 Photo Annotation
      Bálint Daróczy, Dávid Siklósi, and András A. Benczúr
    • REGIMvid at ImageCLEF2012: Concept-based Query Refinement and Relevance-based Ranking Enhancement for Image Retrieval
      Rim Fakhfakh, Ghada Feki , Amel Ksibi, Anis Ben Ammar, and Chokri Ben Amar
    • Applying LDA in Contextual Image Retrieval - ReDCAD participation at ImageCLEF Flickr Photo Retrieval 2012
      Hatem Awadi, Mouna Torjmen Khemekhem, and Maher Ben Jemaa
    • REGIMvid at ImageCLEF2012: Improving Diversity in Personal Photo Ranking Using Fuzzy Logic
      Ghada Feki , Amel Ksibi, Anis Ben Ammar, and Chokri Ben Amar
    • KIDS Lab at ImageCLEF 2012 Personal Photo Retrieval
      Chia-Wei Ku, Been-Chian Chien, Guan-Bin Chen, Li-Ji Gaou, Rong-Sing Huang, and Siao-En Wang
    • LIRIS-Imagine at ImageCLEF 2012 Photo Annotation Task
      Ningning Liu, Emmanuel Dellandrea, Liming Chen, Aliaksandr Trus, Chao Zhu, Yu Zhang, Charles-Edmond Bichot, Stephane Bres, and Bruno Tellez
    • CERTH's Participation at the Photo Annotation Task of ImageCLEF 2012
      Eleni Mantziou, Giorgos Petkos, Symeon Papadopoulos, Christos Sagonas, and Yiannis Kompatsiaris
    • The participation of IntermidiaLab at the ImageCLEF 2012 Photo Annotation Task
      Marcelo G. Manzato
    • The PRA and AmILAB at ImageCLEF 2012 Photo Flickr Annotation Task
      Luca Piras, Roberto Tronci, Gabriele Murgia, and Giorgio Giacinto
    • UAIC Participation at ImageCLEF 2012 Photo Annotation Task
      Mihai Pitu, Daniela Grijincu, and Adrian Iftene
    • DBRIS at ImageCLEF 2012 Photo Annotation Task
      Magdalena Rischka and Stefan Conrad
    • URJCyUNED at ImageCLEF 2012 Photo Annotation Task
      Jesús Sánchez-Oro, Soto Montalvo, Antonio S. Montemayor, Raúl Cabido, Soto Montalvo, Juan J. Pantrigo, Abraham Duarte, Víctor Fresno, and Raquel Martínez
    • Image Hunter at ImageCLEF 2012 Personal Photo Retrieval Task
      Roberto Tronci, Luca Piras, Gabriele Murgia, and Giorgio Giacinto
    • ISI at ImageCLEF 2012: Scalable System for Image Annotation
      Yoshitaka Ushiku, Hiroshi Muraoka, Sho Inaba, Teppei Fujisawa, Koki Yasumoto, Naoyuki Gunji, Takayuki Higuchi, Yuko Hara, Tatsuya Harada, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi
    • IMU @ ImageCLEF 2012
      Xueliang Yan, Wei Wu, Guanglai Gao, and Qianqian Lu
    • CEA LIST’s Participation to the Concept Annotation Task of ImageCLEF 2012
      Amel Znaidia, Aymen Shabou, Adrian Popescu, and Hervé Le Borgne

    ImageCLEF - Plant Identification
    • A Plant Identification System using Shape and Morphological Features on Segmented Leaflets: Team IITK, CLEF 2012
      Akhil Arora, Ankit Gupta, Nitesh Bagmar, Shashwat Mishra, and Arnab Bhattacharya
    • Inria IMEDIA2's Participation at ImageCLEF 2012 Plant Identification Task
      Vera Bakic, Itheri Yahiaoui, Sofiene Mouine, Saloua Ouertani-Litayem, Wajih Ouertani, Anne Verroust-Blondet, Hervé Goëau, and Alexis Joly
    • BTU DBIS' Plant Identification Runs at ImageCLEF 2012
      Thomas Böttcher, Christoph Schmidt, David Zellhöfer, and Ingo Schmitt
    • IFSC/USP at ImageCLEF 2012: Plant Identification Task
      Dalcimar Casanova, João Batista Florindo, Wesley Nunes Gonçalves, and Odemir Martinez Bruno
    • ReVeS Participation - Tree Species Classification Using Random Forests and Botanical Features
      Guillaume Cerutti, Violaine Antoine, Laure Tougne, Julien Mille, Lionel Valet, Didier Coquin, and Antoine Vacavant
    • Fast Tree Leaf Image Retrieval Using a Probabilistic Multi-class Support Vector Machine Classifier
      Ignazio Gallo, Alessandro Zamberletti, Simone Albertini, Angelo Nodari, and Marco Vanetti
    • Brainsignals Submission to Plant Identification Task at ImageCLEF 2012
      Cristian Grozea
    • Participation of LSIS/DYNI to ImageCLEF 2012 Plant Images Classification Task
      Sébastien Paris, Xanadu Halkias, and Hervé Glotin
    • Sabanci-Okan System at ImageClef 2012: Combining Features and Classifiers for Plant Identification
      Berrin Yanikoglu, Erchan Aptoula, and Caglar Tirkaz
    • ZhaoHFUT at ImageCLEF 2012 Plant Identification Task
      Peng Zheng, Zhong-Qiu Zhao, and Herve Glotin

    ImageCLEF- Robot Vision
    • UAIC Participation at Robot Vision @ 2012 - An Updated Vision
      Emanuela Boros, Alexandru-Lucian Gînsca, and Adrian Iftene
    • Baseline Multimodal Place Classifier for the 2012 Robot Vision Task
      Jesus Martinez-Gomez, Ismael Garcia-Varea, and Barbara Caputo
    • Leveraging Robust Signatures for Mobile Robot Semantic Localization
      Javier Redolfi and Jorge Sánchez
    • Computer Analysis of Visual Image Similarity
      Ksenia Zhagorina and Alexey Buslavyev
INEX: Initiative for the Evaluation of XML retrieval
  • Overview of the INEX 2012 Social Book Search Track
    Marijn Koolen, Gabriella Kazai, Jaap Kamps, Michael Preminger, Antoine Doucet, and Monica Landoni

  • Overview of the INEX 2012 Linked Data Track
    Qiuyue Wang, Jaap Kamps, Georgina Ramirez Camps, Maarten Marx, Anne Schuth, Martin Theobald, Sairam Gurajada, and Arunav Mishra

  • Overview of the INEX 2012 Tweet Contextualization Track
    Eric Sanjuan, Véronique Moriceau, Xavier Tannier, Patrice Bellot, and Josiane Mothe

  • Overview of the INEX 2012 Relevance Feedback Track
    Timothy Chappell and Shlomo Geva

  • Overview of the INEX 2012 Snippet Retrieval Track
    Matthew Trappett, Shlomo Geva, Andrew Trotman, Falk Scholer, and Mark Sanderson


  • INEX - Social Book Search
    • RSLIS at INEX 2012: Social Book Search Track
      Toine Bogers and Birger Larsen
    • Do Social Information Help Book Search?
      Ludovic Bonnefoy, Romain Deveaud, and Patrice Bellot
    • Practical Relevance Ranking for 10 Million Books
      Tom Burton-West
    • Using Collaborative Filtering in Social Book Search
      Hugo Huurdeman, Jaap Kamps, Marijn Koolen, and Justin van Wees
    • OUC's Participation in the 2012 INEX Book and Linked-Data Tracks
      Michael Preminger, Ragnar Nordlie, David Massey, and Nils Pharo

    INEX - Linked Data
    • ENSM-SE at INEX 2012: Basic Experiments
      Philippe Beaune, Michel Beigbeder, and Mihaela Juganaru-Mathieu
    • Running SPARQL-Fulltext Queries Inside a Relational DBMS
      Arunav Mishra, Sairam Gurajada, and Martin Theobald
    • Integrated Retrieval over Structured and Unstructured Data
      Qiuyue Wang and Jinglin Kang

    INEX - Tweet Contextualization
    • Passage Retrieval for Tweet Contextualization at INEX 2012
      Ayan Bandyopadhyay, Sukomal Pal, Mandar Mitra, Prasenjit Majumder, and Kripabandhu Ghosh
    • A Hybrid Tweet Contextualization System using IR and Summarization
      Pinaki Bhaskar, Somnath Banerjee, and Sivaji Bandyopadhyay
    • LIA/LINA at the INEX 2012 Tweet Contextualization track
      Romain Deveaud and Florian Boudin
    • IRIT at INEX 2012: Tweet Contextualization
      Liana Ermakova and Josiane Mothe
    • DCU@INEX-2012: Exploring Sentence Retrieval for Tweet Contextualization
      Debasis Ganguly, Johannes Leveling, and Gareth J. F. Jones
    • Testing a Statistical Word Stemmer based on Affixality Measurements in INEX 2012 Tweet Contextualization Track
      Carlos-Francisco Méndez-Cruz, Edmundo-Pavel Soriano-Morales, and Alfonso Medina-Urrea
    • INEX 2012 Benchmark a Semantic Space for Tweets Contextualization
      Mohamed Morchid and Georges Linarès
    • Two Statistical Summarizers at INEX 2012 Tweet Contextualization Track
      Juan-Manuel Torres-Moreno and Patricia Velazquez-Morales
    • INEX Tweet Contextualization Track at CLEF 2012: Query Reformulation using Terminological Patterns and Automatic Summarization
      Jorge Vivaldi and Iria Da Cunha

    INEX - Relevance Feedback
    • UAM at INEX 2012 Relevance Feedback Track: Using a Probabilistic Method for Ranking Refinement
      Esaú Villatoro-Tello, Christian Sánchez-Sánchez, Héctor Jiménez-Salazar, Wulfrano Arturo Luna-Ramírez, and Carlos Rodríguez-Lucatero

    INEX - Snippet Retrieval
    • The 2012 INEX Snippet and Tweet Contextualization Tasks
      Carolyn J. Crouch, Donald B. Crouch, Sai Chittilla, Supraja Nagalla, Sameer Kulkarni, and Swapnil Nawale
Uncovering Plagiarism, Authorship, and Social Software Misuse (PAN)
  • Babelplagiarism: What can BabelNet do for Cross-language Plagiarism Detection?
    Roberto Navigli

  • Cross-lingual Similarity Calculation for Plagiarism Detection and More - Tools and Resources
    Ralf Steinberger

  • Overview of the 4th International Competition on Plagiarism Detection
    Martin Potthast, Tim Gollub, Matthias Hagen, Johannes Kiesel, Maximilian Michel, Arnd Oberländer, Martin Tippmann, Alberto Barrón-Cedeño, Parth Gupta, Paolo Rosso, and Benno Stein

  • An Overview of the Traditional Authorship Attribution Subtask
    Patrick Juola

  • Overview of the International Sexual Predator Identification Competition at PAN-2012
    Giacomo Inches and Fabio Crestani

  • Overview of the 1th International Competition on Quality Flaw Prediction in Wikipedia
    Maik Anderka and Benno Stein


  • PAN - Plagiarism Detection
    • Educated Guesses and Equality Judgments: Using Search Engines and Pairwise Match for External Plagiarism Detection
      Lee Gillam, Neil Newbold, and Neil Cooke
    • Encoplot - Tuned for High Recall (also Proposing a New Plagiarism Detection Score)
      Cristian Grozea and Marius Popescu
    • Similarity Overlap Metric and Greedy String Tiling for Plagiarism Detection at PAN 2012
      Arun kumar Jayapal
    • A Set-Based Approach to Plagiarism Detection
      Robin Küppers and Stefan Conrad
    • Approaches for Candidate Document Retrieval and Detailed Comparison of Plagiarism Detection
      Kong Leilei, Qi Haoliang, Wang Shuai, Du Cuixia,Wang Suhong, and Han Yong
    • Applying Specific Clusterization and Fingerprint Density Distribution with Genetic Algorithm Overall Tuning in External Plagiarism Detection
      Yurii Palkovskii and Alexei Belov
    • Detailed Comparison Module in CoReMo 1.9 Plagiarism Detector
      Diego Antonio Rodríguez-Torrejón and José Manuel-Martín Ramos
    • Optimized Fuzzy Text Alignment for Plagiarism Detection
      Fernando Sánchez-Vega, Manuel Montes-y-Gómez, and Luis Villaseñor-Pineda
    • Three Way Search Engine Queries with Multi-feature Document Comparison for Plagiarism Detection
      Šimon Suchomel, Jan Kasprzak, and Michal Brandejs

    PAN - Author Identification
    • Authorship and Plagiarism Detection Using Binary BOW Features
      Navot Akiva
    • Paragraph Clustering for Intrinsic Plagiarism Detection using a Stylistic Vector Space Model with Extrinsic Features
      Julian Brooke and Graeme Hirst
    • Graph-based and Lexical-Syntactic Approaches for the Authorship Attribution Task
      Esteban Castillo, Darnes Vilariño, David Pinto, Iván Olmos, Jesus A Gonzalez, and Maya Carrillo
    • Bootstrapped Authorship Attribution in Compression Space
      Ramon de Graaff and Cor Veenman
    • Features for Modelling Characteristics of Conversations
      Gunnar Eriksson and Jussi Karlgren
    • Feature Bagging for Author Attribution
      François-Marie Giraud and Thierry Artières
    • Authorship Identification Using a Reduced Set of Linguistic Features
      Stefan Ruseti and Traian Rebedea
    • Combining Predation Heuristics and Chat-Like Features in Sexual Predator Identification
      José María Gómez Hidalgo and Andrés Alfonso Caurcel Díaz
    • IR-based k-Nearest Neighbor Approach for Identifying Abnormal Chat Users
      In-Su Kang, Chul-Kyu Kim, Shin-Jae Kang, and Seung-Hoon Na
    • Vote/Veto Classification, Ensemble Clustering and Sequence Classification for Author Identification
      Roman Kern, Stefan Klampfl, and Mario Zechner
    • Identifying Predators Using ChatCoder 2.0
      April Kontostathis, Andy Garron, Kelly Reynolds, Will West, and Lynne Edwards
    • Identifying Sexual Predators by SVM Classification with Lexical and Behavioral Features
      Colin Morris and Graeme Hirst
    • A Learning-Based Approach for the Identification of Sexual Predators in Chat Logs
      Javier Parapar, David E. Losada, and Álvaro Barreiro
    • Conversation Level Constraints on Pedophile Detection in Chat Rooms
      Claudia Peersman, Frederik Vaassen, Vincent Van Asch, and Walter Daelemans
    • Kernel Methods and String Kernels for Authorship Analysis
      Marius Popescu and Cristian Grozea
    • Mixture of Experts Authorship Attribution
      Michael Ryan and John Noecker Jr
    • Sub-Profiling by Linguistic Dimensions to Solve the Authorship Attribution Task
      Upendra Sapkota and Thamar Solorio
    • Authorship Attribution: Using Rich Linguistic Features when Training Data is Scarce
      Ludovic Tanguy, Franck Sajous, Basilio Calderone, and Nabil Hathout
    • Quite Simple Approaches for Authorship Attribution, Intrinsic Plagiarism Detection and Sexual Predator Identification
      Anna Vartapetiance and Lee Gillam
    • Information Retrieval and Classification based Approaches for the Sexual Predator Identification
      Darnes Vilariño, Esteban Castillo, David Pinto, Iván Olmos, and Saul León
    • A Two-step Approach for Effective Detection of Misbehaving Users in Chats
      Esaú Villatoro-Tello, Antonio Juárez-González, Hugo Jair Escalante, Manuel Montes-y-Gómez, and Luis Villaseñor-Pineda

    PAN - Quality Flaw Prediction in Wikipedia
    • On the Use of PU Learning for Quality Flaw Prediction in Wikipedia
      Edgardo Ferretti, Donato Hernández Fusilier, Rafael Guzmán Cabrera, Manuel Montes y Gómez, Marcelo Errecalde, and Paolo Rosso
    • FlawFinder: A Modular System for Predicting Quality Flaws in Wikipedia
      Oliver Ferschke, Iryna Gurevych, and Marc Rittberger
Question Answering For Machine Reading Evaluation (QA4MRE)
  • Recognizing Textual Entailment, QA4MRE, and Machine Reading
    Peter Clark

  • Overview of QA4MRE at CLEF 2012: Question Answering for Machine Reading Evaluation
    Anselmo Peñas, Eduard Hovy, Pamela Forner, Álvaro Rodrigo, Richard Sutcliffe, Caroline Sporleder, Corina Forascu, Yassine Benajiba, and Petya Osenova

  • Annotating Modality and Negation for a Machine Reading Evaluation
    Roser Morante and Walter Daelemans

  • Machine Reading of Biomedical Texts about Alzheimer's Disease
    Roser Morante, Martin Krallinger, Alfonso Valencia, and Walter Daelemans


  • QA4MRE - Main Task
    • IDRAAQ: New Arabic Question Answering System Based on Query Expansion and Passage Retrieval
      Lahsen Abouenour, Karim Bouzoubaa, and Paolo Rosso
    • Question Answering System for QA4MRE@CLEF 2012
      Pinaki Bhaskar, Partha Pakray, Somnath Banerjee, Samadrita Banerjee, Sivaji Bandyopadhyay, and Alexander Gelbukh
    • An Entailment-Based Approach to the QA4MRE Challenge
      Peter Clark, Phil Harrison, and Xuchen Yao
    • The LogAnswer Project at QA4MRE 2012
      Ingo Glöckner and Björn Pelzer
    • Enhancing a Question Answering System with Textual Entailment for Machine Reading Evaluation
      Adrian Iftene, Alexandru-Lucian Gînsca, Mihai Alex Moruz, Diana Trandabat, Maria Husarciuc, and Emanuela Boro?
    • Testing Lexical Approaches in QA4MRE
      Hugo Rodrigues, Luísa Coheur, Ana Cristina Mendes, Ricardo Ribeiro, and David Martins De Matos
    • DI@UE in CLEF2012: Question Answering Approach to the Multiple Choice QA4MRE Challenge
      José Saias and Paulo Quaresma
    • Bulgarian Question Answering for Machine Reading
      Kiril Simov, Petya Osenova, Georgi Georgiev, Valentin Zhikov and Laura Tolosi
    • Arabic QA4MRE at CLEF 2012: Arabic Question Answering for Machine Reading Evaluation
      Omar Trigui, Lamia Hadrich Belguith, Paolo Rosso, Hichem Ben Amor, and Bilel Gafsaoui
    • Cross-Language Answer Validation
      Valentin Zhikov, Laura Tolosi, Petya Osenova, Kiril Simov, and Georgi Georgiev

    QA4MRE - Processing Modality and Negation for Machine Reading
    • An Automatic System for Modality and Negation Detection
      Partha Pakray, Pinaki Bhaskar, Somnath Banerjee, Sivaji Bandyopadhyay, and Alexander Gelbukh
    • CLaC Labs: Processing Modality and Negation. Working Notes for QA4MRE Pilot Task at CLEF 2012
      Sabine Rosenberg, Halil Kilicoglu, and Sabine Bergler
    • An Approach for Detecting Modality and Negation in Texts by Using Rule-based Techniques
      Sara Lana Serrano, Daniel Sánchez-Cisneros, Paloma Martínez Fernández, Antonio Moreno Sandoval, and Leonardo Campillo Llanos

    QA4MRE - Machine Readiong of Biomedical Texts about Alzheimer's Disease
    • Index Expansion for Machine Reading and Question Answering
      Giuseppe Attardi, Luca Atzori, and Maria Simi
    • Question Answering for Alzheimer Disease Using Information Retrieval
      Sanmitra Bhattacharya and Luca Toldo
    • Adaptation of LIMSI's QALC for QA4MRE
      Brigitte Grau, Van-Minh Pho, Anne-Laure Ligozat, Asma Ben Abacha, Pierre Zweigenbaum, and Faisal Mahbub Chowdhury
    • Simple Similarity-based Question Answering Strategies for Biomedical Text
      David Martinez, Andrew MacKinlay, Diego Molla-Aliod, Lawrence Cavedon, and Karin Verspoor
    • Biomedical Text Mining about Alzheimer’s Diseases for Machine Reading Evaluation
      Bing-Han Tsai, Yu-Zheng Liu, and Wen-Juan Hou
    • A Text Mining Approach as Baseline for QA4MRE’12
      Mathias Verbeke and Jesse Davis
RepLab
  • Overview of RepLab 2012: Evaluating Online Reputation Management Systems
    Enrique Amigó, Adolfo Corujo, Julio Gonzalo , Edgar Meij, and Maarten de Rijke


  • RepLab - Profiling task
    • Detecting Entity-Related Events and Sentiments from Tweets Using Multilingual Resources
      Alexandra Balahur and Hristo Tanev
    • Using an Emotion-based Model and Sentiment Analysis Techniques to Classify Polarity for Reputation
      Jorge Carrillo de Albornoz, Irina Chugur, and Enrique Amigó
    • FBM-Yahoo! at RepLab 2012
      Jose M. Chenlo, Jordi Atserias, Carlos Rodriguez, and Roi Blanco
    • Reputation Profiling with GATE
      Mark A. Greenwood, Niraj Aswani, and Kalina Bontcheva
    • Using Feature Selection Metrics for Polarity Analysis in RepLab 2012
      Hogyeong Jeong and Hyunjong Lee
    • Learning to Analyze Relevancy and Polarity of Tweets
      Rianne Kaptein
    • Profiling Reputation of Corporate Entities in Semantic Space
      Jussi Karlgren, Magnus Sahlgren, Fredrik Olsson, Fredrik Espinoza, and Ola Hamfors
    • From Sentiment to Reputation
      Maria-Hendrike Peetz, Maarten de Rijke, and Anne Schuth
    • DAEDALUS at RepLab 2012: Polarity Classification and Filtering on Twitter Data
      Julio Villena-Román, Sara Lana-Serrano, Cristina Moreno-García, Janine García-Morera, and José-Carlos González-Cristóbal
    • Lexical and Machine Learning Approaches Toward Online Reputation Management
      Chao Yang, Sanmitra Bhattacharya, and Padmini Srinivasan
    • CIRGDISCO at RepLab2012 Filtering Task: A Two-Pass Approach for Company Name Disambiguation in Tweets
      Arjumand Younus, Colm O'Riordan, and Gabriella Pasi

    RepLab - Monitoring task
    • UNED at RepLab 2012: Monitoring Task
      Tamara Martín, Damiano Spina, Enrique Amigó, and Julio Gonzalo
    • Concept Term Expansion Approach for Monitoring Reputation of Companies on Twitter
      Muhammad Atif Qureshi, Colm O'Riordan, and Gabriella Pasi
CLEFeHealth: Cross-Language Evaluation of Methods, Applications, and Resources for eHealth Document Analysis
  • CLEFeHealth2012 - The CLEF 2012 Workshop on Cross-Language Evaluation of Methods, Applications, and Resources for eHealth Document Analysis
    Hanna Suominen

  • Developing Resources to Assist in Development and Application of NLP to Clinical Texts
    Wendy W. Chapman

  • National eHealth Living Lab: Removing the “E” from E-Health
    Leif Hanlen

  • Towards International Privacy-preserving Benchmarks of eHealth Technologies
    Hanna Suominen

  • Panel Presentation: Towards Systematic Evaluation of Methods, Applications, and Resources for eHealth Document Analysis
    Gareth Jones, Jussi Karlgren, Karl Kreiner, Henning Müller, and Sanna Salanterä

  • An Ontology to Improve Accessibility and Quality of Patient Instructions
    Juho Heimonen, Tapio Salakoski, and Sanna Salanterä

  • Considering Subjects and Scenarios in Large-Scale User-Centered Evaluation of a Multilingual Multimodal Medical Search System
    Liadh Kelly, Lorraine Goeuriot, Gareth J. F. Jones, and Allan Hanbury

  • Towards Improving Search Results for Medical Experts and Laypersons
    Karin Friberg Heppin and Anni Järvelin

  • On the Use of Text Messaging in a Diabetes Telehealth System Results and Evaluation of a Content Analysis
    Karl Kreiner, Harald Eckmann, Dieter Hayn, and Peter Kastner

  • Initial Results in the Development of SCAN A Swedish Clinical Abbreviation Normalizer
    Niklas Isenius, Sumithra Velupillai, and Maria Kvist

  • Vocabulary In Discharge Documents The Patient’s Perspective
    Veronika Laippala, Riitta Danielsson-Ojala, Heljä Lundgrén-Laine, Sanna Sa-lanterä, and Tapio Salakoski

  • Biosurveillance for Invasive Fungal Infections via Text Mining
    David Martinez, Hanna Suominen, Michelle Ananda-Rajah, and Lawrence Cavedon

  • Towards Retrieving and Ranking Clinical Recommendations with Cross-Lingual Random Indexing
    Hans Moen and Erwin Marsi

  • Natural Language Generation from SNOMED Specifications
    Mattias Kanhov, Xuefeng Feng, and Hercules Dalianis

  • Clinical Speech to Text Evaluation Setting
    Hanna Suominen, Jim Basilakis, Maree Johnson, Linda Dawson, Leif Hanlen, Barbara Kelly, Anthony Yeo, and Paula Sanchez

  • Towards Ease of Building Legos in Assessing eHealth Language Technologies A RESTful Laboratory for Data and Software
    Hanna Suominen, Karl Kreiner, Mike Wu, and Leif Hanlen


ISBN 978-88-904810-3-1
ISSN 2038-4963

editors: Pamela Forner, Jussi Karlgren, Christa Womser-Hacker