BioASQ workshop on biomedical semantic indexing and question answering

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Date: 
Friday, September 27, 2013 - 12:00am
Location: 
Technical University of Valencia, Spain

BioASQ workshop on biomedical semantic indexing and question answering

Webpage: http://www.bioasq.org/workshop/
Submission: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=bioasq2013
Email: bioasq2013@easychair.org
Expected submissions: Short (max. 6 pages) and long (max. 12 pages)
Submission format: LNCS
 
INVITED TALKS

We are delighted to announce the following talks by our invited speakers at the workshop:
 
- “Indexing the Biomedical Literature in a Time of Increased Demand and Limited Resources”, by Alan R Aronson, Lister Hill Center, U.S. National Library of Medicine, USA
 
- “Watson Beyond Jeopardy!: Adaptation to the Medical Domain”, by Jennifer Chu-Caroll, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
 
During the workshop, the results of the open BioASQ challenge will also be presented.
 
IMPORTANT DATES

Submission Deadline: August 15th, 2013
Notification of acceptance/rejection: August 31st, 2013
Camera-Ready Paper Deadline: September 15th, 2013
Workshop: September 27th, 2013
*** Please note the due to the very tight schedule, no extensions to the deadlines will be possible. ***
 
REGISTRATION

Although there is NO REGISTRATION FEE for the workshop, if you intend to participate, you will need to fill in the registration form at http://www.bioasq.org/workshop/register-bioasq-workshop-1
 
VENUE

The workshop will be held at the Technical University of Valencia, as a post-conference workshop after CLEF 2013. The Workshop will take place in building 1E, room "Salon de actos". Note that this is NOT the building where CLEF will be taking place!

Event host: 
CLEF workshop on text processing evaluations