Beatrice Alex

  • University of Edinburgh, UK

According to our database1, Beatrice Alex authored at least 55 papers between 2004 and 2024.

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Can GPT-3.5 Generate and Code Discharge Summaries?
CoRR, 2024

Ontology-driven and weakly supervised rare disease identification from clinical notes.
BMC Medical Informatics Decis. Mak., December, 2023

FLAP: a framework for linking free-text addresses to the Ordnance Survey Unique Property Reference Number database.
Frontiers Digit. Health, May, 2023

Understanding the performance and reliability of NLP tools: a comparison of four NLP tools predicting stroke phenotypes in radiology reports.
Frontiers Digit. Health, March, 2023

Classifying patient voice in social media data using neural networks: A comparison of AI models on different data sources and therapeutic domains.
CoRR, 2023

Parameter-Efficient Fine-Tuning of LLaMA for the Clinical Domain.
CoRR, 2023

Segmentation of White Matter Hyperintensities and Ischaemic Stroke Lesions in Structural MRI.
Proceedings of the Medical Image Understanding and Analysis - 27th Annual Conference, 2023

Collaboration Across the Archival and Computational Sciences to Address Legacies of Gender Bias in Descriptive Metadata.
Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations, 2023

A survey on clinical natural language processing in the United Kingdom from 2007 to 2022.
npj Digit. Medicine, 2022

Automated clinical coding: what, why, and where we are?
npj Digit. Medicine, 2022

Ontology-Based and Weakly Supervised Rare Disease Phenotyping from Clinical Notes.
CoRR, 2022

Automated Clinical Coding: What, Why, and Where We Are?
CoRR, 2022

Beyond Explanation: A Case for Exploratory Text Visualizations of Non-Aggregated, Annotated Datasets.
Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Perspectivist Approaches to NLPerspectives@LREC 2022, 2022

Edinburgh_UCL_Health@SMM4H'22: From Glove to Flair for handling imbalanced healthcare corpora related to Adverse Drug Events, Change in medication and self-reporting vaccination.
Proceedings of The Seventh Workshop on Social Media Mining for Health Applications, 2022

Horses to Zebras: Ontology-Guided Data Augmentation and Synthesis for ICD-9 Coding.
Proceedings of the 21st Workshop on Biomedical Language Processing, 2022

Comparison of rule-based and neural network models for negation detection in radiology reports.
Nat. Lang. Eng., 2021

A systematic review of natural language processing applied to radiology reports.
BMC Medical Informatics Decis. Mak., 2021

Classifying patient and professional voice in social media health posts.
BMC Medical Informatics Decis. Mak., 2021

Plague Dot Text: Text mining and annotation of outbreak reports of the Third Plague Pandemic (1894-1952).
J. Data Min. Digit. Humanit., 2021

The Online Pivot: Lessons Learned from Teaching a Text and Data Mining Course in Lockdown, Enhancing online Teaching with Pair Programming and Digital Badges.
CoRR, 2021

The reporting quality of natural language processing studies: systematic review of studies of radiology reports.
BMC Medical Imaging, 2021

CoPHE: A Count-Preserving Hierarchical Evaluation Metric in Large-Scale Multi-Label Text Classification.
Proceedings of the 2021 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, 2021

Extending defoe for the Efficient Analysis of Historical Texts at Scale.
Proceedings of the 17th IEEE International Conference on eScience, 2021

Situated Data, Situated Systems: A Methodology to Engage with Power Relations in Natural Language Processing Research.
CoRR, 2020

Not a cute stroke: Analysis of Rule- and Neural Network-based Information Extraction Systems for Brain Radiology Reports.
Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Health Text Mining and Information Analysis, 2020

A validated natural language processing algorithm for brain imaging phenotypes from radiology reports in UK electronic health records.
BMC Medical Informatics Decis. Mak., 2019

Geoparsing historical and contemporary literary text set in the City of Edinburgh.
Lang. Resour. Evaluation, 2019

Named Entity Recognition for Electronic Health Records: A Comparison of Rule-based and Machine Learning Approaches.
CoRR, 2019

Text mining brain imaging reports.
J. Biomed. Semant., 2019

Detecting Topic-Oriented Speaker Stance in Conversational Speech.
Proceedings of the Interspeech 2019, 2019

Plague Dot Text: Text Mining and Annotation of Outbreak Reports of the Third Plague Pandemic (1894-1952).
Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Computational History, 2019

"Why is the Doctor a Man": Reactions of Older Adults to a Virtual Training Doctor.
Proceedings of the Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2019

Palimpsest: Improving assisted curation of loco-specific literature.
Digit. Scholarsh. Humanit., 2017

Homing in on Twitter Users: Evaluating an Enhanced Geoparser for User Profile Locations.
Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation LREC 2016, 2016

Trading Consequences: A Case Study of Combining Text Mining and Visualization to Facilitate Document Exploration.
Digit. Scholarsh. Humanit., 2015

Adapting the Edinburgh Geoparser for Historical Georeferencing.
Int. J. Humanit. Arts Comput., 2015

Extracting a Topic Specific Dataset from a Twitter Archive.
Proceedings of the Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries, 2015

Bootstrapping a historical commodities lexicon with SKOS and DBpedia.
Proceedings of the 8th Workshop on Language Technology for Cultural Heritage, 2014

Trading Consequences: A Case Study of Combining Text Mining & Visualisation to Facilitate Document Exploration.
Proceedings of the 9th Annual International Conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations, 2014

Estimating and rating the quality of optically character recognised text.
Proceedings of the Digital Access to Textual Cultural Heritage 2014, 2014

A Web-based Geo-resolution Annotation and Evaluation Tool.
Proceedings of the 8th Linguistic Annotation Workshop, 2014

Digitised historical text: Does it have to be mediOCRe?.
Proceedings of the 11th Conference on Natural Language Processing, 2012

Edinburgh-LTG: TempEval-2 System Description.
Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation, 2010

Agile Corpus Annotation in Practice: An Overview of Manual and Automatic Annotation of CVs.
Proceedings of the Fourth Linguistic Annotation Workshop, 2010

Automatic detection of English inclusions in mixed-lingual text with an application to parsing.
PhD thesis, 2008

Assisted Curation: Does Text Mining Really Help?.
Proceedings of the Biocomputing 2008, 2008

Exploiting Multiply Annotated Corpora in Biomedical Information Extraction Tasks.
Proceedings of the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, 2008

Comparing Corpus-based to Web-based Lookup Techniques for Automatic English Inclusion Detection.
Proceedings of the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, 2008

Using Foreign Inclusion Detection to Improve Parsing Performance.
Proceedings of the EMNLP-CoNLL 2007, 2007

Recognising Nested Named Entities in Biomedical Text.
Proceedings of the Biological, translational, and clinical language processing, 2007

The Impact of Annotation on the Performance of Protein Tagging in Biomedical Text.
Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, 2006

Exploring the boundaries: gene and protein identification in biomedical text.
BMC Bioinform., 2005

Investigating the Effects of Selective Sampling on the Annotation Task.
Proceedings of the Ninth Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning, 2005

An Unsupervised System for Identifying English Inclusions in German Text.
Proceedings of the ACL 2005, 2005

Cross-Lingual Question Answering Using Off-the-Shelf Machine Translation.
Proceedings of the Multilingual Information Access for Text, 2004