Roland Roller

Orcid: 0000-0001-7900-4116

  • German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Berlin, Germany

According to our database1, Roland Roller authored at least 50 papers between 2009 and 2024.

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PhD thesis 


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A Dataset for Pharmacovigilance in German, French, and Japanese: Annotating Adverse Drug Reactions across Languages.
Proceedings of the 2024 Joint International Conference on Computational Linguistics, 2024

Editorial: Information extraction for health documents.
Frontiers Artif. Intell., February, 2023

Automatic Extraction of Medication Mentions from Tweets - Overview of the BioCreative VII Shared Task 3 Competition.
Database J. Biol. Databases Curation, February, 2023

xMEN: A Modular Toolkit for Cross-Lingual Medical Entity Normalization.
CoRR, 2023

Findings of the WMT 2023 Biomedical Translation Shared Task: Evaluation of ChatGPT 3.5 as a Comparison System.
Proceedings of the Eighth Conference on Machine Translation, 2023

SapBERT-Based Medical Concept Normalization Using SNOMED CT.
Proceedings of the Caring is Sharing - Exploiting the Value in Data for Health and Innovation - Proceedings of MIE 2023, Gothenburg, Sweden, 22, 2023

Factuality Detection using Machine Translation - a Use Case for German Clinical Text.
Proceedings of the 19th Conference on Natural Language Processing (KONVENS 2023), 2023

Clinical Text Anonymization, its Influence on Downstream NLP Tasks and the Risk of Re-Identification.
Proceedings of the 17th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: EACL 2023, 2023

Which anonymization technique is best for which NLP task? - It depends. A Systematic Study on Clinical Text Processing.
CoRR, 2022

A Medical Information Extraction Workbench to Process German Clinical Text.
CoRR, 2022

When Performance is not Enough - A Multidisciplinary View on Clinical Decision Support.
CoRR, 2022

Subjective Text Complexity Assessment for German.
Proceedings of the Thirteenth Language Resources and Evaluation Conference, 2022

An Annotated Corpus of Textual Explanations for Clinical Decision Support.
Proceedings of the Thirteenth Language Resources and Evaluation Conference, 2022

Cross-lingual Approaches for the Detection of Adverse Drug Reactions in German from a Patient's Perspective.
Proceedings of the Thirteenth Language Resources and Evaluation Conference, 2022

Findings of the WMT 2021 Biomedical Translation Shared Task: Summaries of Animal Experiments as New Test Set.
Proceedings of the Sixth Conference on Machine Translation, 2021

Overview of CLEF eHealth Task 1 - SpRadIE: A challenge on information extraction from Spanish Radiology Reports.
Proceedings of the Working Notes of CLEF 2021 - Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum, Bucharest, Romania, September 21st - to, 2021

Findings of the WMT 2020 Biomedical Translation Shared Task: Basque, Italian and Russian as New Additional Languages.
Proceedings of the Fifth Conference on Machine Translation, 2020

From Witch's Shot to Music Making Bones - Resources for Medical Laymen to Technical Language and Vice Versa.
Proceedings of The 12th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference, 2020

Information Extraction Models for German Clinical Text.
Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics, 2020

EffiCare: Better Prognostic Models via Resource-Efficient Health Embeddings.
Proceedings of the AMIA 2020, 2020

Graph-KD: Exploring Relational Information for Knowledge Discovery.
Proceedings of the ISWC 2019 Satellite Tracks (Posters & Demonstrations, 2019

Exploring Diachronic Changes of Biomedical Knowledge using Distributed Concept Representations.
Proceedings of the 18th BioNLP Workshop and Shared Task, 2019

SIA: a scalable interoperable annotation server for biomedical named entities.
J. Cheminformatics, 2018

Cross-lingual Candidate Search for Biomedical Concept Normalization.
CoRR, 2018

Football and Beer - a Social Media Analysis on Twitter in Context of the FIFA Football World Cup 2018.
Proceedings of the 2018 EMNLP Workshop SMM4H: The 3rd Social Media Mining for Health Applications Workshop & Shared Task, 2018

A Domain-adapted Dependency Parser for German Clinical Text.
Proceedings of the 14th Conference on Natural Language Processing, 2018

Creation of an Annotated Corpus of Spanish Radiology Reports.
CoRR, 2017

Findings of the WMT 2017 Biomedical Translation Shared Task.
Proceedings of the Second Conference on Machine Translation, 2017

Annotation of Entities and Relations in Spanish Radiology Reports.
Proceedings of the International Conference Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, 2017

Detecting Named Entities and Relations in German Clinical Reports.
Proceedings of the Language Technologies for the Challenges of the Digital Age, 2017

Multi-lingual ICD-10 Coding using a Hybrid rule-based and Supervised Classification Approach at CLEF eHealth 2017.
Proceedings of the Working Notes of CLEF 2017, 2017

A Light-weight & Robust System for Clinical Concept Disambiguation.
Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Semantic Mining in Biomedicine, 2016

Negation Detection in Clinical Reports Written in German.
Proceedings of the Fifth Workshop on Building and Evaluating Resources for Biomedical Text Mining, 2016

A fine-grained corpus annotation schema of German nephrology records.
Proceedings of the Clinical Natural Language Processing Workshop, 2016

Making the most of limited training data using distant supervision.
Proceedings of the Workshop on Biomedical Natural Language Processing, BioNLP@IJCNLP 2015, 2015

Improving distant supervision using inference learning.
Proceedings of the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 7th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing of the Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing, 2015

Held-out versus Gold Standard: Comparison of Evaluation Strategies for Distantly Supervised Relation Extraction from Medline abstracts.
Proceedings of the Sixth International Workshop on Health Text Mining and Information Analysis, 2015

Self-supervised Relation Extraction Using UMLS.
Proceedings of the Information Access Evaluation. Multilinguality, Multimodality, and Interaction, 2014

Applying UMLS for Distantly Supervised Relation Detection.
Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Health Text Mining and Information Analysis, 2014

Identification of Genia Events using Multiple Classifiers.
Proceedings of the BioNLP Shared Task 2013 Workshop, Sofia, 2013

Effect of dialog acts on word use in polylogue.
Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, 2012

Natural vs. Synthesized Speech in Spoken Dialog Systems Research ?? Comparing the Performance of Recognition Results.
Proceedings of the 10th ITG Conference on Speech Communication, 2012

Human-Machine Corpus Analysis for Generation and Interaction with Spoken Dialog Systems.
Proceedings of the KI 2011: Advances in Artificial Intelligence, 2011

SpeechEval: A Domain-Independent User Simulation Platform for Spoken Dialog System Evaluation.
Proceedings of the Paralinguistic Information and its Integration in Spoken Dialogue Systems, 2011

User simulation for the evaluation of bus information systems.
Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE Spoken Language Technology Workshop, 2010

Semi-automatic Creation of Resources for Spoken Dialog Systems.
Proceedings of the KI 2009: Advances in Artificial Intelligence, 2009