Research Statement

Biomedical natural language processing, information retrieval and extraction, question answering and other text mining algorithm and system development and evaluation.

Featured Publications

  • Yonggang Cao, Feifan Liu, Pippa Simpson, Lamont Antieau, Andrew Bennett, James J Cimino, John Ely, Hong Yu AskHERMES: An Online Question Answering System for Complex Clinical Questions Journal of Biomedical Informatics(JBI) 44(2):277-88. 2011
  • Feifan Liu, Gokhan Tur, Dilek Hakkani-Tur, Hong Yu Towards Spoken Clinical Question Answering: Evaluating Automatic Speech Recognition Systems for Clinical Spoken Questions Journal of American Medical Informatics Association(JAMIA) 44(6):1032-8. 2011
  • Feifan Liu, Lamont Antieau, Hong Yu Toward Automated Consumer Question Answering: Automatically Separating Consumer Questions from Professional Questions in the Healthcare Domain Journal of Biomedical Informatics(JBI) 18(5): 625-30. 2011
  • Hong Yu, Feifan Liu, Balaji Polepalli Ramesh Automatic Figure Ranking and User Interfacing for Intelligent Figure Search Journal of PLoS ONE 5(10): e12983. 2010