Recent Submissions

  • Visual semantic re-ranker for text spotting 

    Sabir, Ahmed; Moreno-Noguer, Francesc; Padró, Lluís (2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Many current state-of-the-art methods for text recognition are based on purely local information and ignore the semantic corre- lation between text and its surrounding visual context. In this paper, we propose a post-processing ...
  • The model judge : a tool for supporting novices in learning process modeling 

    Delicado Alcántara, Luis; Sánchez Ferreres, Josep; Carmona Vargas, Josep; Padró, Lluís (CEUR-WS.org, 2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Process models are a fundamental element in the BPM lifecycle. Hence, it is of paramount importance for organizations to rely on high-quality, accurate and up-to-date process models, to avoid taking decisions on the basis ...
  • Spanish named entity recognition in the biomedical domain 

    Cotik, Viviana; Rodríguez Hontoria, Horacio; Vivaldi Palatresi, Jorge (Springer, 2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Named Entity Recognition in the clinical domain and in languages different from English has the difficulty of the absence of complete dictionaries, the informality of texts, the polysemy of terms, the lack of accordance ...
  • Coreference Resolution in Freeling 4.0 

    Marimon, Montserrat; Padró, Lluís; Turmo Borras, Jorge (2018)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    This paper presents the integration of RelaxCor into FreeLing. RelaxCor is a coreference resolution system based on constraint satisfaction that ranked second in the CoNLL-2011 shared task. FreeLing is an open-source library ...
  • Building a Spanish/Catalan health records corpus with very sparse protected information labelled 

    Medina Herrera, Salvador; Turmo Borras, Jorge (2018)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Electronic Health Records (EHR) are an important resource for the research and study of diseases, treatments and symptoms. However, due to data protection laws, information that could potentially compromise privacy must ...
  • Basic CRF approach to DIANN 2018 shared task 

    Alvarez, Pol; Padró, Lluís (2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    This paper describes the UPC 2 system participation in DIANN (Disability annotation on documents from the biomedical domain) shared task, framed in the IBEREVAL 2018 evaluation workshop1. The system tackles the detection ...
  • Semi-supervised learning for disabilities detection on English and Spanish biomedical text 

    Medina Herrera, Salvador; Turmo Borras, Jorge; Loharja, Henry; Padró, Lluís (2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    This paper describes the disability detection model approaches presented by UPC’s TALP 3 team for the DIANN 2018 shared task. The best of those approaches was ranked in 3rd place for exact-matching of disability detection. ...
  • Negation cues detection using CRF on Spanish product review texts 

    Loharja, Henry; Padró, Lluís; Turmo Coderque, José (2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    This article describes the negation cue detection approach designed and built by UPC's team participating in NEGES 2018 Workshop on Negation in Spanish. The approach uses supervised CRFs as the base for training the model ...
  • Joint classification of key-phrases and relations in electronic health documents 

    Medina Herrera, Salvador; Turmo Borras, Jorge (CEUR-WS.org, 2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    This paper describes the approach presented by the TALP team for Task 3 of TASS-2018: a convolutional neural network to jointly deal with classification of key-phrases and relationships in eHealth documents written in ...
  • Estudio cuantitativo del nivel de competencias transversales de los estudiantes del Grado en Ingeniería Informática 

    Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; Ageno Pulido, Alicia; Aranda López, Juan; Cabré Garcia, José M.; Climent Vilaró, Joan; Gibert, Karina; Gil Martín, Joan Carles; Martín Escofet, Carme (Asociación de Enseñantes Universitarios de la Informática (AENUI), 2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    La reciente introducción de las competencias transversales en los planes de estudios justifica la falta de investigaciones cuantitativas que evalúen, entre otros aspectos, el grado de adquisición de las mismas por parte ...
  • Ordocoordinación: cómo organizar 700 estudiantes en un nuevo campus (y no morir en el intento) 

    Castro Rabal, Jorge; Farreres de la Morena, Xavier; Gabarró Vallès, Joaquim; Nivela Alós, M. Pilar Brígida; Pérez Poch, Antoni; Pino Blanco, Elvira; Rivero Almeida, José Miguel (Asociación de Enseñantes Universitarios de la Informática (AENUI), 2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Since Autumn Term 2017 the Department of Computer Science of the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya UPC-BarcelonaTech is in charge of teaching ”Fundamentals of Programming” in the new DiagonalBeso ´s Campus, at EEBE ...
  • Challenges and opportunities of applying natural language processing in business process management 

    van der Aa, Han; Carmona Vargas, Josep; Leopold, Henrik; Mendling, Jan; Padró, Lluís (Association for Computational Linguistics, 2018)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    The Business Process Management (BPM) field focuses in the coordination of labor so that organizational processes are smoothly executed in a way that products and services are properly delivered. At the same time, NLP has ...

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