Recent Submissions

  • Lessons Learned from a Performance Analysis and Optimization of a Multiscale Cellular Simulation 

    Clasca, Marc; Garcia Gasulla, Marta; Montagud, Arnau; Carbonell Caballero, José; Valencia, Alfonso (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2023)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    This work presents a comprehensive performance analysis and optimization of a multiscale agent-based cellular simulation. The optimizations applied are guided by detailed performance analysis and include memory management, ...
  • Optimizing Resource Allocation for Tumor Simulations over HPC Infrastructures 

    Streviniotis, Errikos; Giatrakos, Nikos; Kotidis, Yannis; Ntiniakou, Thaleia; Ponce De Leon, Miguel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    We introduce RATS (Resource Allocator for Tumor Simulations), the first optimizer for the execution of tumor simulations over HPC infrastructures. The optimization framework of RATS incorporates 3 vital performance criteria ...
  • A Sentiment Analysis Approach to Process Civic Contributions 

    Cernuzzi, Luca; Alcaraz, Marcelo; Parra, Cristhian; Saldivar, Jorge (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Crowdsourced civic engagement is a novel form of democratic participation that allows citizens to share their ideas and deliberate in a multitude of diverse participatory processes that are emerging all over the world, ...
  • BioASQ at CLEF2023: The Eleventh Edition of the Large-Scale Biomedical Semantic Indexing and Question Answering Challenge 

    Nentidis, Anastasios; Krithara, Anastasia; Paliouras, Georgios; Farre Maduell, Eulalia; Lima Lopez, Salvador; Krallinger, Martin (Springer, 2023)
    Conference lecture
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    The large-scale biomedical semantic indexing and question-answering challenge (BioASQ) aims at the continuous advancement of methods and tools to meet the need of biomedical researchers and practitioners for efficient and ...
  • Automatic, efficient and scalable provenance registration for FAIR HPC workflows 

    Sirvent Pardell, Raül; Conejero Bañón, Francisco Javier; Lordan Gomis, Francesc; Ejarque Artigas, Jorge; Rodríguez Navas, Laura; Fernández González, José María; Capella Gutiérrez, Salvador; Badia Sala, Rosa Maria (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Provenance registration is becoming more and more important, as we increase the size and number of experiments performed using computers. In particular, when provenance is recorded in HPC environments, it must be efficient ...
  • Pre-trained biomedical language models for clinical NLP in Spanish 

    Pio Carrino, Casimiro; Llop, Joan; Pàmies, Marc; Gutiérrez Fandiño, Asier; Armengol Estapé, Jordi; Silveira Ocampo, Joaquín; Valencia, Alfonso; Gonzalez Agirre, Aitor; Villegas, Marta (Association for Computational Linguistics, 2022-05)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    This work presents the first large-scale biomedical Spanish language models trained from scratch, using large biomedical corpora consisting of a total of 1.1B tokens and an EHR corpus of 95M tokens. We compared them against ...
  • BioASQ at CLEF2022: the tenth edition of the large-scale biomedical semantic indexing and question answering challenge 

    Nentidis, Anastasios; Krithara, Anastasia; Paliouras, Georgios; Gasco, Luis; Krallinger, Martin (Springer International Publishing, 2022)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    The tenth version of the BioASQ Challenge will be held as an evaluation Lab within CLEF2022. The motivation driving BioASQ is the continuous advancement of approaches and tools to meet the need for efficient and precise ...
  • Transfer Learning with Shallow Decoders: BSC at WMT2021’s Multilingual Low-Resource Translation for Indo-European Languages Shared Task 

    Kharitonova, Ksenia; Gibert Bonet, Ona de; Armengol Estapé, Jordi; Rodríguez i Alvarez, Mar; Melero, Maite (Association for Computational Linguistics, 2021)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    This paper describes the participation of the BSC team in the WMT2021{'}s Multilingual Low-Resource Translation for Indo-European Languages Shared Task. The system aims to solve the Subtask 2: Wikipedia cultural heritage ...
  • Twitter Analysis of Covid-19 Misinformation in Spain 

    Saby, Diego; Philippe, Olivier; Buslón, Nataly; Valle, Javier del; Puig, Oriol; Rementeria, María José (Springer, 2021)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    A graph analysis on the tweets and users networks from a set of curated news was done to study the existing difference in communication patterns between legitimate and misinformation news. Our findings suggest there is no ...
  • BioFVM-X: an MPI+OpenMP 3-D simulator for biological systems 

    Saxena, Gaurav; Ponce De Leon, Miguel; Montagud, Arnau; Vicente Dorca, David; Valencia, Alfonso (Springer, 2021)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Multi-scale simulations require parallelization to address large-scale problems, such as real-sized tumor simulations. BioFVM is a software package that solves diffusive transport Partial Differential Equations for 3-D ...
  • Automatic removal of identifying information in official EU languages for public administrations: The MAPA Project 

    Gianola, Lucie; Ajausks, Ēriks; Arranz, Victoria; Gibert, Ona de; Melero, Maite (IOS Press, 2020)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The European MAPA (Multilingual Anonymisation for Public Administrations) project aims at developing an open-source solution for automatic de-identification of medical and legal documents. We introduce here the context, ...
  • INforE: Interactive cross-platform analytics for everyone 

    Giatrakos, Nikos; Arnu, David; Bitsakis, Theodoros; Deligiannakis, Antonios; Garofalakis, Minos; Klinkenberg, Ralf; Konidaris, Aris; Kontaxakis, Antonis; Kotidis Kotidis, Yannis; Samoladas, Vasilis; Simitsis, Alkis; Stamatakis, George; Temme, Fabian; Torok, Mate; Yaqub, Edwin; Montagud, Arnau; Ponce De Leon, Miguel; Arndt, Holger; Burkard, Stefan (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2020-10)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    We present INforE, a prototype supporting non-expert programmers in performing optimized, cross-platform, streaming analytics at scale. INforE offers: a) a new extension to the RapidMiner Studio for graphical design of Big ...

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