Recent Submissions

  • 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
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    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 ...
  • Predicting Gastric Cancer Molecular Subtypes from Gene Expression Data 

    Moreno, Marta; Sousa, Abel; Melé, Marta; Oliveira, Rui; Ferreira, Pedro G. (MDPI, 2020)
    Article
    Open Access
    Stomach cancer is a complex disease and one of the leading causes of cancer mortality in the world. With the view to improve patient diagnosis and prognosis, it has been stratified into four molecular subtypes. In this ...
  • Random forest as a tumour genetic marker extractor 

    Pérez Arnal, Raquel; Garcia Gasulla, Dario; Torrents Rodas, David; Pares, Ferran; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Labarta Mancho, Jesús José; Ayguadé Parra, Eduard (IOS Press, 2019)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Finding tumour genetic markers is essential to biomedicine due to their relevance for cancer detection and therapy development. In this paper, we explore a recently released dataset of chromosome rearrangements in 2,586 ...
  • The biomedical abbreviation recognition and resolution (BARR) track: Benchmarking, evaluation and importance of abbreviation recognition systems applied to Spanish biomedical abstracts 

    Intxaurrondo, Ander; Pérez-Pérez, Martin; Pérez-Rodríguez, Gael; López-Martín, Jose A.; Santamaria, Jesus; de la Peña, Santiago; Villegas, Marta; Akhondi, Saber A.; Valencia, Alfonso; Lourenço, Analia; Krallinger, Martin (2017-09-19)
    Open Access
    Healthcare professionals are generating a substantial volume of clinical data in narrative form. As healthcare providers are confronted with serious time constraints, they frequently use telegraphic phrases, domain-specific ...
  • How experiments and molecular simulations can help understand selective C25-hydroxylation of vitamin D by fungal peroxygenases 

    Lucas, Fatima; Babot, Esteban D.; Cañellas, Marina; del Río, José C.; Kalum, Lisbeth; Ullrich, René; Hofrichter, Martin; Martínez, Angel T.; Gutiérrez, Ana (2016-02-01)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
  • Instant visualization of secondary structures of molecular models 

    Hermosilla, Pedro; Guallar, Víctor; Vinacua Pla, Álvaro; Vázquez Alcocer, Pere Pau (European Association for Computer Graphics (Eurographics), 2015)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Molecular Dynamics simulations are of key importance in the drug design field. Among all possible representations commonly used to inspect these simulations, Ribbons has the advantage of giving the expert a good overview ...