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Halil
Kilicoglu
,
PhD
Staff Scientist
Location: 
38A
/
09N917A
Phone Number: (
301
827-5014
Expertise and Research Interests: 

Dr. Kilicoglu has expertise in biomedical natural language processing and text mining; more specifically, his research focuses on semantic interpretation of biomedical text, question answering, and literature-based knowledge discovery. He currently contributes to the LHNCBC's Consumer Health Question Answering (CHQA) and Semantic Knowledge Representation (SKR) projects.

He earned his PhD in Computer Science from Concordia University in 2012, his MS in Computer Science from George Washington University in 2000, and his BS  in Computer Engineering from Istanbul Technical University in 1997.

Professional Organizations: 

Dr. Kilicoglu is a member of the Association of Computational Linguistics (ACL), the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

Honors and Awards: 

Dr. Kilicoglu received the 2007 AMIA Annual Symposium Distinguished Paper Award for the paper titled "Using the Literature-Based Discovery Paradigm to Investigate Drug Mechanisms."

Publications/Tools by Halil Kilicoglu: 
Kilicoglu H, Rosemblat G, Rindflesch TC. Assigning factuality values to semantic relations extracted from biomedical research literature. PLoS One. 2017 Jul 5;12(7):e0179926. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0179926. eCollection 2017.
Mrabet Y, Kilicoglu H, Roberts K, Demner-Fushman D. Combining Open-domain and Biomedical Knowledge for Topic Recognition in Consumer Health Questions. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2017 Feb 10;2016:914-923. eCollection 2016.
Kilicoglu H. Inferring Implicit Causal Relationships in Biomedical Literature. Proc 15th Workshop on Biomedical Natural Language Processing. Pages 46-55. 2016.
Mrabet Y, Kilicoglu H, Roberts K, Demner-Fushman D. Combining Open-domain and Biomedical Knowledge for Topic Recognition in Consumer Health Questions. AMIA 2016 Annual Symposium, Chicago, IL, November 12-16, 2016.
Mrabet Y, Vougiouklis P, Kilicoglu H, Gardent C, Demner-Fushman D, Hare J, Simperl E. Aligning Texts and Knowledge Bases with Semantic Sentence Simplification. WebNLG 2016.
Mrabet Y, Kilicoglu H, Demner-Fushman D. Unsupervised Ranking of Knowledge Bases for Named Entity Recognition. 22nd European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI 2016), The Hague, Holland, Aug 29 - Sep 02, 2016.
Kilicoglu H, Ben Abacha A, Mrabet Y, Roberts K, Rodriguez L, Shooshan SE, Demner-Fushman D. Annotating named entities in consumer health questions. LREC,23-28 May 2016, Portorož.
Demner-Fushman D, Kilicoglu H. Dataset: CHQA Named Entity Dataset
Kilicoglu H. Software: Bio-SCoRes

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