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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, Malicki M, Ter Riet G. Automatic recognition of self-acknowledged limitations in clinical research literature. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2018 Jul 1;25(7):855-861. doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocy038.
Kilicoglu H, Ben Abacha A, Mrabet Y, Shooshan SE, Rodriguez L, Masterton K, Demner-Fushman D. Semantic annotation of consumer health questions. BMC Bioinformatics. 2018 Feb 6;19(1):34. doi: 10.1186/s12859-018-2045-1.
Mrabet Y, Kilicoglu H, Demner-Fushman D. TextFlow: A Text Similarity Measure based on Continuous Sequences. Proceedings of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, 2017, Vancouver, Canada, July 30 - August 4, Volume
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.
Rindflesch TC, Blake CL, Fiszman M, Kilicoglu H, Rosemblat G, Schneider J, Zeiss CJ. Informatics Support for Basic Research in Biomedicine. ILAR J. 2017 Jul 1;58(1):80-89. doi: 10.1093/ilar/ilx004.
Kilicoglu H. Biomedical text mining for research rigor and integrity: tasks, challenges, directions. Brief Bioinform. 2017 Jun 13. doi: 10.1093/bib/bbx057.
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.
Deardorff A, Masterton K, Roberts K, Kilicoglu H, Demner-Fushman D. A protocol-driven approach to automatically finding authoritative answers to consumer health questions in online resources. JASIST, 68(7): 1724-1736. doi: 10.1002/asi.23806.
Kilicoglu H. Inferring Implicit Causal Relationships in Biomedical Literature. Proc 15th Workshop on Biomedical Natural Language Processing. Pages 46-55. 2016.

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