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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, 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
Kilicoglu H. Dataset: Sortal Anaphora Dataset
Kilicoglu H. Dataset: Structured Drug Product Label (SPL) Coreference Dataset
Kilicoglu H, Rosemblat G, Fiszman M, Rindflesch TC. Sortal anaphora resolution to enhance relation extraction from biomedical literature. BMC Bioinformatics. 2016 Apr 14;17:163. doi: 10.1186/s12859-016-1009-6.
Kilicoglu H, Demner-Fushman D. Bio-SCoRes: A Smorgasbord Architecture for Coreference Resolution in Biomedical Text. PLoS One. 2016 Mar 2;11(3):e0148538. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0148538. eCollection 2016.
Roberts K, Shooshan SE, Rodriguez L, Abhyankar S, Kilicoglu H, Demner-Fushman D. The role of fine-grained annotations in supervised recognition of risk factors for heart disease from EHRs. J Biomed Inform. 2015 Dec;58 Suppl:S111-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jbi.2015.06.010. Epub 2015 Jun 26.
Kilicoglu H, Fiszman M, Roberts K, Demner-Fushman D. An Ensemble Method for Spelling Correction in Consumer Health Questions. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2015 Nov 5;2015:727-36. eCollection 2015.
Demner-Fushman D, Kilicoglu H, Roberts K, Masterton K, Deardorff A. Consumer Health Question Answering to Automatically Support NLM Customer Services September2015 Technical Report to the LHNCBC Board of Scientific Counselors

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