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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, Cairelli M, Rindflesch TC. A Compositional Interpretation of Biomedical Event Factuality. Proc of the Second Workshop on Extra-Propositional Aspects of Meaning in Computational Semantics (ExProM 2015).
Amini S, Kilicoglu H, Hooft L, ter Riet G. Are we expressing uncertainty of our claims enough? Towards automatic detection of overstatement of claims. 2015. World Conference on Research Integrity (WCRI).
Kilicoglu H, Rogers W. A Hybrid System for Extracting Chemical-Disease Relationships from Scientific Literature. 2015. BioCreative 5 Proceedings.
Roberts K, Kilicoglu H, Fiszman M, Demner-Fushman D. Automatically classifying question types for consumer health questions. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2014 Nov 14;2014:1018-27. eCollection 2014.
Zhang R, Cairelli MJ, Fiszman M, Kilicoglu H, Rindflesch TC, Pakhomov SV, Melton GB. Exploiting Literature-derived Knowledge and Semantics to Identify Potential Prostate Cancer Drugs. Cancer Inform. 2014 Oct 14;13(Suppl 1):103-11. doi: 10.4137/CIN.S13889. eCollection 2014.
Kilicoglu H, Demner-Fushman D. Coreference Resolution for Structured Drug Product Labels Proceedings of BioNLP 2014. pp. 44-53.
Chen G, Cairelli MJ, Kilicoglu H, Shin D, Rindflesch TC. Augmenting microarray data with literature-based knowledge to enhance gene regulatory network inference. PLoS Comput Biol. 2014 Jun 12;10(6):e1003666. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003666. eCollection 2014 Jun.
Zhang R, Cairelli MJ, Fiszman M, Rosemblat G, Kilicoglu H, Rindflesch TC, Pakhomov SV, Melton GB. Using semantic predications to uncover drug-drug interactions in clinical data. J Biomed Inform. 2014 Jun;49:134-47. doi: 10.1016/j.jbi.2014.01.004. Epub 2014 Jan 19.
Roberts K, Kilicoglu H, Fiszman M, Demner-Fushman D. Decomposing consumer health questions. BioNLP 2014.
Roberts K, Masterton K, Kilicoglu H, Fiszman M, Demner-Fushman D. Annotating Question Decomposition on Complex Medical Questions. LREC 2014.

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