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  • Dynamic Search Models and Applications 

    Luo, Jiyun (Georgetown University, 2018)
    Dynamic search is an information retrieval task that involves a sequence of queries for a complex information need (e.g. searching for one-week tour plans in Italy). It is characterized by rich user-system interactions and ...
  • Relation Extraction for Protein-protein Interactions Affected by Mutations 

    Fan, Ziling (Georgetown University, 2018)
    Precision Medicine (PM) is a promising approach for cancer treatment in the modern medical practice. Information about protein-protein interaction and mutations affecting the interaction is essential in understanding ...
  • Text Summarization and Categorization for Scientific and Health-Related Data 

    Cohan, Arman (Georgetown University, 2018)
    The increasing amount of unstructured health-related data has created a need for intelligent processing, summarizing, and categorizing these data to extract knowledge from them. My research goal in this dissertation is to ...
  • The Knowledge and Language Gap in Medical Information Seeking 

    Soldaini, Luca (Georgetown University, 2018)
    Interest in medical information retrieval has risen significantly in the last few years. The Internet has become a primary source for consumers looking for health information and advice; however, their lack of expertise ...
  • Parallel Scheduling with Batching 

    Sheridan, Brendan (Georgetown University, 2018)
    This work provides and analyses three provably good parallel scheduling algorithms. Each algorithm utilizes batching by delaying work until it can be executed as part of a larger batch. Batching is often necessary for good ...

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