Heath Gordon


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UZH@SMM4H: System Descriptions
Tilia Ellendorff | Joseph Cornelius | Heath Gordon | Nicola Colic | Fabio Rinaldi
Proceedings of the 2018 EMNLP Workshop SMM4H: The 3rd Social Media Mining for Health Applications Workshop & Shared Task

Our team at the University of Zürich participated in the first 3 of the 4 sub-tasks at the Social Media Mining for Health Applications (SMM4H) shared task. We experimented with different approaches for text classification, namely traditional feature-based classifiers (Logistic Regression and Support Vector Machines), shallow neural networks, RCNNs, and CNNs. This system description paper provides details regarding the different system architectures and the achieved results.