Mahanandeeshwar Gattu


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Biomedical Relation Classification by single and multiple source domain adaptation
Sinchani Chakraborty | Sudeshna Sarkar | Pawan Goyal | Mahanandeeshwar Gattu
Proceedings of the Tenth International Workshop on Health Text Mining and Information Analysis (LOUHI 2019)

Relation classification is crucial for inferring semantic relatedness between entities in a piece of text. These systems can be trained given labelled data. However, relation classification is very domain-specific and it takes a lot of effort to label data for a new domain. In this paper, we explore domain adaptation techniques for this task. While past works have focused on single source domain adaptation for bio-medical relation classification, we classify relations in an unlabeled target domain by transferring useful knowledge from one or more related source domains. Our experiments with the model have shown to improve state-of-the-art F1 score on 3 benchmark biomedical corpora for single domain and on 2 out of 3 for multi-domain scenarios. When used with contextualized embeddings, there is further boost in performance outperforming neural-network based domain adaptation baselines for both the cases.

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Medical Entity Linking using Triplet Network
Ishani Mondal | Sukannya Purkayastha | Sudeshna Sarkar | Pawan Goyal | Jitesh Pillai | Amitava Bhattacharyya | Mahanandeeshwar Gattu
Proceedings of the 2nd Clinical Natural Language Processing Workshop

Entity linking (or Normalization) is an essential task in text mining that maps the entity mentions in the medical text to standard entities in a given Knowledge Base (KB). This task is of great importance in the medical domain. It can also be used for merging different medical and clinical ontologies. In this paper, we center around the problem of disease linking or normalization. This task is executed in two phases: candidate generation and candidate scoring. In this paper, we present an approach to rank the candidate Knowledge Base entries based on their similarity with disease mention. We make use of the Triplet Network for candidate ranking. While the existing methods have used carefully generated sieves and external resources for candidate generation, we introduce a robust and portable candidate generation scheme that does not make use of the hand-crafted rules. Experimental results on the standard benchmark NCBI disease dataset demonstrate that our system outperforms the prior methods by a significant margin.


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Relation extraction from clinical texts using domain invariant convolutional neural network
Sunil Sahu | Ashish Anand | Krishnadev Oruganty | Mahanandeeshwar Gattu
Proceedings of the 15th Workshop on Biomedical Natural Language Processing