Overview of bionlp shared task 2011

TitleOverview of bionlp shared task 2011
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsKim, J. D., S. Pyysalo, T. Ohta, R. Bossy, N. Nguyen, and J. Tsujii
JournalACL HLT 2011
KeywordsBioNLP 2011, Event extraction, Genia Corpus, PubMed

The BioNLP Shared Task 2011, an informa- tion extraction task held over 6 months up to March 2011, met with community-wide par- ticipation, receiving 46 final submissions from 24 teams. Five main tasks and three support- ing tasks were arranged, and their results show advances in the state of the art in fine-grained biomedical domain information extraction and demonstrate that extraction methods success- fully generalize in various aspects.