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Anna Rumshisky


Anna Rumshisky is an Assistant Professor at UMass Lowell.
Professor Anna RumshiskyAssistant Professor
  • College
    College of Sciences
  • Department
    Computer Science
  • Phone
    (978) 934-4000
  • Office
    Olsen Hall - 215
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Research Interests

natural language processing, machine learning, clinical/medical informatics, text mining, computational linguistics

information extraction, text-based temporal reasoning, lexical semantics, word sense disambiguation, novel word use, digital humanities and social science.

Education

  • Other: Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, (2012), Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Cambridge, MA
    Supporting Area: Medical Natural Language Processing
  • Ph D: Computer Science, (2009), Brandeis University - Waltham, MA

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Psi Chi National Honor Society, Service, University - Psi Chi
  • Upsilon Pi Epsilon Computer Science Honor Society, Service, University - Upsilon Pi Epsilon
  • Dean's List (1994) - Brandeis University
  • Honor Scholarship (1991), Scholarship/Research - Moscow State University

Selected Publications

  • Potash, P., Romanov, A., Rumshisky, A. (2016) "# HashtagWars: Learning a Sense of Humor", arXiv preprint arXiv:1612.03216
  • Potash, P., Romanov, A., Rumshisky, A. (2016) "Evaluating Creative Language Generation: The Case of Rap Lyric Ghostwriting", arXiv preprint arXiv:1612.03205
  • Potash, P., Romanov, A., Rumshisky, A. (2016) "Here’s My Point: Argumentation Mining with Pointer Networks", arXiv preprint arXiv:1612.08994
  • Potash, P., Rumshisky, A. (2016) Recommender System Incorporating User Personality Profile through Analysis of Written Reviews pp. 60
  • Potash, P., Boag, W., Romanov, A., Ramanishka, V., Rumshisky, A. (2016) "SimiHawk at SemEval-2016 Task 1: A Deep Ensemble System for Semantic Textual Similarity", Proceedings of SemEval pp. 741–748
  • Pustejovsky, J., Rumshisky, A., Batiukova, O., Moszkowicz, J.L. (2014) "Annotation of Compositional Operations with GLML", Springer pp. 217–234
  • Chasin, R., Rumshisky, A., Uzuner, Ö., Szolovits, P. (2014) "Word sense disambiguation in the clinical domain: a comparison of knowledge-rich and knowledge-poor unsupervised methods", Journal of American Medical Informatics
  • Rumshisky, A., Chasin, R., Potash, P. (2013) "Bypassing knowledge acquisition bottleneck with Bayesian word sense induction", NIPS 2013 Workshop on Machine Learning for Clinical Data Analysis and Healthcare
  • Sun, W., Rumshisky, A., Uzuner, O. (2013) "Evaluating temporal relations in clinical text: 2012 i2b2 challenge", Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association pp. amiajnl–2013
  • Sun, W., Rumshisky, A., Uzuner, O. (2013) "Temporal reasoning over clinical text: the state of the art", Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 20:5 pp. 814–819
  • Chasin, R., Rumshisky, A. (2013) "Mixing in Some Knowledge: Enriched Context Patterns for Bayesian Word Sense Induction", Sixth International Workshop on Generative Approaches to the Lexicon
  • Sun, W., Rumshisky, A., Uzuner, Ö. (2013) "Annotating Temporal Information in Clinical Narratives", Journal of Biomedical Informatics
  • Rumshisky, A., Pustejovsky, J., Batiukova, O., Moszkowicz, J. (2012) "Annotation of Compositional Operations with GLML", Computing Meaning 4:
  • Ghassemi, M., Naumann, T., Joshi, R., Rumshisky, A. (2012) "Topic Models for Mortality Modeling in Intensive Care Units", Proceedings of ICML
  • Rumshisky, A., Gronas, M., Gabrovski, A., Kovaka, S., Chen, H. (2012) Tracking the History of Knowledge Using Historical Editions of Encyclopedia Britannica
  • Rumshisky, A., Chasin, R., Uzuner, O., Szolovits, P. (2012) "Using UMLS for Word Sense Disambiguation in Clinical Notes", Annual Symposium of American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA 2012)
  • Rumshisky, A., Botchan, N., Kushkuley, S., Pustejovsky, J. (2012) Word Sense Inventories by Non-Experts. pp. 4055–4059
  • Rumshisky, A., Pustejovsky, J. (2011) "Computations Models of the Lexicon", John Wiley & Sons
  • Rumshisky, A. (2011) "Crowd sourcing Word Sense Definition", Fifth International Workshop on Generative Approaches to the Lexicon
  • Bratus, S., Rumshisky, A., Khrabrov, A., Magar, R., Thompson, P. (2011) "Domain-specific entity extraction from noisy, unstructured data using ontology-guided search", International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition 14:2 pp. 201-211
  • Rumshisky, A. (2011) Summer School at the Center for Chinese Linguistics, Peking University, Beijing, China
  • Rumshisky, A. (2011) Massachusetts institute of technology, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
  • Rumshisky, A., Pustejovsky, J. (2010) "Mechanisms of Sense Extension in Verbs", Menha Publishers
  • Rumshisky, A., Pustejovsky, J., Plotnick, A., Jezek, E., Batiukova, O., Quochi, V. (2010) "Sem Eval2010 Task 7: Argument Selection and Coercion", Association for Computational Linguistics
  • Rumshisky, A. (2010) Copenhagen Dependency Treebank Workshop, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Rumshisky, A. (2010) Human Language Technology Center of Excellence at John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • Rumshisky, A., Pustejovsky, J., Moszkowicz, J., Batiukova, O. (2009) "GLML: Annotating Argument Selection and Coercion", Eighth International Conference on Computational Semantics (IWCS-8)
  • Rumshisky, A., Moscowicz, J., Verhagen, M. (2009) "The Holy Grail of Sense Definition: Creating a Sense-Disambiguated Corpus from Scratch", Fifth International Workshop on Generative Approaches to the Lexicon
  • Rumshisky, A., Bratus, S., Magar, R., Thompson, P. (2009) "Using Domain Knowlege for Ontology - Guided Entity Extraction from Noisy, Unstructured Data", Third Workshop on Analytics for Noisy, Unstructured Text Data
  • Rumshisky, A., Grinberg, V. (2009) "Using Semantics of the Arguments for Predicate Sense Induction", Fifth International Workshop on Generative Approaches to the Lexicon
  • Rumshisky, A. (2009) Institute for Formal and Applied Linguistics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Pustejovsky, J., Rumshisky, A. (2008) "Between chaos and structure: Interpreting lexical data through a theoretical lens", International Journal of Lexicography 21:3 pp. 337-355
  • Rumshisky, A. (2008) "Resolving Polysemy in Verbs: Contextualized Distributional Approach to Argument Semantics", Italian Journal of Linguistics
  • Rumshisky, A. (2008) Istituto di linguistica Computazionale del CNR, Pisa, Italy
  • Rumshisky, A. (2007) Department of Informatics, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
  • Rumshisky, A. (2006) International Computer Science Institute (ICSI), Berkley, CA
  • Rumshisky, A. (2005) Department of Informatics, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
  • Rumshisky, A. (2005) Institute of Russian Language, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
  • Rumshisky, A. (2004) Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin, Germany

Selected Presentations

  • Using UMLS for Word Sense Disambiguation in Clinical Notes - Annual Symposium of American Medical Informatics Association, 2012 - Chicago, IL
  • Topic Models for Mortality Modeling in Intensive Care Units - ICML Workhop on Machine Learning for Clinical Data Analysis, 2012 - Edinburgh, Scottland
  • Topic Models for Mortality Modeling in Intensive Care Units - ICML Workshop on Machine Learning for Clinical Data Analysis, 2012 - Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Word Sense Inventories by Non-Experts - LREC, 2012 - Istanbul, Turkey
  • Word Sense Inventories by Non-Experts - LREC, 2012 - Istanbul, Turkey
  • Tracking the History of Knowledge Using Historical Editions of Encyclopedia Britannica - LREC 2012 Workshop on Adaptation of Language Resources and Tools for Processing Cultural Heritage Objects, 2012 - Istanbul, Turkey
  • Knowledge-Based vs. Bottom-up Methods for Word Sense Disambiguation in Clinical Notes - SHARPn Summit on Secondary Use of EHR, 2012 - Rochester, MN
  • Knowledge-Based vs. Bottom-Up Methods for Word Sense Disambiguation in Clinical Notes - SHARPn Summit on Secondary Use of EHR, 2012 - Rochester, MN
  • Multi-Scrubber: An Ensemble System for De- identification of Protected Health Information - SHARPn Summit on Secondary Use of EHR, 2012 - Rochester, MN
  • Multi-Scrubber: An Ensemble System for Deidentification of Protected Health Information - SHARPn Summit on Secondary Use of EHR, 2012 - Rochester, MN
  • Crowdsourcing Word Sense Definition - Fifth Linguistic Annotation Workshop, 2011 - Portland, Oregon
  • - Five Lectures in Lexical Semantics, August 2011 - Peking University (CHI)
  • , January 2011 - MIT, Cambridge, MA
  • SemEval-2010 Task 7: Argument Selection and Coercion - Fifth International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation, 2010 - Uppsala, Sweden
  • - Copenhagen Dependency Treebank Workshop, August 2010 - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • , July 2010 - John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • Digital Pushkin: Computational visualizations of Pushkin's social and political networks - 41st National Convention of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, 2009 - Boston, MA
  • Digital Pushkin: Computational Visualizations of Pushkin's Social and Political Networks - 41st National Convention of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS), 2009 - Boston, MA
  • GLML: Annotating Argument Selection and Coercion - Eighth International Conference on Computational Semantics, 2009 - Tilburg, Nethrlands
  • The Holy Grail of Sense Definition: Creating a Sense-Disambiguated Corpus from Scratch - Fifth International Workshop on Generative Approaches to the Lexicon, 2009 - Pisa, Italy
  • Using Semantics of the Arguments for Predicate Sense Induction - Fifth International Workshop on Generative Approaches to the Lexicon, 2009 - Pisa, Italy
  • SemEval-2010 Task 7: Argument Selection and Coercion - NAACL HLT 2009 Workshop on Semantic Evaluations: Recent Achievements and Future Directions, 2009 - Boulder, Colorado
  • Sem Eval-2010 Task 7: Argument Selection and Coercion - NAACL HLT Workshop on Semantic Evaluations: Recent Achievement and Future Directions, 2009 - Boulder, CO
  • Using Domain Knowledge for Ontology- Guided Entity Extraction from Noisy, Unstructured Data - Third Workshop on Analytics for Noisy, Unstructured Text Data, 2009 - Barcelona, Spain
  • , August 2009 - Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Polysemy in Verbs: Systematic Relations Between Senses and Their Effection Annotation - COILING Workshop on Human Judgement in Computational Linguistics, 2008 - Manchester, England
  • Polysemy in Verbs: Systematic Relations between Senses and their Effect on Annotation - COLING Workshop on Human Judgement in Computational Linguistics, 2008 - Manchester, England
  • , September 2008 - Pisa, Italy
  • An Evaluation of the Brandeis Semantic Ontology - Fourth International Workshop on Generative Approaches to the Lexicon, 2007 - Paris, France
  • An Evaluation of the Brandeis Semantic Ontology - Fourth International Workshop on Generative Approaches to the Lexicon, 2007 - Paris, France
  • Detecting Selectional Behavior of Complex Types in Text - Fourth International Workshop on Generative Approaches to the Lexicon, 2007 - Paris, France
  • Detecting Selectional Behavior of Complex Types in Text - Fourth International Workshop on Generative Approaches to the Lexicon, 2007 - Paris, France
  • , May 2007 - Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
  • , December 2006 - ICSI, Berkley, CA
  • Constructing Corpus-Based Ontology Using Model Bias - FLAIRS, 2006 - Melbourne Beach, Florida
  • Constructing a Corpus-based Ontology using Model Bias - International Conference of the Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, 2006 - Beach, Florida
  • Inducing Sense-Discriminating Context Patterns from Sense- Tagged Corpora - International Language Resources and Evaluation Conference, 2006 - Genoa, Italy
  • Inducing Sense-Discriminating Context Patterns from Sense-Tagged Corpora - LREC, 2006 - Genoa, Italy
  • Towards a Generative Lexical Resource: The Brandeis Semantic Ontology - LREC, 2006 - Genoa, Italy
  • Towards a Generative Lexical Resource: The Brandeis Semantic Ontology - LREC, 2006 - Genoa, Italy
  • Classification of Discourse Coherence Relations: An Exploratory Study Using Multiple Knowledge Sources - 7th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue, July 2006 - Sydney, Australia
  • Classification of Discourse Coherence Relations: An Exploratory Study using Multiple Knowledge Sources - 7th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue, July 2006 - Sydney, Australia
  • , December 2005 - Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
  • , December 2005 - Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
  • Automating Temporal Annotation with TARSQI - ACL, 2005 - Ann Arbor, USA
  • Automating Temporal Annotation with TARSQI, 2005 - Ann Arbor, USA
  • Automated Induction of Sense in Context - COLING, 2004 - Geneva, Switzerland
  • Automated Induction of Sense in Context - COLING, 2004 - Geneva, Switzerland
  • Automated Induction of Sense in Context - COLING 2004 Workshop on Linguistically Interpreted Corpora, 2004 - Geneva, Switzerland
  • Automated Induction of Sense in Context - COLING Workshop on Linguistically Interpreted Corpora (LINC), 2004 - Geneva, Switzerland
  • , February 2004 - Berlin, Germany
  • Medstract: Creating Large- scale Information Servers for Biomedical Libraries - ACL 2002 Workshop on Natural Language Processing in the Biomedical Domain, 2002 - Philadelphia, PA
  • Medstract: Creating Large-Scale Information Servers for Biomedical Libraries - ACL Workshop on Natural Language Processing in the Biomedical Domain, 2002 - Philadelphia, PA
  • Rerendering Semantic Ontologies: Automatic Extensions to UMLS through Corpus Analytics - LREC 2002 Workshop on Ontologies and Lexical Knowledge Bases, 2002 - Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain
  • Rerendering Semantic Ontologies: Automatic Extensions to UMLS Through Corpus Analytics - LREC Workshop on Ontologies and Lexical Knowledge Bases, 2002 - Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain
  • Extraction and Disambiguation of Acronym-Meaning Pairs in Medline - Medinfo, 2001
  • Extraction and Disambiguation of Acronym-Meaning Pairs in Medline - Medinfo, 2001
  • Discourse Structure of Text-Graphics Documents - 1st International Symposium on Smart Graphics, March 2001 - Hawthorne, NY, USA
  • Discourse Structure of Text-Graphics Documents - 1st International Symposium on Smart Graphics, March 2001 - Hawthorn, NY
  • Acoustic Startle Response in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease - Annual Meeting of the Amaerican College of Neuropsychopharmacology, December 1995 - San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Acoustic startle response in patients with coronary artery disease - Annual Meeting of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, December 1995 - San Juan, Puerto Rico

Selected Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • It's Fun to Run – or is it Just a Pun? Detecting Signs of Enjoyment with Physical Activity and Food Choices through Computational Analysis of Figurative Language in Online Communication (2018), Grant - UMass Lowell
    Kronrod, A. (Co-Principal), Rumshisky, A. (Co-Principal), Thind, H.K. (Co-Investigator), Mangano, K. (Co-Investigator)
  • Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant (2010), Grant - National Endowment for the Humanities
    Rumshisky, A. (Co-Principal), Gronas, M. (Principal)
  • Undergraduate Research Program Grant (1993), Grant -
    Rumshisky, A.