Biomedical Abbreviation Recognition and Resolution 2nd Edition (BARR2)

IberEval 2018 | SEPLN 2018

18 September 2018. Seville, Spain


Scientific Advisory Board

  • Saber Ahmad Akhondi, Principle NLP Scientist, Elsevier Content & Innovation
  • Sophia Ananiadou, Professor of the School of Computer Science, University of Manchester / Director of the National Centre for Text Mining (NaCTeM), UK
  • Marius Doornenbal, Chief NLP Scientist, Elsevier Content & Innovation
  • Fernando A. Navarro, MD, Cosnauta, Siglas médicas en español; Founding member of TREMÉDICA, Spain
  • Carlos Luis Parra Calderón, Head of Technological Innovation Section, University Hospital Virgen del Rocio; Director of biomedical informatics, Instituto de Biomedicina de Sevilla, Spain
  • Hua Xu, Director of the Center for Computational Biomedicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA


Ander Intxaurrondo


  • June 21th, 2018: BARR2 final test set clinical cases revealed.
  • May 28th, 2018: BARR2 background and test sets released.
  • May 25th, 2018: BARR2 development set released.
  • May 18th, 2018: BARR2 evaluation script released.
  • May 17th, 2018: BARR2 training set released.
  • May 8th, 2018: BARR2 announcement at MultilingualBIO Workshop (LREC 2018).
  • April 20th, 2018: BARR2 sample set released.
  • March 15th, 2018: BARR2 track website launched.