Elizabeth M. Merkhofer

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This paper describes MITRE’s participation in the Paraphrase and Semantic Similarity in Twitter task (SemEval-2015 Task 1). This effort placed first in Semantic Similarity and second in Paraphrase Identification with scores of Pearson’s r of 61.9%, F1 of 66.7%, and maxF1 of 72.4%. We detail the approaches we explored including mixtures of string matching(More)
This paper describes MITRE’s participation in the Semantic Textual Similarity task (SemEval-2017 Task 1), which evaluated machine learning approaches to the identification of similar meaning among text snippets in English, Arabic, Spanish, and Turkish. We detail the techniques we explored, ranging from simple bag-ofngrams classifiers to neural architectures(More)
Data sharing is a key biomedical research theme for the 21st century. Biomedical data sharing is the exchange of data among (non)affiliated parties under mutually agreeable terms to promote scientific advancement and the development of safe and effective medical products. Wide sharing of research data is important for scientific discovery, medical product(More)
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