Edinburgh Research Explorer

Mrs. Beatrice Symington

Research Fellow, Chancellor's Fellow

  1. 2019
  2. Geoparsing Historical and Contemporary Literary Text set in the City of Edinburgh

    Alex, B., Grover, C., Tobin, R. & Oberlander, J., 1 Dec 2019, In : Language Resources and Evaluation. 53, 4, p. 651–675 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Text Mining Brain Imaging Reports

    Alex, B., Grover, C., Tobin, R., Sudlow, C., Mair, G. & Whiteley, W., 12 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Biomedical Semantics. 10, 23.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Automatic coding of occupation and cause-of-death records

    Tobin, R., Farrow, E., Grover, C. & Alex, B., 8 Nov 2019, In : International Journal of Population Data Science. 4, 3, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

  5. Detecting Topic-Oriented Speaker Stance in Conversational Speech

    Lai, C., Alex, B., Moore, J. D., Tian, L., Hori, T. & Francesca, G., 19 Sep 2019, Proceedings of Interspeech 2019. International Speech Communication Association, p. 46-50 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  6. Plague Dot Text: Text mining and annotation of outbreak reports of the Third Plague Pandemic (1894-1952)

    Casey, A., Bennett, M., Tobin, R., Grover, C., Engelmann, L. & Alex, B., 12 Sep 2019, HistoInformatics 2019: International Workshop on Computational History 2019. Wevers, M., Hasanuzzaman, M., Dias, G., Düring, M. & Jatowt, A. (eds.). CEUR Workshop Proceedings, Vol. 2461. p. 50-59

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  7. A validated natural language processing algorithm for brain imaging phenotypes from radiology reports in UK electronic health records

    Wheater, E. N. W., Mair, G., Sudlow, C., Alex, B., Grover, C. & Whiteley, W., 9 Sep 2019, In : Bmc medical informatics and decision making.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. "Why is the Doctor a Man?" Reactions of Older Adults to a Virtual Training Doctor

    Constantin, A., Lai, C., Farrow, E., Alex, B., Pel-Littel, R., Nap, H. H. & Jeuring, J., 2 May 2019, Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Glasgow, Scotland UK, 6 p. LBW1719. (CHI EA '19).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  9. 2018
  10. Text Mining Brain Imaging Reports

    Grover, C., Tobin, R., Alex, B., Sudlow, C., Mair, G. & Whiteley, W., Apr 2018.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  11. 2017
  12. 'Multiplicity embarrasses the eye': The digital mapping of literary Edinburgh

    Loxley, J., Alex, B., Anderson, M., Hinrichs, U., Grover, C., Thomson, T., Harris-Birtill, D., Quigley, A. & Oberlander, J., 14 Dec 2017, The Routledge Companion to Spatial History (Routledge Companions). Gregory, I., Debats, D. & Lafreniere, D. (eds.). Routledge, p. 604-628

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  13. Palimpsest: Improving Assisted Curation of Loco-specific Literature

    Alex, B., Grover, C., Oberlander, J., Thomson, T., Anderson, M., Loxley, J., Hinrichs, U. & Zhou, K., 1 Apr 2017, In : Digital Scholarship in the Humanities. 32, 1, p. i4-i16 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. 2016
  15. User-driven Text Mining of Historical Text

    Alex, B., Grover, C., Klein, E., Llewellyn, C. & Tobin, R., 12 Jun 2016, Working with Text: Tools, Techniques and Approaches for Text Mining. Tonkin, E. & Tourte, G. (eds.). 1st ed. Chandos Publishing, p. 209-230 22 p. ( Chandos Information Professional Series).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  16. Homing in on Twitter users: Evaluating an Enhanced Geoparser for User Profile Locations

    Alex, B., Llewellyn, C., Grover, C., Oberlander, J. & Tobin, R., May 2016, Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2016). European Language Resources Association (ELRA), p. 3936-3944 9 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  17. Geoparsing History: Locating Commodities in Ten Million Pages of Nineteenth-Century Sources

    Clifford, J., Alex, B., Coates, C., Klein, E. & Watson, A., 2016, In : Historical Methods: A Journal of Quantitative and Interdisciplinary History. 49, 3, p. 115-131 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. 2015
  19. Trading Consequences: A Case Study of Combining Text Mining and Visualization to Facilitate Document Exploration

    Hinrichs, U., Alex, B., Clifford, J., Watson, A., Quigley, A., Klein, E. & Coates, C. M., 1 Dec 2015, In : Digital Scholarship in the Humanities. 30, suppl 1, p. 50-75 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Extracting a Topic Specific Dataset from a Twitter Archive

    Llewellyn, C., Grover, C., Alex, B., Oberlander, J. & Tobin, R., 28 Nov 2015, Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries: 9th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries, TPDL 2015, Poznań, Poland, September 14-18, 2015, Proceedings. Springer International Publishing, p. 364-367 4 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 9316).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  21. Litlong: Edinburgh

    Loxley, J. (ed.), Oberlander, J., Grover, C., Alex, B., Anderson, M., Otty, L., Thomson, T., Hinrichs, U., Osborne, N., Reid, J., Aaron, Q. & Harris-Birtill, D., 31 Mar 2015

    Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

  22. Adapting the Edinburgh Geoparser for Historical Georeferencing

    Alex, B., Byrne, K., Grover, C. & Tobin, R., Mar 2015, In : International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing. 9, 1, p. 15-35 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. Palimpsest: Improving Assisted Curation of Loco-specific Literature

    Alex, B., Grover, C., Oberlander, J., Zhou, K. & Hinrichs, U., 2015, Proceedings of Digital Humanities 2015, 2-3 July, Sydney, Australia. 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  24. 2014
  25. A Web-based Geo-resolution Annotation and Evaluation Tool

    Alex, B., Byrne, K., Grover, C. & Tobin, R., 1 Aug 2014, Proceedings of LAW VIII - The 8th Linguistic Annotation Workshop. Dublin, Ireland: Association for Computational Linguistics and Dublin City University, p. 59-63 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  26. Estimating and Rating the Quality of Optically Character Recognised Text

    Alex, B. & Burns, J., 19 May 2014, Proceedings of the First International Conference on Digital Access to Textual Cultural Heritage. Madrid, Spain: ACM Association for Computing Machinery, p. 97 102 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  27. Data mining uncovers 19th century Britain’s fat habit

    Alex, B., 3 Apr 2014, The Conversation.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  28. Bootstrapping a historical commodities lexicon with SKOS and DBpedia

    Klein, E., Alex, B. & Clifford, J., 1 Apr 2014, Proceedings of the 8th Workshop on Language Technology for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, and Humanities (LaTeCH). Gothenburg, Sweden: Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 13-21 9 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  29. Digging Into Data White Paper: Trading Consequences

    Klein, E., Alex, B., Grover, C., Tobin, R., Coates, C., Clifford, J., Quigley, A., Hinrichs, U., Reid, J., Osborne, N. & Fieldhouse, I., Mar 2014, Trading Consequences Project. 67 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  30. Palimpsest Project Website

    Anderson, M. (ed.), Osborne, N. (ed.), Loxley, J. (ed.), Alex, B. (ed.), Grover, C., Reid, J., Oberlander, J., Otty, L. & Fieldhouse, I., 2014

    Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

  31. Trading Consequences: A Case Study of Combining Text Mining & Visualisation to Facilitate Document Exploration

    Hinrichs, U., Alex, B., Clifford, J. & Quigley, A., 2014, Proceedings of Digital Humanities 2014 (DH 2014). 7 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  32. 2012
  33. Digitised Historical Text: Does it have to be mediOCRe?

    Alex, B., Grover, C., Klein, E. & Tobin, R., 2012, Proceedings of KONVENS 2012 (LThist 2012 workshop). p. 401-409 9 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  34. 2011
  35. A System for Synergistically Structuring News Content from Traditional Media and the Blogosphere

    Sarris, N., Potamianos, G., Renders, J-M., Grover, C., Karstens, E., Kallipolitis, L., Tountopoulos, V., Petasis, G., Krithara, A., Gallé, M., Jacquet, G., Alex, B., Tobin, R. & Bounegru, L., 2011, eChallenges e-2011 Conference Proceedings, Paul Cunningham and Miriam Cunningham (Eds), IIMC International Information Management Corporation Ltd 2011.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  36. 2010
  37. Agile Corpus Annotation in Practice: An Overview of Manual and Automatic Annotation of CVs

    Alex, B., Grover, C., Shen, R. & Kabadjov, M., 1 Jul 2010, Proceedings of the Fourth Linguistic Annotation Workshop. Uppsala, Sweden: Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 29-37 9 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  38. Labelling and Spatio-Temporal Grounding of News Events

    Alex, B. & Grover, C., 1 Jun 2010, Proceedings of the NAACL HLT 2010 Workshop on Computational Linguistics in a World of Social Media. Los Angeles, California, USA: Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 27-28 2 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  39. Edinburgh-LTG: TempEval-2 System Description

    Grover, C., Tobin, R., Alex, B. & Byrne, K., 2010, SemEval '10 Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation Pages 333-336 Association for Computational Linguistics Stroudsburg, PA, USA ©2010 table of contents. Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 333-336 4 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  40. Labelling and Spatio-Temporal Grounding of News Events

    Alex, B., Grover, C. & Alex, B., 2010, Proceedings of the workshop on Computational Linguistics in a World of Social Media at NAACL 2010. Association for Computational Linguistics, 2 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  41. 2008
  42. Automating curation using a natural language processing pipeline

    Alex, B., Grover, C., Haddow, B., Kabadjor, M., Klein, E., Matthews, M., Tobin, R. & Wang, X., Sep 2008, In : Genome Biology. 9, Suppl 2, 14 p., S10.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  43. Comparing Corpus-based to Web-based Lookup Techniques for Automatic English Inclusion Detection

    Alex, B., May 2008, Proceedings of the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, LREC 2008, 26 May - 1 June 2008, Marrakech, Morocco. European Language Resources Association (ELRA), p. 2693-2697 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  44. The ITI TXM corpora: Tissue expressions and protein-protein interactions

    Alex, B., Grover, C., Haddow, B., Kabadjov, M., Klein, E., Matthews, M., Roebuck, S., Tobin, R. & Wang, X., May 2008, LREC 2008 Workshop: Building and evaluating resources for biomedical text mining. 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  45. Assisted Curation: Does Text Mining Really Help?

    Alex, B., Grover, C., Haddow, B., Kabadjor, M., Klein, E., Matthews, M., Roebuck, S., Tobin, R. & Wang, X., 2008, Proceedings of the Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing (Biocomputing 2008). Altman, R. B., Dunker, A. K., Hunter, L., Murray, T. & Klein, T. E. (eds.). Singapore: World Scientific Press, p. 556-567 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  46. Exploiting Multiply Annotated Corpora in Biomedical Information Extraction Tasks

    Haddow, B. & Alex, B., 2008, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2008). 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  47. 2007
  48. Recognising Nested Named Entities in Biomedical Text

    Alex, B., Haddow, B. & Grover, C., 2007, Proceedings of BioNLP 2007. ASSOC COMPUTATIONAL LINGUISTICS-ACL, p. 65-72 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  49. Using foreign inclusion detection to improve parsing performance

    Alex, B., Dubey, A. & Keller, F., 2007, Proceedings of EMNLP-CoNLL 2007. 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  50. 2006
  51. Integrating Language Knowledge Resources to Extend the English Inclusion Classifier to a New Language

    Alex, B., 2006, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2006). ASSOC COMPUTATIONAL LINGUISTICS-ACL, p. 2431-2436 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  52. The Impact of Annotation on the Performance of Protein Tagging in Biomedical Text

    Alex, B., Nissim, M. & Grover, C., 2006, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2006). 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  53. 2005
  54. An Unsupervised System for Identifying English Inclusions in German Text

    Alex, B., 2005, Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2005), Student Research Workshop. ASSOC COMPUTATIONAL LINGUISTICS-ACL, p. 133-138 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  55. Cross-Lingual Question Answering Using Off-the-Shelf Machine Translation

    Ahn, K., Alex, B., Bos, J., Dalmas, T., Leidner, J. L. & Smillie, M. B., 2005, Multilingual Information Access for Text, Speech and Images: 5th Workshop of the Cross-Language Evaluation Forum, CLEF 2004, Bath, UK, September 15-17, 2004, Revised Selected Papers. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, p. 446-457 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 3491).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  56. Exploring the Boundaries: Gene and Protein Identification in Biomedical Text

    Finkel, J., Dingare, S., Manning, C., Nissim, M., Alex, B. & Grover, C., 2005, In : Bioinformatics. 6, p. 1-9 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  57. Investigating the Effects of Selective Sampling on the Annotation Task

    Hachey, B., Alex, B. & Becker, M., 2005, Proceedings of the 9th Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning (CoNLL-2005). Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 144-151 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  58. Optimising Selective Sampling for Bootstrapping Named Entity Recognition

    Becker, M., Hachey, B., Alex, B. & Grover, C., 2005, Proceedings of the International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML-2005) Workshop on Learning with Multiple Views. 7 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  59. 2004
  60. An XML-based Tool for Tracking English Inclusions in German Text

    Alex, B. & Grover, C., 2004, PAPILLON 2004 - Workshop on Multilingual Lexical Databases. 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  61. BioCreative Task 2.1. The Edinburgh-Stanford System

    Krymolowski, Y., Alex, B. & Leidner, J. L., 2004, Proceedings of the BioCreAtIvE (Critical Assessment of Information Extraction Systems in Biology) Workshop 2004.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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