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Roman Klinger

Dr.
Roman Klinger
Senior Lecturer (Akademischer Rat)

Roman Klinger
Phone +49 711 685-81406
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Universität Stuttgart
Institut für Maschinelle Sprachverarbeitung
Pfaffenwaldring 5 b
70569 Stuttgart
Deutschland

Consultation

Wednesdays 5:30 p.m. and on appointment

Research
  • Information Extraction and Retrieval
  • Sentiment and Opinion Mining
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Biomedical NLP, Bioinformatics
  • Supervised and semi-supervised machine learning methods
  • Graphical Models
  • Data Mining/Text Mining
  • Evolutionary Computation
  • Computational Intelligence/Artificial Intelligence
  • Automatic Composition of Music
Publications

2015

Wiltrud Kessler, Roman Klinger, and Jonas Kuhn. Towards opinion mining from reviews for the prediction of product rankings. In Proceedings of the 6th Workshop on Computational Approaches to Subjectivity, Sentiment and Social Media Analysis, pages 51--57, Lisboa, Portugal, September 2015. Association for Computational Linguistics. [ bib | http | .pdf ]

Roman Klinger and Philipp Cimiano. Instance selection improves cross-lingual model training for fine-grained sentiment analysis. In Proceedings of the Nineteenth Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning, pages 153--163, Beijing, China, July 2015. Association for Computational Linguistics. [ bib | http | .pdf ]

Andreas Stöckel, Benjamin Paassen, Raphael Dickfelder, Jan Philipp Göpfert, Nicole Brazda, Hans Werner Müller, Philipp Cimiano, Matthias Hartung, and Roman Klinger. Scie: Information extraction for spinal cord injury preclinical experiments – a webservice and open source toolkit. bioRxiv, January 2015. [ bib | DOI ]

2014

Josef Ruppenhofer, Roman Klinger, Julia Maria Struß, Jonathan Sonntag, and Michael Wiegand. Iggsa shared tasks on german sentiment analysis. In Gertrud Faaß and Josef Ruppenhofer, editors, Workshop Proceedings of the 12th Edition of the KONVENS Conference, Hildesheim, Germany, October 2014. University of Hildesheim. [ bib | .pdf ]

Shweta Bagewadi, Tamara Bobić, Martin Hofmann-Apitius, Juliane Fluck, and Roman Klinger. Detecting mirna mentions and relations in biomedical literature [v2; ref status: indexed, http://f1000r.es/4wg]. F1000Research, 3(205), 2014. [ bib | DOI | http ]

Benjamin Paassen, Andreas Stöckel, Raphael Dickfelder, Jan Philip Göpfert, Nicole Brazda, Tarek Kirchhoffer, Hans Werner Müller, Roman Klinger, Matthias Hartung, and Philipp Cimiano. Ontology-based extraction of structured information from publications on preclinical experiments for spinal cord injury treatments. InProceedings of the Third Workshop on Semantic Web and Information Extraction, pages 25--32, Dublin, Ireland, August 2014. Association for Computational Linguistics and Dublin City University. [ bib | http ]

Matthias Hartung, Roman Klinger, Matthias Zwick, and Philipp Cimiano. Towards gene recognition from rare and ambiguous abbreviations using a filtering approach. In Proceedings of BioNLP 2014, pages 118--127, Baltimore, Maryland, June 2014. Association for Computational Linguistics. [ bib | http ]

Konstantin Buschmeier, Philipp Cimiano, and Roman Klinger. An impact analysis of features in a classification approach to irony detection in product reviews. In Proceedings of the 5th Workshop on Computational Approaches to Subjectivity, Sentiment and Social Media Analysis, pages 42--49, Baltimore, Maryland, June 2014. Association for Computational Linguistics. [ bib | http ]

Roman Klinger and Philipp Cimiano. The USAGE review corpus for fine grained multi lingual opinion analysis. In Nicoletta Calzolari, Khalid Choukri, Thierry Declerck, Hrafn Loftsson, Bente Maegaard, Joseph Mariani, Asuncion Moreno, Jan Odijk, and Stelios Piperidis, editors, Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'14), pages 2211--2218, Reykjavik, Iceland, May 2014. European Language Resources Association (ELRA). ACL Anthology Identifier: L14-1656. [ bib | .pdf ]

2013

Roman Klinger and Philipp Cimiano. Joint and pipeline probabilistic models for fine-grained sentiment analysis: Extracting aspects, subjective phrases and their relations. In 2013 IEEE 13th International Conference on Data Mining Workshops (ICDMW), pages 937--944, Dec 2013. [ bib | DOI | .pdf ]

John Philip McCrae, Philipp Cimiano, and Roman Klinger. Orthonormal explicit topic analysis for cross-lingual document matching. In Proceedings of the 2013 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, pages 1732--1740, Seattle, Washington, USA, October 2013. Association for Computational Linguistics. [ bib |http ]

Roman Klinger and Philipp Cimiano. Bi-directional inter-dependencies of subjective expressions and targets and their value for a joint model. In Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Volume 2: Short Papers), pages 848--854, Sofia, Bulgaria, August 2013. Association for Computational Linguistics. [ bib | http ]

Tamara Bobic and Roman Klinger. Committee-based selection of weakly labeled instances for learning relation extraction. Research in Computing Science, 70:187--197, 2013. Proceedings of the Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics. [ bib | .html | .pdf ]

2012

Roman Klinger, Philipp Senger, Sumit Madan, and Michal Jacovi. Online communities support policy-making: The need for data analysis. In Efthimios Tambouris, Ann Macintosh, and Øystein Sæbø, editors, Electronic Participation, volume 7444 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 132--143. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2012. [ bib | DOI | http ]

Philippe Thomas, Tamara Bobić, Ulf Leser, Martin Hofmann-Apitius, and Roman Klinger. Weakly labeled corpora as silver standard for drug-drug and protein-protein interaction. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Building and Evaluating Resources for Biomedical Text Mining (BioTxtM) on Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC), Istanbul, Turkey, 2012. [ bib | .pdf ]

Tamara Bobic, Roman Klinger, Philippe Thomas, and Martin Hofmann-Apitius. Improving distantly supervised extraction of drug-drug and protein-protein interactions. In Proceedings of the Joint Workshop on Unsupervised and Semi-Supervised Learning in NLP, pages 35--43, Avignon, France, April 2012. Association for Computational Linguistics. [ bib | http ]

Fotis Aisopos, Magdalini Kardara, Philipp Senger, Roman Klinger, Athanasios Papaoikonomou, Konstantinos Tserpes, Michael Gardner, and Theodora A. Varvarigou. E-government and policy simulation in intelligent virtual environments. In Karl-Heinz Krempels and José Cordeiro, editors, WEBIST, pages 129--135. SciTePress, 2012. [ bib | http | .pdf ]

2011

Philippe Thomas, Illés Solt, Roman Klinger, and Ulf Leser. Learning protein protein interaction extraction using distant supervision. In Proceedings of Workshop on Robust Unsupervised and Semisupervised Methods in Natural Language Processing, pages 25--32, Hissar, Bulgaria, September 2011. [ bib | http | .pdf ]

Roman Klinger. Conditional Random Fields for Named Entity Recognition - Feature Selection and Optimization in Biology and Chemistry. Fraunhofer Series in Information and Communication Technology. Shaker, Aachen, Germany, 2011. [ bib | http ]

Roman Klinger, Sebastian Riedel, and Andrew McCallum. Inter-event dependencies support event extraction from biomedical literature. In Mining Complex Entities from Network and Biomedical Data (MIND), European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML PKDD), 2011. [ bib |.pdf ]

Roman Klinger. Automatically selected skip edges in conditional random fields for named entity recognition. InProceedings of the International Conference Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing 2011, pages 580--585, Hissar, Bulgaria, September 2011. RANLP 2011 Organising Committee. [ bib | http ]

Philippe E. Thomas, Roman Klinger, Laura I. Furlong, Martin Hofmann-Apitius, and Christoph M. Friedrich. Challenges in the association of human single nucleotide polymorphism mentions with unique database identifiers. BMC Bioinformatics, 12(Suppl 4)(S4), 2011. [ bib | DOI ]

2010

Harsha Gurulingappa, Roman Klinger, Martin Hofmann-Apitius, and Juliane Fluck. An empirical evaluation of resources for the identification of diseases and adverse effects in biomedical literature. In 2nd Workshop on Building and evaluating resources for biomedical text mining (7th edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference), Valetta, Malta, May 2010. [ bib | .pdf ]

Bernd Müller, Roman Klinger, Harsha Gurulingappa, Heinz-Theodor Mevissen, Martin Hofmann-Apitius, Juliane Fluck, and Christoph M. Friedrich. Abstracts versus full texts and patents: A quantitative analysis of biomedical entities. In Proceedings of the 1st IRF Conference, Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer, 2010. [ bib | http ]

2009

Harsha Gurulingappa, Bernd Müller, Roman Klinger, Heinz-Theo Mevissen, Martin Hofmann-Apitius, Juliane Fluck, and Christoph M. Friedrich. Patent retrieval in chemistry based on semantically tagged named entities. In Ellen M. Voorhees and Lori P. Buckland, editors, The Eighteenth Text RETrieval Conference (TREC 2009) Proceedings, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, November 2009. [ bib | .pdf ]

Roman Klinger and Christoph M. Friedrich. User's choice of precision and recall in named entity recognition. In Galia Angelova, Kalina Bontcheva, Ruslan Mitkov, Nicolas Nicolov, and Nicolai Nikolov, editors, Proceedings of Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP), pages 192--196, Borovets, Bulgaria, September 2009. [ bib | .pdf ]

Roman Klinger and Christoph M. Friedrich. Feature subset selection in conditional random fields for named entity recognition. In Galia Angelova, Kalina Bontcheva, Ruslan Mitkov, Nicolas Nicolov, and Nicolai Nikolov, editors,Proceedings of Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP), pages 185--191, Borovets, Bulgaria, September 2009. [ bib | .pdf ]

Christoph M. Friedrich and Roman Klinger. rSMILE, an interface to the Bayesian Network package GeNIe/SMILE. In Book of Abstracts of the R User Conference (useR!), page 104, Rennes, France, 2009. [ bib | .pdf ]

Roelof Risselada, Christoph M. Friedrich, Christian Ebeling, Roman Klinger, Anne Bauer-Mehren, Manuel Pastor, Maria Cruz Villa, Jose M. Pozo, Alejandro F. Frangi, and Martin Hofmann-Apitius. Workflows for data mining in integrated multi-modal data of intracranial aneurysms using knime. In Book of Abstracts of the R User Conference (useR!), page 165, Rennes, France, 2009. [ bib | .pdf ]

Corinna Kolářik, Roman Klinger, and Martin Hofmann-Apitius. Identification of Histone Modifications in Biomedical Text for Supporting Epigenomic Research. BMC Bioinformatics, 10(S28), January 2009. Proceedings of the Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC). [ bib | DOI ]

2008

Martin Hofmann-Apitius, Juliane Fluck, Laura Furlong, Oriol Fornes, Corinna Kolářik, Susanne Hanser, Martin Boecker, Stefan Schultz, Ferran Sanz, Roman Klinger, Theo Mevissen, Tobias Gatterneyer, Baldo Oliva, and Christoph Friedrich. Knowledge environments representing molecular entities for the virtual physiological human. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, 2008. PMID 18559317. [ bib | DOI ]

Roman Klinger, Corinna Kolářik, Juliane Fluck, Martin Hofmann-Apitius, and Christoph M. Friedrich. Detection of IUPAC and IUPAC-like Chemical Names. Bioinformatics, 24(13):i268--i276, 2008. Proceedings of the International Conference Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB). [ bib | DOI ]

Corinna Kolářik, Roman Klinger, Christoph M. Friedrich, Martin Hofmann-Apitius, and Juliane Fluck. Chemical Names: Terminological Resources and Corpora Annotation. In Workshop on Building and evaluating resources for biomedical text mining (6th edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference), pages 51--58, Marrakech, Morocco, May 2008. [ bib | .pdf ]

Larry Smith, Lorraine K. Tanabe, Rie Johnson nee Ando, Cheng-Ju Juo, I-Fang Chung, Chun-Nan Hsu, Yu-Shi Lin, Roman Klinger, Christoph M. Friedrich, Kuzman Ganchev, Manabu Torii, Hongfang Liu, Barry Haddow, Craig A. Struble, Richard J. Povinelli, Andreas Vlachos, William A. Baumgartner Jr., Lawrence Hunter, Bob Carpenter, Richard Tzong-Han Tsai, Hong jie Dai, Feng Liu, Yifei Chen, Chengjie Sun, Sophia Katrenko, Pieter Adriaans, Christian Blaschke, Rafel Torres Perez, Mariana Neves, Preslav Nakov, Anna Divoli, Manuel Mana, Jacinto Mata-Vazquez, and W. John Wilbur. Overview of biocreative ii gene mention recognition. Genome Biology, 9(Suppl 2):S2.2--S2.18, September 2008. [ bib | DOI | http ]

2007

Roman Klinger and Katrin Tomanek. Classical Probabilistic Models and Conditional Random Fields. Technical Report TR07-2-013, Department of Computer Science, Dortmund University of Technology, December 2007. ISSN 1864-4503. [ bib | .pdf ]

Roman Klinger, Laura I. Furlong, Christoph M. Friedrich, Heinz Theodor Mevissen, Juliane Fluck, Ferran Sanz, and Martin Hofmann-Apitius. Identifying gene specific variations in biomedical text. Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, 5(6):1277--1296, December 2007. PMID 18172929. [ bib | DOI | .pdf ]

Roman Klinger, Christoph M. Friedrich, Juliane Fluck, and Martin Hofmann-Apitius. Named Entity Recognition with Combinations of Conditional Random Fields. In Proceedings of the Second BioCreative Challenge Evaluation Workshop, pages 89--91, Madrid, Spain, April 2007. [ bib | .pdf ]

Roman Klinger and Günter Rudolph. Automatic Composition of Music with Methods of Computational Intelligence. WSEAS Transactions in Information Science and Applications, 4(3):508--515, March 2007. [ bib | .pdf ]

2006

Roman Klinger. Automatische Komposition von Musik mit Methoden der Computational Intelligence. Diplomarbeit, Department of Computer Science, University of Dortmund, Germany, June 2006. Published as Algorithm Engineering Report TR06-2-008, ISSN 1864-4503. [ bib | .pdf ]

Roman Klinger and Günter Rudolph. Evolutionary Composition of Music with Learned Melody Evaluation. In Nikos Mastorakis and Antonella Cecchi, editors, Proceedings of the 5th WSEAS Int. Conference on COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE, MAN-MACHINE SYSTEMS and CYBERNETICS (CIMMACS '06), pages 234--239, Venice, Italy, November 2006. Best student's paper award. [ bib | .pdf ]

2005

Miriam Bützken, Stefan Edelkamp, Abdelaziz Elalaoui, Kenneth Kahl, Rachid Karmouni, Roman Klinger, Khalid Lahiane, Andrea Matuszewski, Tilman Mehler, Mohammed Nazih, Michael Nelskamp, and Arne Wiggers. An Integrated Toolkit for Modern Action Planning. In 19th Workshop on New Results in Planning, Scheduling and Design (PUK), pages 1--11, 2005. [ bib | .pdf ]

Supervision
  • If you are interested in writing your thesis under my supervision in one of the following topics, please contact me:
    • Information Extraction
    • Sentiment Analysis
    • Bio-medical natural language processing
    • Web-Mining
    • Ontologies
    • Machine Learning
    • Statistical Methods
  • Examples for supervised theses in the past:
    • A machine learning approach to sentiment analysis for distance education evaluation 
    • Ranked Protein-Disease Relations Using Machine-Learning
    • Entwicklung eines Systems zur Erkennung von Ironie in Text
    • Joint Extraction of Proteins and Bio-Molecular Events using Imperatively Defined Factor Graphs
    • Auswirkung des aktiven Lernens auf die Merkmalsselektion bei Textklassikation
    • Twitter als Wahlindikator
    • Stimmungs- und Themenerkennung in politischen Debatten
    • Automated extraction of variation mentions from literature sources and mapping to a unique database identifier
Links

Website with more information: http://www.romanklinger.de/