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  1. Paul McNamee, James Mayfield, Samantha Y. Rowe, Alexander K. Rowe, Hannah L. Jackson, and Megan Baker, High Recall Text Retrieval for Public Health Systematic Review. To appear at FLAIRS-30, 2017.
  2. Paul McNamee, Language and Dialect Discrimination Using Compression-Inspired Language Models. Proceedings of the Third Workshop on NLP for Similar Languages, Varieties and Dialects (VarDial3), Osaka, Japan, 12 December 2016.
  3. Tim Finin, Dawn Lawrie, James Mayfield, Paul McNamee, Jessa Laspesa, and Michael Latman, HLTCOE Participation in TAC KBP 2016: Cold Start and EDL. Proceedings of the Text Analysis Conference, Gaithersburg, MD 14-15 November 2016.
  4. Paul McNamee, A Domain Independent Approach to Clinical Decision Support. Proceedings of the Text REtrieval Conference, Gaithersburg, MD, 18-21 November 2015.
  5. Tim Finin, Dawn Lawrie, Paul McNamee, James Mayfield, Douglas W. Oard, Nanyun Peng, Ning Gao, Yiu-Chang Lin, Josh Mackin, and Tim Dowd, HLTCOE Participation in TAC KBP 2015: Cold Start and TEDL. Proceedings of the Text Analysis Conference, Gaithersburg, MD 16-17 November 2015.
  6. Travis Wolfe, Mark Dredze, James Mayfield, Paul McNamee, Craig Harman, Tim Finin, and Benjamin Van Durme, Interactive Knowledge Base Population. Technical Report. http://arxiv.org/abs/1506.00301, 2015.
  7. Dawn Lawrie, James Mayfield, Paul McNamee, and Douglas W. Oard, Cross-Language Person-Entity Linking from Twenty Languages. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 66(6), pp. 1106-1123, 2015.
  8. Tan Xu, Paul McNamee, Douglas W. Oard, HLTCOE at TREC 2014: Microblog and Clinical Decision Support, Proceedings of the Text REtrieval Conference, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 19-21 November, 2014.
  9. Tim Finin, Paul McNamee, Dawn Lawrie, James Mayfield, and Craig Harman, Hot Stuff at Cold Start: HLTCOE Participation at TAC 2014. Proceedings of the Text Analysis Conference, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 17-18 November, 2014.
  10. Jacqueline Aguilar, Charley Beller, Paul McNamee, Benjamin Van Durme, Stephanie Strassel, Zhiyi Song, and Joe Ellis, A Comparison of the Events and Relations Across ACE, ERE, TAC-KBP, and FrameNet Annotation Standards. Proceedings of the Second Workshop on EVENTS: Definition, Detection, Coreference, and Representation, Baltimore, Maryland, 27 June 2014.
  11. Dawn Lawrie, Tim Finin, James Mayfield, and Paul McNamee, Comparing and Evaluating Semantic Data Automatically Extracted from Text. AAAI 2013 Fall Symposium on Semantics for Big Data. AAAI Press, Washington DC, November 2013.
  12. Paul McNamee, Tim Finin, Dawn Lawrie, and James Mayfield, HLTCOE Participation at TAC 2013. Proceedings of the Text Analysis Conference, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 18-19 November, 2013.
  13. Tan Xu, Paul McNamee, and Douglas W. Oard, HLTCOE at TREC 2013: Temporal Summarization. Proceedings of the Text REtrieval Conference, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 19-22 November, 2013.
  14. Paul McNamee, James Mayfield, Tim Finin, Tim Oates, Dawn Lawrie, Tan Xu, and Douglas W. Oard, KELVIN: a tool for automated knowledge base construction. Proceedings of the NAACL HLT 2013 Demonstration Session, pp. 32-35, Atlanta, 10-12 June 2013.
  15. Lushan Han, Tim Finin, Paul McNamee, Anupam Joshi, and Yelena Yesha, Improving Word Similarity by Augmenting PMI with Estimates of Word Polysemy. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, 25(6), pp. 1307-1322, June 2013.
  16. Paul McNamee, Ves Stoyanov, James Mayfield, Tim Finin, Tim Oates, Tan Xu, Douglas W. Oard, and Dawn Lawrie, HLTCOE Participation at TAC 2012: Entity Linking and Cold Start Knowledge Base Construction. Proceedings of the Text Analysis Conference, Gaithersburg, MD 5-6 November 2012.
  17. Brian Kjersten and Paul McNamee, The HLTCOE Approach to the TREC 2012 KBA Track. Proceedings of the 21st Text REtrieval Conference, Gaithersburg, MD, 6-9 November 2012.
  18. Shane Bergsma, Paul McNamee, Mossaab Bagdouri, Clay Fink, and Theresa Wilson, Language Identification for Creating Language-Specific Twitter Collections. NAACL-HLT 2012 workshop on Language and Social Media (LSM-12), Montreal, Canada, June 2012.
  19. Dawn Lawrie, James Mayfield, Paul McNamee, and Douglas W. Oard, Creating and Curating a Cross-Language Entity Linking Collection. LREC 2012, Istanbul, Turkey, May 2012.
  20. Paul McNamee, James Mayfield, Douglas W. Oard, Tan Xu, Ke Wu, Ves Stoyanov, and David Doermann, Cross-Language Entity Linking in Maryland during a Hurricane. Proceedings of the Text Analysis Conference, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 14-15 November 2011.
  21. Paul McNamee, James Mayfield, Dawn Lawrie, Douglas W. Oard, and David Doermann, Cross Language Entity Linking, Proceedings of the 5th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP-2011), Chiang Mai, Thailand, pp. 255-263, 8-13 November 2011. Publically available XLEL-21 dataset.
  22. Paul McNamee, James Mayfield, and Christine Piatko. Processing Named Entities in Text. Johns Hopkins APL Technical Digest, 30(1), pp. 31-40, 2011.
  23. Delip Rao, Paul McNamee, and Mark Dreze, Entity Linking: Finding Extracted Entities in a Knowledge Base. Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science: Multisource, Multilingual Information Extraction and Summarization, Eds. Thierry Poibeau, Horacio Saggion, Jakub Piskorski and RomanYangarber, 2011.
  24. James Mayfield, Dawn Lawrie, Paul McNamee, and Douglas W. Oard, Building a Cross-Language Entity Linking Collection in Twenty-One Languages, Cross-Language Evaluation Forum (CLEF 2011), LNCS 6941, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, pp. 3-13, 19-22 September 2011.
  25. Paul McNamee HLTCOE Efforts in Entity Linking at TAC 2010 (DRAFT). Text Analysis Conference, Gaithersburg, MD, 15-16 November 2010.
  26. Kimmo Kettunen, Paul McNamee, and Feza Baskaya, Using syllables as indexing terms in full-text information retrieval. Fourth Baltic Conference on Human Language Technologies Conference, Riga, Latvia, October 2010.
  27. Delip Rao, Paul McNamee, and Mark Dredze, Streaming Cross Document Entity Coreference Resolution. Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2010), Beijing, August 2010.
  28. Mark Dredze, Paul McNamee, Delip Rao, Adam Gerber, and Tim Finin, Entity Disambiguation for Knowledge Base Population'. Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2010), Beijing, August 2010.
  29. Paul McNamee, Hoa Trang Dang, Heather Simpson, Patrick Schone, and Stephanie Strassel, An Evaluation of Technologies for Knowledge Base Population. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2010), Valletta, Malta, May 2010.
  30. Heather Simpson, Robert Parker, Stephanie Strassel, Hoa Trang Dang, and Paul McNamee, Wikipedia and the Web of Confusable Entities: experience from Entity Profile creation in TAC Knowledge Base Population. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2010), Valletta, Malta, May 2010.
  31. Paul McNamee and Hoa Trang Dang, 'Overview of the TAC 2009 Knowledge Base Population track.' Text Analysis Conference, Gaithersburg, MD, 16-17 November 2009.
  32. Paul McNamee, Mark Dredze, Adam Gerber, Nikesh Garera, Tim Finin, James Mayfield, Christine Piatko, Delip Rao, David Yarowsky, and Markus Dreyer, 'HLTCOE Approaches to Knowledge Base Population at TAC 2009.' Text Analysis Conference, Gaithersburg, MD, 16-17 November 2009.
  33. Paul McNamee, Charles Nicholas, and James Mayfield, Addressing Morphological Variation in Alphabetic Languages, Proceedings of ACM SIGIR 2009, Boston, Massachusetts, pp. 75-82, July 2009.
  34. Paul McNamee, James Mayfield, and Charles Nicholas, Translation Corpus Source and Size in Bilingual Retrieval, NAACL / HLT 2009, Boulder, Colorado, June 2009
  35. Tim Finin, Zareen Syed, James Mayfield, Paul McNamee, and Christine Piatko, Using Wikitology for Cross-Document Entity Coreference Resolution. In Proceedings of the AAAI 2009 Spring Symposium on Learning by Reading and Learning to Read, Stanford, California, March 2009.
  36. James Mayfield, David Alexander, Bonnie Dorr, Jason Eisner, Tamer Elsayed, Tim Finin, Clay Fink, Marjorie Freedman, Nikesh Garera, Paul McNamee, Saif Mohammad, Douglas Oard, Christine Piatko, Asad Sayeed, Zareen Syed, Ralph Weischedel, Tan Xu, and David Yarowsky, Cross-Document Coreference Resolution: A Key Technology for Learning by Reading. In Proceedings of the AAAI 2009 Spring Symposium on Learning by Reading and Learning to Read, Stanford, California, March 2009.
  37. Paul McNamee, JHU Experiments in Monolingual Farsi Document Retrieval at CLEF 2009 CLEF Working Notes, Corfu, Greece, October 2009.
  38. Paul McNamee, N-gram Tokenization for Indian Language Text Retrieval, FIRE Working Notes, Kolkata, India, December 2008.
  39. Paul McNamee, Textual Representations for Corpus-Based Bilingual Retrieval, PhD Thesis, University of Maryland Baltimore County, December 2008.
  40. Paul McNamee, JHU Ad Hoc Experiments at CLEF 2008, CLEF Working Notes, Aarhus, Denmark, September 2008.
  41. Paul McNamee, Charles Nicholas, and James Mayfield, Don't Have a Stemmer? Be Un+Concern+ed. Proceedings of the 31st Annual International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR-08), Singapore, pp. 813-814, July 2008.
  42. Paul McNamee, Rion Snow, Patrick Schone, and James Mayfield, Learning Named-Entity Hyponyms for Question Answering. Proceedings of the 3rd International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP-2008), Hyderabad, India, pp. 799-804.
  43. Paul McNamee and James Mayfield, N-gram Morphemes for Retrieval. MorphoChallenge 2007 paper. Available online in the Working Notes of the CLEF 2007 Workshop, Budapest, Hungary, 19 September 2007.
  44. Patrick Schone, Gary Ciany, Roy Cutts, Paul McNamee, James Mayfield, and Tom Smith. QACTIS Enhancements in TREC QA 2006. Proceedings of the Text REtrieval Conference, November 2006.
  45. James Mayfield, Paul McNamee, Improving QA Retrieval Using Document Priors Proceedings of the 29th Annual International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR-06), Seattle, Washington, pp. 677-678, August 2006.
  46. Paul McNamee and James Mayfield, Translating Multiword Expressions Using Parallel Suffix Arrays. Proceedings of the 7th Biannual Conference of the Association of Machine Translation in the Americas (AMTA-06). Boston, MA, pp. 100-109, 2006.
  47. Paul McNamee, Advancing Corpus-Based Bilingual Retrieval. SIGIR-05 Doctoral Consortium (Best paper award).
  48. Paul McNamee, James Mayfield, Translating Pieces of Words. Proceedings of the 28th Annual International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR-05), Salvador, Brazil, pp. 643-644, August 2005.
  49. Patrick Schone, Paul McNamee, Gregory Morris, Gary Ciany, and Stephen Lewis. Searching Conversational Telephone Speech in any of the World's Languages. Proceedings of the First International Conference on Intelligence Analysis, McLean, Virginia, May 2005.
  50. James Mayfield and Paul McNamee, The HAIRCUT Information Retrieval System. APL Technical Digest, 2005.
  51. Patrick Schone, Gary Ciany, Roy Cutts, Paul McNamee, James Mayfield, and Tom Smith. QACTIS-based Question-Answering at TREC 2005. Proceedings of the TREC 2005 Conference, November, 2005.
  52. Christine Piatko, James Mayfield, Paul McNamee, and Scott Cost, JHU/APL at TREC-04: Robust and Terabyte Tracks. Proceedings of the Thirteenth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2004), Gaithersburg, November, 2004.
  53. Patrick Schone, Gary Ciany, Paul McNamee, James Mayfield, Tina Bassi, and Anita Kulman. Question-Answering with QACTIS at TREC 2004. Proceedings of the Thirteenth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2004), Gaithersburg, November, 2004.
  54. Paul McNamee, Language Identification: A Solved Problem Suitable for Undergraduate Instruction. Proceedings of the 20th Annual Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges East (CCSCE-04), pp. 94-101, October 2004
  55. Paul McNamee and James Mayfield, Cross-Language Retrieval Using HAIRCUT at CLEF 2004. Proceedings of the CLEF 2004 Workshop, Bath, England, September 2004.
  56. Paul McNamee and James Mayfield, Character N-gram Tokenization for European Language Text Retrieval. Information Retrieval, 7:73-97, 2004.
  57. James Mayfield and Paul McNamee, Triangulation without Translation Proceedings of the 27th Annual International Conference of Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR-04), Sheffield, United Kingdom, pp. 490-491, 2004.
  58. James Mayfield and Paul McNamee, Single N-gram Stemming Proceedings of the 26th Annual International Conference of Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR-03), Toronto, Ontario, pp. 415-416, July 2003.
  59. James Mayfield and Paul McNamee, Combining Methods for the TREC 2003 Robust Track. Working Notes of the TREC 2003 Conference, November 2003.
  60. Paul McNamee and James Mayfield, (Draft version) JHU/APL Experiments in Tokenization and Non-Word Translation. Proceedings of the CLEF 2003 Working Notes, Trondheim, Norway, pp. 19-28, August 2003.
  61. Paul McNamee and James Mayfield, N-grams for Tokenization and Translation for CL-SDR. Proceedings of the CLEF 2003 Working Notes, Trondheim, Norway, pp. 19-28, August 2003.
  62. James Mayfield, Paul McNamee, Christine Piatko, and Claudia Pearce, Lattice-based Tagging Using Support Vector Machines. Proceedings of the Twelfth International ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2003), pp. 303-308, November 2003.
  63. James Mayfield, Paul McNamee, and Christine Piatko, Named Entity Recognition using Hundreds of Thousands of Features. In the Proceedings of the 7th Conference on Natural Language Learning (CoNLL 2003), Edmonton, Candada, pp. 184-187, May 2003.
  64. Paul McNamee, Christine Piatko, and James Mayfield, JHU/APL at TREC 2002: Experiments in Filtering and Arabic Retrieval. In E.M. Voorhees and L.P. Buckland (eds), Proceedings of the Eleventh Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2002), NIST Special Publication 500-251, pp. 358-363., July 2003
  65. Paul McNamee and James Mayfield, Scalable Multilingual Information Access, Draft version in the Proceedings of the CLEF-2002 Workshop, Rome, Italy, 19-20 September 2002.
  66. Paul McNamee, Knowledge-light Asian Language Text Retreival at the NTCIR-3 Workshop.
  67. Paul McNamee and James Mayfield, JHU/APL Experiments at CLEF-2001: Translation Resources and Score Normalization. In the Proceedings of the CLEF-2001 Workshop, Darmstadt, Germany, September 2001.
  68. Paul McNamee and James Mayfield, Entity Extraction Without Language-Specific Resources. Submitted to the Sixth Conference on Natural Language Learning (CoNLL-2002).
  69. Paul McNamee and James Mayfield, Comparing Cross-Language Query Expansion Techniques by Degrading Translation Resources. Proceedings of the 25th Annual International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR-2002), Tampere, Finland, pp. 159-166, 2002.
  70. James Mayfield and Paul McNamee, Converting On-Line Bilingual Dictionaries from Human-Readable to Machine-Readable Form. Poster presentation at the 25th Annual International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR-2002), Tampere, Finland, pp. 405-406, 2002.
  71. James Mayfield, Paul McNamee, Cash Costello, Christine Piatko, and Amit Banerjee, JHU/APL at TREC 2001: Experiments in Filtering and in Arabic, Video, and Web Retrieval. In E. Voorhees and D. Harman (eds.), Proceedings of the Tenth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2001), Gaithersburg, Maryland, November 2001.
  72. Paul McNamee and James Mayfield, JHU/APL Experiments at CLEF-2001: Translation Resources and Score Normalization. Proceedings of the CLEF-2001 Workshop, Darmstadt, Germany, September 2001.
  73. Christine Piatko, Christopher Diehl, Paul McNamee, Cheryl Resch and I-Jeng Wang, Stochastic Search and Graph Techniques for MCM Path Planning. In SPIE AeroSense 2002: Detection and Remediation Technologies for Mines and Minelike Targets VII, April 2002.
  74. Paul McNamee, James Mayfield, and Christine Piatko, HAIRCUT: A system for multilingual text retrieval in Java. Journal of Computing in Small Colleges, 17(3), February 2002. Paper was presented at the 17th Eastern Small College Computing Conference, Shepherdstown WV, pp. 7-21, October 2001.
  75. Paul McNamee, James Mayfield, and Christine Piatko, The HAIRCUT System at TREC-9. In E. Voorhees and D. Harman (eds.), Proceedings of the Ninth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC-9), NIST Special Publication 500-249, Gaithersburg, Maryland, pp. 273-279, October 2001.
  76. Paul McNamee, James Mayfield, and Christine Piatko, A Language-Independent Approach to European Text Retrieval. In Carol Peters (ed.) Cross-Language Information Retrieval and Evaluation: Proceedings of the CLEF-2000 Workshop, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2069, Springer, Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 129-139, 2001.
  77. Paul McNamee, Experiments in the Retrieval of Unsegmented Japanese Text at the NTCIR-2 Workshop. In the Proceedings of the Second NTCIR Workshop, Tokyo, Japan, pp. 5:157-162, March 2001.
  78. C. D. Paitko, C. Priebe, L. Cowen, I. Wang, and P. McNamee, Path Planning for Mine Countermeasures Command and Control. SPIE AeroSense 2001 Detection and Remediation Technologies for Mines and Minelike Targets VI, April 2001.
  79. James Mayfield, Paul McNamee and Christine Piatko, The JHU/APL HAIRCUT System at TREC-8. In E. Voorhees and D. Harman (eds.), Proceedings of the Eighth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC-8), NIST Special Publication 500-246, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 2000.
  80. James Mayfield and Paul McNamee, Indexing Using Both N-Grams and Words. In the Proceedings of the 7th Text REtrieval Conference (TREC-7), August 1999, NIST Special Publication 500-242.
  81. Paul McNamee and Marty Hall, Developing a Tool for Memoizing Functions in C++. ACM SIGPLAN Notices C++ Toolbox, pgs 17-22, August 1998.
  82. James Mayfield and Paul McNamee, N-Grams vs. Words as Indexing Terms, In TREC-6 Conference Notebook Papers, November 1997.
  83. Marty Hall and Paul McNamee, Improving Software Performance with Automatic Memoization, Johns Hopkins APL Technical Digest, 18(2), April 1997.
  84. Richard B. North, J. Paul McNamee, Lee Wu, and Steven Piantadosi, Artificial neural networks: Application to electrical stimulation of the human nervous system, Neurosurgical Focus, January 1997.

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