Tags: information extraction

Active Projects

  1. Accelerated Cybersecurity

Refereed Publications


  1. A. Padia, A. Roy, T. W. Satyapanich, F. Ferraro, S. Pan, Y. Park, A. Joshi, and T. Finin, "UMBC at SemEval-2018 Task 8: Understanding Text about Malware", InProceedings, Proceedings of International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval-2018), June 2018, 80 downloads.


  1. B. Van Durme, T. Lippincott, K. Duh, D. Burchfield, A. Poliak, C. Costello, T. Finin, S. Miller, J. Mayfield, P. Koehn, C. Harmon, D. Lawrie, C. May, M. Thomas, A. Carrell, and J. Chaloux, "CADET: Computer Assisted Discovery Extraction and Translation", InProceedings, 8th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (System Demonstrations), November 2017, 94 downloads.
  2. T. Finin, D. Lawrie, J. Mayfield, P. McNamee, and C. Costello, "Participation in TAC KBP 2017: Cold Start TEDL and Low-resource EDL", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 2017 Text Analysis Workshop, November 2017, 58 downloads.
  3. A. Padia, "Cleaning Noisy Knowledge Graphs", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Doctoral Consortium at the 16th International Semantic Web Conference, October 2017, 129 downloads.
  4. C. Grasso, "A Semantically Rich Cognitive Search Assistant For Clinical Notes", PhdThesis, UMBC, April 2017, 130 downloads.


  1. T. Finin, D. Lawrie, J. Mayfield, P. McNamee, J. Laspesa, and M. Latman, "HLTCOE Participation in TAC KBP 2016: Cold Start and EDL", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 2016 Text Analysis Workshop, November 2016, 404 downloads.


  1. T. Wolfe, M. Dredze, J. Mayfield, P. McNamee, C. Harmon, T. Finin, and B. Van Durme, "Interactive Knowledge Base Population", Proceedings, arXiv:1506.00301 [cs.AI], May 2015, 475 downloads.


  1. J. Mayfield, P. McNamee, C. Harmon, T. Finin, and D. Lawrie, "KELVIN: Extracting Knowledge from Large Text Collections", InProceedings, AAAI Fall Symposium on Natural Language Access to Big Data, November 2014, 707 downloads.
  2. J. Sleeman and T. Finin, "Taming Wild Big Data", InProceedings, AAAI Fall Symposium on Natural Language Access to Big Data, November 2014, 657 downloads.
  3. T. Finin, P. McNamee, D. Lawrie, J. Mayfield, and C. Harmon, "Hot Stuff at Cold Start: HLTCOE participation at TAC 2014", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 7th Text Analysis Conference, October 2014, 504 downloads.


  1. P. McNamee, T. Finin, D. Lawrie, and J. Mayfield, "HLTCOE Participation at TAC 2013", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Sixth Text Analysis Conference, November 2013, 490 downloads.
  2. D. Lawrie, T. Finin, J. Mayfield, and P. McNamee, "Comparing and Evaluating Semantic Data Automatically Extracted from Text,", InProceedings, AAAI 2013 Fall Symposium on Semantics for Big Data, November 2013, 625 downloads.
  3. A. Joshi, R. Lal, T. Finin, and A. Joshi, "Extracting cybersecurity related linked data from text", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing, September 2013, 1219 downloads.
  4. P. McNamee, J. Mayfield, T. Finin, T. Oates, D. Lawrie, T. Xu, and D. Oard, "KELVIN: a tool for automated knowledge base construction", InProceedings, Proc. Conf. of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, June 2013, 759 downloads.
  5. R. Lal, "Information Extraction of Security related entities and concepts from unstructured text.", MastersThesis, University of Maryland Baltimore County, May 2013, 868 downloads.


  1. J. Mayfield and T. Finin, "Evaluating the Quality of a Knowledge Base Populated from Text", InProceedings, Joint Workshop on Automatic Knowledge Base Construction and Web-scale Knowledge Extraction, June 2012, 2307 downloads.
  2. v. Stoyanov, J. Mayfield, T. Xu, D. Oard, D. Lawrie, T. Oates, and T. Finin, "A Context-Aware Approach to Entity Linking", InProceedings, Joint Workshop on Automatic Knowledge Base Construction and Web-scale Knowledge Extraction, June 2012, 1582 downloads.


  1. V. Mulwad, W. Li, A. Joshi, T. Finin, and K. Viswanathan, "Extracting Information about Security Vulnerabilities from Web Text", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Web Intelligence for Information Security Workshop, August 2011, 2246 downloads.
  2. Z. Syed and T. Finin, "Creating and Exploiting a Hybrid Knowledge Base for Linked Data", InBook, Agents and Artificial Intelligence, April 2011, 1470 downloads.


  1. M. Dredze, P. McNamee, D. Rao, A. Gerber, and T. Finin, "Entity Disambiguation for Knowledge Base Population", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Computational Linguistics, August 2010, 1487 downloads, 17 citations.
  2. Z. Syed and T. Finin, "Approaches for Automatically Enriching Wikipedia", InProceedings, Proceedings of the AAAI-2010 Workshop on Collaboratively-built Knowledge Sources and Artificial Intelligence, June 2010, 1877 downloads.
  3. T. Finin, W. Murnane, A. Karandikar, N. Keller, J. Martineau, and M. Dredze, "Annotating named entities in Twitter data with crowdsourcing", InProceedings, Proceedings of the NAACL Workshop on Creating Speech and Text Language Data With Amazon's Mechanical Turk, June 2010, 1872 downloads.
  4. Z. Syed and E. Viegas, "A Hybrid Approach to Unsupervised Relation Discovery Based on Linguistic Analysis and Semantic Typing", InProceedings, Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Formalisms and Methodology for Learning by Reading , June 2010, 1338 downloads.
  5. Z. Syed, E. Viegas, and S. Parastatidis, "Automatic Discovery of Semantic Relations using MindNet", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, May 2010, 1831 downloads.


  1. P. McNamee, M. Dredze, A. Gerber, N. Garera, T. Finin, J. Mayfield, C. Piatko, D. Rao, D. Yarowsky, and M. Dreyer, "HLTCOE Approaches to Knowledge Base Population at TAC 2009", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 2009 Text Analysis Conference, November 2009, 912 downloads, 6 citations.
  2. C. Fink, C. Piatko, J. Mayfield, T. Finin, and J. Martineau, "Geolocating Blogs From Their Textual Content", InProceedings, Working Notes of the AAAI Spring Symposium on Social Semantic Web: Where Web 2.0 Meets Web 3.0, March 2009, 3225 downloads, 1 citation.
  3. J. Mayfield and e., "Cross-Document Coreference Resolution: A Key Technology for Learning by Reading", InProceedings, Proceedings of the AAAI 2009 Spring Symposium on Learning by Reading and Learning to Read, March 2009, 2406 downloads, 6 citations.


  1. J. Mayfield, B. J. Dorr, T. Finin, D. Oard, and C. Piatko, "Knowledge Base Evaluation for Semantic Knowledge Discovery", InProceedings, Proceedings of the NSF Sponsored Symposium Semantic Knowledge Discovery, Organization and Use, November 2008, 1729 downloads.
  2. C. Fink, T. Finin, J. Mayfield, and C. Piatko, "OWL as a Target for Information Extraction Systems", InProceedings, OWLED 2008 DC, OWL: Experiences and Directions, April 2008, 1603 downloads.


  1. A. Java, S. Nirenburg, M. McShane, T. Finin, J. English, and A. Joshi, "Using a Natural Language Understanding System to Generate Semantic Web Content", Article, International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems, November 2007, 2707 downloads, 13 citations.
  2. P. Kolari, A. Java, and A. Joshi, "Spam in Blogs and Social Media, Tutorial", InProceedings, ICWSM 2007, March 2007, 2556 downloads, 3 citations.


  1. A. Java, T. Finin, and S. Nirenburg, "Integrating Language Understanding Agents Into the Semantic Web", InProceedings, First International Symposium on Agents and the Semantic Web, November 2005, 4984 downloads, 10 citations.


  1. W. Krueger, J. Nilsson, T. Oates, and T. Finin, "Automatically Generated DAML Markup for Semistructured Documents", InBook, Agent Mediated Knowledge Management,, January 2004, 1716 downloads, 11 citations.