Publications from the Pestian Lab

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Pestian J, Matykiewicz P, Duch W, Glauser T, Kowatch RA, Grupp-Phelan J. (2015). U.S. Patent No. 8,930,178. Washington, DC: Processing text with domain-specific spreading activation methods. U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Scherer S, Morency LP, Gratch J, Pestian J. (2015, April). Reduced vowel space is a robust indicator of psychological distress: a cross-corpus analysis. In Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2015 IEEE International Conference on (pp. 4789-4793). IEEE. 

Shinnar S, Cnaan A, Hu F, Clark P, Dlugos D, Hirtz DG, ... & Abram H. (2015). Long-term outcomes of generalized tonic-clonic seizures in a childhood absence epilepsy trial. Neurology, 85(13), 1108-1114.

Pestian JP, Grupp‐Phelan J, Bretonnel Cohen K, Meyers G, Richey LA, Matykiewicz P, Sorter MT. (2015). A controlled trial using natural language processing to examine the language of suicidal adolescents in the emergency department. Suicide and life-threatening behavior.

Fernandez, I. S., Abend, N. S., Agadi, S., An, S., Arya, R., Carpenter, J. L., ... & Goldstein, J. L. (2014). Gaps and opportunities in refractory status epilepticus research in children: a multi-center approach by the Pediatric Status Epilepticus Research Group (pSERG). Seizure, 23(2), 87-97.

Venek, V., Scherer, S., Morency, L. P., Rizzo, A., & Pestian, J. (2014, December). Adolescent suicidal risk assessment in clinician-patient interaction: A study of verbal and acoustic behaviors. In Spoken Language Technology Workshop (SLT), 2014 IEEE (pp. 277-282). IEEE.

Connolly, B., Matykiewicz, P., Cohen, K. B., Standridge, S. M., Glauser, T. A., Dlugos, D. J., ... & Pestian, J. (2014). Assessing the similarity of surface linguistic features related to epilepsy across pediatric hospitals. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 21(5), 866-870.

Connolly, B., Faist, R., West, C., Holland, K. D., Matykiewicz, P., Glauser, T. A., & Pestian, J. (2014). A Statistical Approach for Visualizing the Quality of Multi-Hospital Data. Visible Language, 48(3), 68.

Standridge, S., Faist, R., Pestian, J., Glauser, T., & Ittenbach, R. (2014). The Reliability of an Epilepsy Treatment Clinical Decision Support System. Journal of medical systems, 38(10), 1-6.

Pestian, J. P., Matykiewicz, P., Duch, W., Glauser, T. A., Kowatch, R. A., & Grupp-Phelan, J. M. (2014). Processing Text with Domain-Specific Spreading Activation Methods. U.S. Patent Application No. 14/553,562.

Scherer, S., Pestian, J., & Morency, L. P. (2013, May).  Investigating the speech characteristics of suicidal adolescents. In Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2013 IEEE International Conference on (pp. 709-713). IEEE.

Pestian, J., Matykiewicz, P., Holland‐Bouley, K., Standridge, S., Spencer, M., & Glauser, T. (2013). Selecting anti‐epileptic drugs: a pediatric epileptologist's view, a computer's view. Acta neurologica Scandinavica,127(3), 208-215.

Matykiewicz, P., Cohen, K. B., Holland, K. D., Glauser, T. A., Standridge, S. M., Verspoor, K. M., & Pestian, J. (2013). Earlier Identification of Epilepsy Surgery Candidates Using Natural Language Processing. ACL 2013, 1.

Glauser, T. A., Wenstrup, R. J., Vinks, A. A., & Pestian, J. (2013). Optimization and individualization of medication selection and dosing. U.S. Patent No. 8,589,175. Washington, DC: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Pestian, J. P. (2013). Computational semantics in clinical text supplement. Biomedical informatics insights, 6(Suppl 1), 1.

Glauser, T. A., Wenstrup, R. J., Vinks, A. A., & Pestian, J. (2013). Optimization and individualization of medication selection and dosing. U.S. Patent Application No. 14/053,220.

Pestian, J. P., Brew, C., Matykiewicz, P., Hovermale, D. J., Johnson, N., Cohen, K. B., & Duch, W. (2007, June). A shared task involving multi-label classification of clinical free text. In Proceedings of the Workshop on BioNLP 2007: Biological, Translational, and Clinical Language Processing (pp. 97-104). Association for Computational Linguistics.

Pestian, J. P., Matykiewicz, P., Linn-Gust, M., South, B., Uzuner, O., Wiebe, J., ... & Brew, C. (2012). Sentiment analysis of suicide notes: A shared task. Biomedical informatics insights, 5(Suppl. 1), 3.

Pestian, J., Nasrallah, H., Matykiewicz, P., Bennett, A., & Leenaars, A. (2010). Suicide note classification using natural language processing: A content analysis. Biomedical informatics insights, 2010(3), 19.

Duch, W., Matykiewicz, P., & Pestian, J. (2008). Neurolinguistic approach to natural language processing with applications to medical text analysis. Neural Networks, 21(10), 1500-1510.

Pestian, J. P., Matykiewicz, P., & Grupp-Phelan, J. (2008, June). Using natural language processing to classify suicide notes. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Current Trends in Biomedical Natural Language Processing(pp. 96-97). Association for Computational Linguistics.

Matykiewicz, P., Duch, W., & Pestian, J. (2009, June). Clustering semantic spaces of suicide notes and news groups articles. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Current Trends in Biomedical Natural Language Processing(pp. 179-184). Association for Computational Linguistics.

Pestian, J. P., Matykiewicz, P., & Linn-Gust, M. (2012). What’s in a note: construction of a suicide note corpus. Biomedical informatics insights, 5, 1.