I'm a Computer Science PhD student at Georgetown University. I am a member of the IR Lab where I work on information retrieval, information extraction, and computational linguistics. Check out what I'm up to now!
2018-03-08 – I'll be interning at Adobe Research this summer
2017-10-27 – I was awarded a best poster award (2nd place) at the 2017 ICBI Symposium
Sean MacAvaney, Bart Desmet, Arman Cohan, Luca Soldaini, Andrew Yates, Ayah Zirikly and Nazli Goharian. "RSDD-Time: Temporal Annotation of Self-Reported Mental Health Diagnoses." CLPsych 2018 (to appear).
Sean MacAvaney, Andrew Yates, Arman Cohan, Luca Soldaini, Kai Hui, Nazli Goharian and Ophir Frieder. "Characterizing Question Facets for Complex Answer Retrieval." SIGIR 2018 (to appear).
Sean MacAvaney, Luca Soldaini, Arman Cohan, and Nazli Goharian. "Tree-LSTMs for Scientific Relation Classification." SemEval 2018 (to appear). pdf
Sean MacAvaney and Amir Zeldes. "A Deeper Look into Dependency-Based Word Embeddings." NAACL SRW 2018 (to appear). pdf
Sean MacAvaney, Andrew Yates, and Kai Hui. "Contextualized PACRR for Complex Answer Retrieval." TREC 2017. pdf
Sean MacAvaney, Kai Hui, and Andrew Yates. "An Approach for Weakly-Supervised Deep Information Retrieval." NeuIR 2017. pdf
Sean MacAvaney, Arman Cohan, and Nazli Goharian. "A Framework for Cross-Domain Clinical Temporal Information Extraction." SemEval 2017. pdf
Sean MacAvaney, and Jay Urbain. "Automatic Recognition of Postoperative Shoulder Surgery Physical Therapy Exercises from Depth Camera Images." NCUR 2015. pdf