Weiyi Sun

Weiyi Sun
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Main area of research
Natural language & AI

Weiyi Sun is a Senior Research Engineer in the Clinical Language Understanding group with research interests in the areas of machine learning, natural language processing and temporal reasoning. She has a B.S. in Mathematics from the Fudan University, and a Ph.D. in Information Science from State University of New York, Albany.

Selected articles

Annotating temporal information in clinical narratives

Temporal information in clinical narratives plays an important role in patients’ diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. In order to represent narrative information accurately, medical natural language

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Temporal reasoning over clinical text: the state of the art

Objectives To provide an overview of the problem of temporal reasoning over clinical text and to summarize the state of the art in clinical natural language

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Evaluating temporal relations in clinical text: 2012 i2b2 challenge.”

BACKGROUND: The Sixth Informatics for Integrating Biology and the Bedside (i2b2) Natural Language Processing Challenge for Clinical Records focused on the temporal relations in clinical

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