• Chen, Wei, et al. Evaluation of a Machine Learning Method to Rank PubMed Central Articles For Clinical Relevancy: NCH at TREC 2016 Clinical Decision Support Track. [PDF]
  • Chen, Wei, et al. “The utility of including pathology reports in improving the computational identification of patients.” Journal of Pathology Informatics 7 (2016). [PDF]
  • Chen, Wei, Krista K. Wheeler, Simon Lin, Yungui Huang, Huiyun Xiang, Computerized “Learn-As-You-Go” classification of traumatic brain injuries using NEISS narrative data, Accident Analysis & Prevention, Volume 89, April 2016, Pages 111-117, ISSN 0001-4575, [PDF]
  • Chen, Wei, Krista K Wheeler, Yungui Huang, Simon M Lin, Daniel Z Sui, and Huiyun Xiang. 2015. “Evaluation of Spatial Accessibility to Ohio Trauma Centers Using a GIS-Based Gravity Model.” British Journal of Medicine & Medical Research 10 (7):1-12.[PDF] [Abstract]
  • Chen, Wei, Robert Kowatch, Simon M Lin, Mark Splaingard, and Yungui Huang. 2015. “Interactive Cohort Identification of Sleep Disorder Patients Using Natural Language Processing and i2b2.” Appl Clin Inform 6 (2):345-363.[PDF] [Abstract]
  • Chen, Wei. 2014. “Context-based Natural Language Processing for GIS-based Vague Region Visualization.” Proceedings of the ACL 2014 Workshop on Language Technologies and Computational Social Science, pp 8-12. [PDF] [Abstract]
  • Chen, Wei. 2014. “Parameterized Spatial SQL Translation for Geographic Question Answering.” International Conference on Semantic Computing, pp 23-27. [PDF] [Abstract]
  • Chen, Wei. 2014. “Developing a Framework for Geographic Question Answering Systems Using GIS, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, and Ontologies.” Ph.D. Dissertation at Ohio State University. [PDF] [Abstract]
  • Chen, Wei; Fosler-Lussier, E.; Xiao, Ningchuan; Raje, S.; Ramnath, R.; Sui, D.. 2013. “A Synergistic Framework for Geographic Question Answering.” Semantic Computing (ICSC) IEEE Seventh International Conference, pp 94-99, 16-18 Sept. 2013 [PDF] [Abstract]
  • Chen, Wei and Sui, D. 2010. “Influenza surveillance using volunteered geographic information (VGI): A GIS-based Hidden Markov modeling approach.” Zurich: GIScience. [PDF] [Abstract]
  • Ahlqvist, O; Harvey, F; Ban, H; Chen, W; Fontanella, S; Guo, M; Singh, N. 2013. “Making journal articles ‘live’: turning academic writing into scientific dialog.” GeoJournal 78.1: 61-68. [PDF] [Abstract]
  • Delmelle, Eric, Changjoo Kim, Ningchuan Xiao and Wei Chen. 2014. “Methods for Space-Time Analysis and Modeling: An Overview.” IJAGR 4.4 (2013): 1-18. Web. 9 Feb. [PDF] [Abstract]
  • Chen, Wei. 2009. “The Design and Implementation of a Web-based GIS for Political Redistricting.” Master’s Thesis at Ohio State University. Downloaded 2000+ times [PDF] [Abstract]


  • 2015 Wei Chen. Evaluation of Spatial Accessibility to Ohio Trauma Centers Using a GIS-Based Gravity Model. OGRIP Ohio GIS Conference. Columbus, OH. September 21-23, 2015.
  • 2014 Wei Chen. Context-based Natural Language Processing for GIS-based Vague Region Visualization. ACL 2014 Workshop on Language Technologies and Computational Social Science. Baltimore, MD, USA, June 2014. [Link]
  • 2014 Wei Chen. Parameterized Spatial SQL Translation for Geographic Question Answering. International Conference on Semantic Computing. Newport Beach, CA, 16-18 June 2014. [Link]
  • 2013 Wei Chen, Fosler-Lussier, E., Ningchuan Xiao; Raje, S.; Ramnath, R.; Sui, D. . A Synergistic Framework for Geographic Question Answering. Session: Semantics Analysis, Integration, and Interfaces (III) (Session Chair). 7th IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC 2013), Irvine, CA, USA, September 16-18, 2013. [Link]
  • 2013 Wei Chen. Natural Language Processing and GIS. Session: Mapping Language and Place with GIS. 2013 AAG Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California, USA, April 9-13, 2013. [Link]
  • 2012 Wei Chen, Ningchuan Xiao . Understanding Vague Geographic Concepts by Analyzing Behavioral Samples Obtained from Data Mining Online Corpus: a NLP and GIS Integrated Approach. Session: Mapping Cyberspace and Social Networks III. 2012 AAG Annual Meeting, New York City, New York, USA, February 24-28, 2012. [Link]
  • 2011 Wei Chen, Ningchuan Xiao . Understanding vague geographical regions using many-valued logic and data mining on Web-based knowledge. Session: Geo-spatial Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery. 2011 ICSDM & BJ-IWGIS, Fuzhou, China, June 29-July 1, 2011. [Link]
  • 2011 Wei Chen, Ningchuan Xiao. Location-based Sentiment Analysis on Social Web. Session: Virtual Communities. 2011 AAG Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, USA, April 12-16, 2011. [Link]
  • 2010 Wei Chen. Participatory Decision Making through Web-based GIS: An Example for Political Redistricting. Session: Cyberinfrastructure Specialty Group Student Paper Competition. 2010 AAG Annual Meeting, Washington DC, USA, April 14-18, 2010. [Link]
  • 2009 Wei Chen, Ningchuan Xiao, Mei-Po Kwan. The potential of implementing a FOSS and Ajax based Web GIS with enhanced cartography and GIS capabilities. Session: Cartography Specialty Group Honors Student Paper Competition. 2009 AAG Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, USA, March 22-26, 2009. [Link]
  • 2008 Wei Chen. Visibility Frequency Analysis Based On DEM. Session: Spatial Analysis and Modeling: Theory and Applications. 2008 AAG Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, April 15-19, 2008. [Link]

Program Committee

  • CLPsych 2015
  • ICSDM 2015

Peer Reviewer

  • Accident Analysis and Prevention
  • Journal of Biomedical Informatics
  • Applied Clinical Informatics
  • CLPsych 2015
  • ICSDM 2015
  • Professional Geographer
  • GeoJournal


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