Contact

Contact Details of U-Compare

U-Compare is lead and maintained by Yoshinobu Kano at DBCLS (Database Center for Life Science), Japan, who was formerlly in the research group headed by Prof. Tsujii at the University of Tokyo.
Send e-mail to kano at dbcls.rois.ac.jp for general issues of U-Compare.

For the indivisual UIMA components provided via U-Compare, address developers / original providers of each component.

U-Compare has many contributions as a joint work. We wish to deeply thank all of the contributers. Updates describes brief history of U-Compare.

Please refer to Publications when you cite our works in your academic papers.

Developers and Contributers

* indicates current active code contributers. Affiliations may be at the time of contributions.

* Yoshinobu Kano, DBCLS (Database Center for Life Science)
Lead, direction, design and management of the entire project; implementation of workflow GUI, visualization, comparison system, parallelization, type system design and most of U-Compare UIMA components; maintainance of U-Compare website and Tokyo web services; PI of grant-in-aids for Scientific Research [Kakenhi:20506729].

* Luke McCrohon, The University of Tokyo
Testing the GUI. User guide documentation.

* Makoto Miwa, National Centre for Text Mining at the University of Manchester
Advisory on machine learning issues. EventMine bionlp event extraction components. Co-PI of grant-in-aids for Scientific Research [Kakenhi:20506729].

* Paul Thompson, National Centre for Text Mining at the University of Manchester
MetaShare related issues and components. GREC corpus reader.

* BalaKrishna Kolluru, National Centre for Text Mining at the University of Manchester
OSCAR chemical processing tools and related components.

William Baumgartner, Center for Computational Pharmacology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine
Type system design; Compatiblity for the BioNLP UIMA component repository.

Jun'ichi Tsujii, (The University of Tokyo; National Centre for Text Mining at the University of Manchester)
PI of the aNT project, grant-in-aids for specially promoted research [Kakenhi:18002007], MEXT Japan.

Sophia Annaniadou, National Centre for Text Mining at the University of Manchester
Director of the National Centre for Text Mining; PI of the MetaShare project.

Kevin Cohen, Center for Computational Pharmacology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine
Lead of the Biomedical Text Mining Group in the Center for Computational Pharamacology.

Larry Hunter, Center for Computational Pharmacology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine
Director of the Center for Computational Pharamacology.

Daniel Andrade, The University of Tokyo
Implementation of Japanese UIMA components.

Goran Topic, The University of Tokyo
Implementation of the UCLoader system

Ruben Dorado, The University of Tokyo
Implementation of SOAP web service scale-out

Ngan Luu Thuy Nguyen, The University of Tokyo
Implementation of UIMA component wrappers for Tsujii-lab tools

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