SciSight: Combining faceted navigation and research group detection for COVID-19 exploratory scientific search

Tom Hope, Jason Portenoy*, Kishore Vasan*, Jonathan Borchardt*, Eric Horvitz, Daniel S. Weld, Marti A. Hearst, and Jevin D. West
EMNLP  2020

Tl;DR: SciSight is a novel framework for exploratory search of COVID-19 research that integrates two key capabilities: first, exploring interactions between biomedical facets (e.g., proteins, genes, drugs, diseases, patient characteristics); and second, discovering groups of researchers and how they are co... nnected.

Explanation-Based Tuning of Opaque Machine Learners with Application to Paper Recommendation

Benjamin Charles Germain Lee, Kyle Lo, Doug Downey, and Daniel S. Weld
preprint  2020

Tl;DR: We developed a general approach for actionable explanations, which you can try within our Semantic Sanity prototype. User studies of the approach have shown that it leads to higher perceived user control, trust, and satisfaction.

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