Ana Lucic

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Areas of Research: 

My research interests involve extracting semantic relations from text that allow innovative ways of analyzing and understanding text. More specifically, I am interested in applying text analysis and text mining methods to electronic scholarly collections that enable new pathways into the collections, such as new ways of searching, browsing, and synthesizing information from electronic collections.

Field Exam Area: 

Socio-Technical Data Analytics


Summarization of Biomedical Texts by Utilizing the Information Extracted from Comparative Sentences

Director of Dissertation Research: 

Catherine Blake


CAS, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois (2012)

MS, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois (2009)

MA, English Studies, Illinois State University (2004)

BA, English Language and Literature, University of Belgrade (1997)

Courses Taught: 

Co-taught Evidence-Based Discovery (LIS590AG) with Catherine Blake, Fall 2015

Selected Publications, Papers and Presentations: 

Blake, C. & Lucic, A. (2015). Automatic endpoint detection to support the systematic review process. Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 56: 42-56. doi:10.1016/j.jbi.2015.05.004.
Lucic, A. & Blake, L. C. (2015). A Syntactic Characterization of Authorship Style Surrounding Proper Names. Literary and Linguistic Computing Advance Access. Published June 29, 2013. doi:10.1093/llc/fqt033.

Honors and Awards: 

The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) bursary award, 2011
Data Curation in the Humanities fellowship, 2010
Joseph Rediger Librarian as Humanist Award, 2010

Related Topics

Data Curation, Digital Libraries, text mining, literature-based discovery, biological and health informatics, information access and retrieval, scholarly communication