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Courtney Corley

Scientist, Team Lead
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: K7-28
Richland, WA 99352

PNNL Publications


  • Volkova S, LE Charles-Smith, JJ Harrison, and CD Corley. 2017. "Uncovering the Relationships Between Military Community Health and Affects Expressed in Social Media." EPJ Data Science 6:Article No. 9.  doi:10.1140/epjds/s13688-017-0102-z
  • Corley CD, S Volkova, J Rounds, LE Charles-Smith, JJ Harrison, JA Mendoza, and KS Han. 2017. Biosurveillance Using Clinical Diagnoses and Social Media Indicators in Military PopulationsPNNL-26271, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Hodas NO, KJ Shaffer, A Yankov, CD Corley, and AL Anderson. 2017. "Beyond Fine Tuning: Adding capacity to leverage few labels." In Learning with Limited Labeled Data (LLD Workshop 2017), December 9, 2017, Long Beach, California.  Neural Information Processing Systems Foundation, Inc., LA JOLLA, CA. 


  • Volkova S, K Han, and CD Corley. 2016. "Using Social Media to Measure Student Wellbeing: A Large-Scale Study of Emotional Response in Academic Discourse." In 8th International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo 2016), November 11-14, 2016, Bellevue, WA. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 10046, ed. E Spiro and YY Ahn, pp. 510-526.  Springer, Cham, Switzerland.  doi:10.1007/978-3-319-47880-7_32
  • Han K, S Volkova, and CD Corley. 2016. "Understanding Roles of Social Media in Academic Engagement and Satisfaction for Graduate Students." In Proceedings of the CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA 2016), May 7-12, 2016, San Jose, California, pp. 1215-1221.  ACM, NEW YORK, NY.  doi:10.1145/2851581.2892517
  • Pavalanathan U, VV Datla, S Volkova, LE Charles-Smith, MA Pirrung, JJ Harrison, AR Chappell, and CD Corley. 2016. "Discourse, Health and Well-being of Military Populations through the Social Media Lens." In The Workshops of the Thirtieth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, February 12-17, 2016, Phoenix, Arizona, pp. 796-803.  Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, PALO ALTO, CA. 


  • Chang JSK, MJ Henry, ER Burtner, OJ Love, and CD Corley. 2015. "The Heroes' Problems: Exploring the Potentials of Google Glass for Biohazard Handling Professionals." In Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA 2015), April 18-23, Seoul, Republic of Korea, pp. 1531-1536.  ACM, NEW YORK, NY.  doi:10.1145/2702613.2732698
  • Charles-Smith LE, T Reynolds, M Cameron, M Conway, EH Lau, J Olsen, JA Pavlin, M Shigematsu, L Streichert, K Suda, and CD Corley. 2015. "Using Social Media for Actionable Disease Surveillance and Outbreak Management: A Systematic Literature Review." PLoS One 10(10):Article No. e0139701.  doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0139701
  • Dowling CP, JJ Harrison, AV Sathanur, LH Sego, and CD Corley. 2015. "Social Sensor Analytics: Making Sense of Network Models in Social Media." In IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI 2015), May 27-29, 2015, Baltimore, Maryland, pp. 144-147.  IEEE, PISCATAWAY, NJ.  doi:10.1109/ISI.2015.7165956
  • Harrison JJ, EB Bell, CD Corley, CP Dowling, and AJ Cowell. 2015. "Assessment of User Home Location Geoinference Methods." In IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI 2015), May 27-29, 2015, Baltimore, Maryland, ed. L Zhou, L Kaati, W Mao and GA Wang, pp. 148-150.  IEEE, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/ISI.2015.7165957
  • Hodas NO, G Ver Steeg, JJ Harrison, S Chikkagoudar, EB Bell, and CD Corley. 2015. "Disentangling the Lexicons of Disaster Response in Twitter." In Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on World Wide Web (WWW 2015), May 18-22, 2015, Florence, Italy, pp. 1201-1204.  ACM, NEW YORK, NY.  doi:10.1145/2740908.2741728
  • Smith WP, AR Chappell, and CD Corley. 2015. "Medical and Transmission Vector Vocabulary Alignment with" In Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Ontology (ICBO 2015), July 27-30, 2015, Lisbon, Portugal, ed. FM Couto and J Hastings.  CEUR Workshop Proceedings, Aachen, Germany. 


  • Corley CD, LL Pullum, DM Hartley, CM Benedum, CF Noonan, PM Rabinowitz, and MJ Lancaster. 2014. "Disease Prediction Models and Operational Readiness." PLoS One 9(3):Article No. e91989.  doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0091989
  • Noonan CF, MJ Henry, and CD Corley. 2014. LESSONS LEARNED Biosurveillance Mobile App Development Intern Competition (Summer 2013) PNNL-22991, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Sanfilippo AP, EB Bell, and CD Corley. 2014. "Current Trends in the Detection of Sociocultural Signatures: Data-Driven Models." Chapter 6 in Sociocultural Behavior Sensemaking: State of the Art in Understanding the Operational Environment, ed. J Egeth, GL Klein and D Schmorrow, pp. 147-172.  The MITRE Corporation, MCLEAN, VA. 
  • Webb-Robertson BJM, CD Corley, LA McCue, BH Clowers, CP Dowling, KL Wahl, DS Wunschel, and HW Kreuzer. 2014. "Forensic Signature Detection of Yersinia Pestis Culturing Practices Across Institutions Using a Bayesian Network." Journal of Forensic Investigation 2(1):Article No. 7. 


  • Dowling CP, CD Corley, RM Farber, and W Reynolds. 2013. "Jargon and Graph Modularity on Twitter." In IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI 2013), June 4-7, 2013, Seattle, Washington, pp. 381-383.  IEEE, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/ISI.2013.6578833
  • Sego LH, AE Holmes, LJ Gosink, BJM Webb-Robertson, HW Kreuzer, RM Anderson, AJ Brothers, CD Corley, and MF Tardiff. 2013. "Assessing the Quality of Bioforensic Signatures." In IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI 2013), June 4-7, 2013, Seattle, Washington, ed. K Glass, et al, pp. 346-351.  IEEE, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/ISI.2013.6578856
  • Corley CD, CP Dowling, SJ Rose, and TK McKenzie. 2013. "SociAL Sensor Analytics: Measuring Phenomenology at Scale." In IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI 2013), June 4-7, 2013, Seattle, Washington, pp. 31-66.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/ISI.2013.6578787
  • Corley CD, CF Noonan, RA Bartholomew, TL Franklin, JR Hutchison, MJ Lancaster, MC Madison, and AW Piatt. 2013. BioCat 2.0PNNL-22767, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Gastelum ZN, NO Cramer, JM Benz, SJ Kreyling, MJ Henry, CD Corley, and KM Whattam. 2013. "Identifying, Visualizing, and Fusing Social Media Data to Support Nonproliferation and Arms Control Treaty Verification: Preliminary Results." In 54th Annual Meeting of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM), July 20-24, 2013, Atlanta, Georgia.  Institute of Nuclear Management, Deerfield, IL. 
  • Hartley DM, NP Nelson, R Arthur, P Barboza, N Collier, N Lightfoot, JP Linge, E van der Goot, A Mawudeku, L Madoff, L Vaillant, RA Walters, R Yangarber, J Mantero, CD Corley, and JS Brownstein. 2013. "An Overview of Internet biosurveillance." Clinical Microbiology and Infection 19(11):1006-1013.  doi:10.1111/1469-0691.12273
  • Holmes AE, LH Sego, BJM Webb-Robertson, HW Kreuzer, RM Anderson, SD Unwin, MR Weimar, MF Tardiff, and CD Corley. 2013. An Approach for Assessing the Signature Quality of Various Chemical Assays when Predicting the Culture Media Used to Grow MicroorganismsPNNL-22126, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Reynolds WN, WJ Salter, RM Farber, CD Corley, CP Dowling, WO Beeman, L Smith-Lovin, and JN Choi. 2013. "Sociolect-Based Community Detection." In IEEE Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI 2013), June 4-7, 2013, Seattle, Washington, pp. 221-226.  IEEE, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/ISI.2013.6578823
  • Watkins DM, LH Sego, AE Holmes, BJM Webb-Robertson, AM White, DS Wunschel, HW Kreuzer, CD Corley, and MF Tardiff. 2013. "Assessing Performance and Tradeoffs of Bioforensic Signature Systems." In IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST 2013), November 12-14, 2013, Waltham, Massachusetts, pp. 304-309.  IEEE, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/THS.2013.6699019
  • Webb-Robertson BJM, CD Corley, LA McCue, KL Wahl, and HW Kreuzer. 2013. "Fusion of Laboratory and Textual Data for Investigative Bioforensics." Forensic Science International 226(1-3):118-24.  doi:10.1016/j.forsciint.2012.12.016


  • Corley CD, MJ Lancaster, RT Brigantic, BM Kunkel, G Muller, and TK McKenzie. 2012. "Outside the Continental United States International Travel and Contagion Impact Quick Look Tool." In HealthGIS '12 Proceedings of the First ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Use of GIS in Public Health, November 6-9, 2012, Redondo Beach, California, pp. 81-86.  Association of Computing Machinery, New York, NY.  doi:10.1145/2452516.2452533
  • Corley CD, MJ Lancaster, RT Brigantic, JS Chung, RA Walters, R Arthur, CJ Bruckner-Lea, AJ Calapristi, G Dowling, DM Hartley, S Kennedy, A Kircher, S Klucking, EK Lee, TK McKenzie, NP Nelson, J Olsen, CM Pancerella, TN Quitugua, JT Reed, and CS Thomas. 2012. "Assessing the Continuum of Event-Based Biosurveillance Through an Operational Lens." Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice and Science 10(1):131-141.  doi:10.1089/bsp.2011.0096
  • Corley CD, RM Farber, and W Reynolds. 2012. "Thought Leaders during Crises in Massive Social Networks." Statistical Analysis and Data Mining 5(3):205-217.  doi:10.1002/sam.11147
  • Kreyling SJ, LS Williams, ZN Gastelum, KM Whattam, CD Corley, NO Cramer, SJ Rose, EB Bell, and ML Gregory. 2012. "Use of Social Media to Target Information-Driven Arms Control and Nonproliferation Verification." In 53rd Annual Meeting of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management 2012 (INMM 53), July 15-19, 2012, Orlando, Florida, vol. 4, pp. 2361-2370.  Institute of Nuclear Materials Management, Deerfield, IL. 
  • McDermott JE, DL Diamond, CD Corley, A Rasmussen, MG Katze, and KM Waters. 2012. "Topological Analysis of Protein Co-Abundance Networks Identifies Novel Host Targets Important for HCV Infection and Pathogenesis ." BMC Systems Biology 6(1):28.  doi:10.1186/1752-0509-6-28


  • Corley CD, R Mihalcea, AR Mikler, and AP Sanfilippo. 2011. "Predicting Individual Affect of Health Interventions to Reduce HPV Prevalence." In Software Tools and Algorithms for Biological Systems: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, vol. 696 (Part 2), ed. HRR Arabnia and Q-N Tran, pp. 181-190.  Springer, New York. 
  • Maciejewski R, P Livengood, S Rudolph, T Collins, D Ebert, RT Brigantic, CD Corley, G Muller, and SW Sanders. 2011. "A Pandemic Influenza Modeling and Visualization Tool." Journal of Visual Languages & Computing 22(4):268-278.  doi:10.1016/j.jvlc.2011.04.002
  • McGrath LR, KO Domico, CD Corley, and BJM Webb-Robertson. 2011. "Complex Biological Event Extraction from Full Text using Signatures of Linguistic and Semantic Features." In The 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies: Proceedings of BioNLP Shared Task 2011Workshop, June 24th, Portland, Oregon, pp. 130-137.  Association for Computational Linguistics, Stroudsburg, PA. 


  • Corley CD, D Cook, AR Mikler, and KP Singh. 2010. "Text and Structural Data Mining of Influenza Mentions in Web and Social Media ." International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 7(2):596-615.  doi:10.3390/ijerph7020596
  • Corley CD, D Cook, AR Mikler, and KP Singh. 2010. "Using Web and Social Media for Influenza Surveillance ." In Advances in Computational Biology, pp. 559-564.  Springer, New York. 
  • Brigantic RT, DS Ebert, CD Corley, R Maciejewski, G Muller, and AE Taylor. 2010. "Development of a Quick Look Pandemic Influenza Modeling and Visualization Tool." In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM 2010), May 2-5, 2010 Seattle, Washington.  ISCRAM Community, Brussels, Belgium. 
  • Ediger D, K Jiang, EJ Riedy, DA Bader, CD Corley, RM Farber, and W Reynolds. 2010. "Massive Social Network Analysis: Mining Twitter for Social Good." In 39th International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP 2010), September 13-16, 2010, San Diego, California, pp. 583-893.  IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamitos, CA.  doi:10.1109/ICPP.2010.66
  • Kamel Boulos M, AP Sanfilippo, CD Corley, and S Wheeler. 2010. "Social Web mining and exploitation for serious applications: Technosocial Predictive Analytics and related technologies for public health, environmental and national security surveillance." Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine 100(1):16-23.  doi:10.1016/j.cmpb.2010.02.007
  • Reynolds W, MS Weber, RM Farber, CD Corley, AJ Cowell, and ML Gregory. 2010. "Social Media and Social Reality - Theory, Evidence and Validation." In IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI 2010), May 23-26, 2010, Vancouver, BC, Canada, pp. 221-226.  IEEE, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/ISI.2010.5484733

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