Paper on Enterprise Architecture for Public Organizations published in International Journal of Information Management

In the paper, a generic architecture of how public organization handles cases is presented, along with a generic IT architecture. The architecture is based on a set of projects held together with Swedish public organizations.

Martin Henkel, Erik Perjons, Eriks Sneiders (2017) Examining the potential of language technologies in public organizations by means of a business and IT architecture model, International Journal of Information Management, Vol 37, Iss 1, pp 1507–1516.

 

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14th Annual Workshop of The Australasian Language Technology Association – ALTA

Rebecka and Hercules participated in this years edition of ALTA at Monash University in Melbourne on the 5th to the 7th of December 2016. Rebecka gave a presentation on text mining of pathology reports and Hercules gave an invited talk with the title HEALTH BANK: A Workbench for Data Science Applications in Healthcare. ALTA included presentations, tutorials and a poster session. A short report summarizing selected papers is available on request.

Following the conference, we travelled to Brisbane for a visit at the CSIRO Australian e-Health Research Centre (AeHRC). There we met with Dr Anthony Nguyen who is the leader for the Health Data Semantics group. The meeting included discussions on some of the very interesting reserach performed by the group and a talk by Hercules on Detect HAI – Healthcare associated infection detection.

Hercules giving his talk at ALTA

Hercules and Anthony at AeHRC

Visiting AeHRC

Beautiful Brisbane

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SLTC 2016

Last week I went to Umeå to take part in the Swedish Language Technology Conference,  SLTC 2016.

I presented a poster with the title: A Sentiment model for Swedish with automatically created training data and handlers for language specific traits, based on the master thesis by Michelle Ludovici. She has created a model for Swedish sentiment analysis and applied the model to news texts.

The next SLTC will be held in Stockholm in 2018 and it will be organized by the linguistics department at Stockholm University and DSV.

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Sabbatical stay at CSIRO and Macquarie University, Sydney Australia

Now I am here at my nine months sabbatical stay at CSIRO and Macquarie University in the Sydney suburb North Ryde. I have a office at CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation). CSIRO has many locations in Australia and over 5,000 employees. Macquarie university has 40,000 students and and 3,000 employees, half are academic and half are administrative. On Monday Nov 14, I gave a talk at the Department of Computing at Macquarie University with the title HEALTH BANK – A Workbench for Data Science Applications in Healthcare. My hosts are Dr Cecile Paris at CSIRO and Dr Diego Molla at Macquarie University. The sabbatical stay is funded by RJ, Riksbankens Jubileumsfond.

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My research colleagues at CSIRO including my host Dr Cecile Paris, third from right.

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Macquarie University Campus, built 1963

 

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Hercules talks at  Department of Computing, Macquarie University

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Dr Rolf Schwitter and prof Mark Johnson at Macquarie University, second and third from left.

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University park, view from university food court, behind the National Park can be observed

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The Campus is close to a National Park

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Papers published and accepted for publication in Information Resources Management Journal, Procedia Computer Science, and International Journal of IT/Business Alignment and Governance

A paper written by Mousumi Kabir and Lazar Rusu and entitled: “IT Project Development using Capability Maturity Model” has been published in Information Resources Management Journal, Vol. 29, No. 4, pp. 35-48, 2016

A paper written by Labidi Pascal David Gbangou and Lazar Rusu and entitled: “Factors Hindering Business-IT Alignment in the Banking Sector of a Developing Country” has been published in Procedia Computer Science, Vol. 100, pp.280-288, 2016.

A paper written by Ilkka Ritola, Rokas Siugzda and Lazar Rusu and entitled: “The Influence of Organizational Politics on Business-IT Alignment ” has been accepted for publication in International Journal of IT/Business Alignment and Governance, Vol. 7, Issue 2, 2016.

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*DSV 50 år* – Artificiell intelligens för analys av patientjournaler – öppet jubileumsseminarium

Välbesökt jubileumsseminarium om Artificiell intelligens för analys av
patientjournaler den 9 sept 2016, av professorerna Henrik Boström och Hercules Dalianis.
Över 40 deltagare från industri, sjukvård, forskning lyssnade och
ställde frågor som ledde till en spänstig dialog om framtidens
system för att hitta biverkningar av läkemedel och vårdskador, men också
system för att koda diagnoser rätt för att planera sjukvården på ett
bättre sätt. Efter seminariet dröjde sig många deltagare kvar för att
diskutera i små grupper.

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Deep learning to predict healthcare-associated infections – Poster presentation in Berlin

Olof Jacobsson presented a poster co-written with Hercules Dalianis with the title Applying deep learning on electronic health records in Swedish to predict healthcare-associated infections, at 15th Workshop on Biomedical Natural Language Processing, BioNLP 2016 that was held in conjunction with ACL 2016, in Berlin, Germany, August 12, 2016.

BioNLP had 30 accepted papers this year and an acceptance rate of 40 percent. There were around 90 participants at the workshop.

Rebecka Weegar that also participated at the workshop wrote jointly with Olof Jacobsson a short report on the best papers of the workshop. It is available on request.
The BioNLP 2016 proceedings can be found here.

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Olof Jacobsson is presenting the poster and Sumithra and one other participant is listening

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Automatic mapping SNOMED to ICD-10

Petter Andersson and Amanda Sjöberg defended their master thesis with the title Generating and evaluating an automatic mapping between SNOMED-CT and the Swedish extension codes of ICD-10 based on lexical similarities, PDF, successfully on May 30, 2016!

Congratulations!

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Foto from the master thesis group from an earlier occasion.

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