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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Mohamed El-Mekawy’s PhD defense

On June 3, 2016 our colleague Mohamed El-Mekawy, PhD student in IT Management group at DSV/Stockholm University has defended successfully his doctoral thesis entitled: “From Theory to Practice of Business-IT Alignment: Barriers, an Evaluation Framework and Relationships with Organisational Culture”. His PhD thesis is available to be downloaded at the following link: http://su.diva-portal.org/smash/get/diva2:920065/FULLTEXT01.pdf

On behalf of research group in IT Management I would like to congratulate Mohamed El-Mekawy for this great achievement. Some pictures from this event are included below.

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Research visit of Professor Edimara Mezzomo Luciano from Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

During June 1st to June 3rd, 2016 the IT Management group at DSV has been the host of the visit of Professor Edimara Mezzomo Luciano from Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), Porto Alegre, Brazil. The purpose of the visit has been to establish a research collaboration between the research group in IT Management at DSV and IT Management and Governance research group at the Business School at PUCRS.

Professor Edimara Mezzomo Luciano is leading the research group in IT Management and Governance at Business School at PUCRS that we noticed to have similar research interests with the research done by the IT Management group at DSV. For more information about Professor Edimara Mezzomo Luciano’s research please access the following links: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Edimara_Mezzomo_Luciano/  and http://lattes.cnpq.br/2607532326321244 

On the June 2nd, 2016 we had a seminar at DSV in which Professor Edimara Mezzomo Luciano has done a presentation concerning “Information Systems in Brazil and at PUCRS: current status and perspectives” . The seminar has also included discussions with the members of the research group in IT Management and a presentation of the recent research done in IT Management area at DSV.

The research visit has been a fruitful one and has opened different possibilities for establishing a research cooperation between DSV and Business School at PUCRS.

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Presentation Pathology text mining – on Norwegian prostate cancer reports

The bachelor students Anders Dahl and Atilla Özkan presented a paper based on their bachelor thesis with the title Pathology text mining – on Norwegian prostate cancer reports jointly with their supervisor Hercules Dalianis, (before their bachelor thesis is defended), at the 1st Intl. Workshop on Health Data Management and Mining (HDMM) 2016, in conjunction with 32nd IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering, May 16-20, 2016, Helsinki, Finland.

Congratulations!

Some photos:

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Mohamed El-Mekawy has nailed his PhD thesis in DSV library

Today, Mohamed El-Mekawy PhD student in IT Management group at DSV has nailed his PhD thesis in DSV library. The PhD thesis is entitled “From Theory to Practice of Business-IT Alignment: Barriers, an Evaluation Framework and Relationships with Organisational Culture”. A copy of his PhD thesis is available to be downloaded at the following link: http://su.diva-portal.org/smash/get/diva2:920065/FULLTEXT01.pdf

Mohamed El-Mekawy’s PhD defence will take place on June 3, 2016 at 13.00 in L50 at DSV.

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Visiting scholar at Baylor University, USA

In this month Parisa Aasi PhD student in IT management group at DSV  has joined as visiting scholar the Information Systems Department at Baylor University (http://www.baylor.edu/business/mis/). During about 7 months she will perform her research work with Professor Dorothy Leidner a well-known researcher in information systems area.

 

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Research visit at the University of the Basque country in Bilbao and San Sebastian, March 29 to April 10 2016

Rebecka Weegar and I visited Dr. Alicia Perez at IXA group at the University of the Basque country in Bilbao and San Sebastian, March 29 to  April 10, 2016.
We are working on a joint paper on natural language processing of Spanish and Swedish clinical text together with Maite Oronoz, Koldo Gojenola and Arantza Casillas.
I presented also the work carried out at Stockholm University on clinical text mining and an overview of the clinical text mining research in Europe.

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Rebecka and Alicia in Alicias room

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Hercules’ talk

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Hercules talks in San Sebastian

 

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Excursion to San Juan de Gaztelugatxe

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Rebecka, Arantza Casillas and Hercules working on paper

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The Faculty of Engineering of the University of the Basque Country in Bilbao, the Football stadium to the right.

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Hercules, Sara Santiso, Maite Oronoz, Rebecka, Koldo Gojenola and Arantza Casillas at San Sebastian.

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Cantabrian sea at Sopela

 

 

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Paper accepted for publication in Proceedings of European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2016) and PhD proposal accepted for presentation at UKAIS PhD and Professional Doctorate Consortium, Oxford, UK

A paper written by Mohamed El-Mekawy, Lazar Rusu and Erik Perjons and entitled: “Business-IT Alignment and Organizational Culture Relationships: Towards an Integrated View”, has been accepted for publication in Proceedings of European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2016), Istanbul, Turkey  (http://www.ecis2016.eu/en/).

The PhD proposal of Gideon Mekonnen Jonathan has been accepted and successfully presented at UKAIS PhD and Professional Doctorate Consortium, 11 April 2016, Oxford, UK (http://dwastell.org/UKAIS2016/index.php/phd-consortium). The PhD proposal is entitled “The influence of Organisational Structure on Business-IT Alignment: The case of a Public organization” and is looking to analyze the relationships between informal organizational structure and business-IT alignment in a public organization.

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