LREC 2012 in Istanbul

Alyaa Alfalahi, Maria Skeppstedt and Hercules Dalianis attended LREC 2012, (The Eight International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation) and BioTxtM 2012 (Third Workshop on Building and Evaluating Resources for Biomedical Text Mining ) in Istanbul, Turkey, May 23-26, 2012 and presented the following three papers in poster sessions as well as in a short oral presentation. LREC had 1 200 participants and almost 700 accepted posters and oral presentations all of them published in the Proceedings. If you want a short summary of the conference please ask us for the conference report that we have compiled in Swedish.
Except of the conference we saw Hagia Sophia, the Blue mosque (Sultan Ahmet Camii), and Dancing Dervishes in the 1001 Column Cistern in this beautiful city.

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About Alyaa Alfalahi

Hi, My name is Alyaa Alfalahi. I have studied the masters degree (civ.ing) in computer science at KTH. In the third and fourth year of my education, I have studied information and database technology at DSV. In my master thesis I worked with the annotated patient record, Stockholm EPR Corpus, and I created an algorithm to replace the real name with another real name , which is called pseudonymisation. Now I have been working as project engineer for a project (High-Performance Data Mining for Drug Effect Detection) of the Healtcare analytics and modeling research group. My task is to build up a journal database system from the raw data from Karolinska that is contained in Take Care health record system that will be used in this project. I also have been working as course assistant on web mining course.

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