Category Archives: Health Informatics

2018 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2018)

Hello everyone. I hope you are all fine and enjoying this beautiful winter. 🙂 Recently I have attended the EMNLP 2018 conference. It was held in Brussels, Belgium at the city center from 31 October to 04 November. Just a … Continue reading

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Andrea Andrenuccis Dissertation successfully defended on Oct 29, 2018

Andrea Andrenucci defended successfully his dissertation with the title Using Language Technology to Mediate Medical Information on Health Portals – User Studies and Experiments on Monday Oct 29 2018. Opponent was Dr. Diego Molla-Aliod, from Macquarie University, Sydney Australia.

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Nailing of Andrea Andrenucci’s PhD thesis

Today Andrea Andrenucci nailed his PhD thesis. (Spikning av avhandling)

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The Seventh Swedish Language Technology Conference (SLTC 2018) at Frescati, 7-9 nov 2018

Dear all! Don’t miss to register for  The Seventh Swedish Language Technology Conference (SLTC 2018) at Frescati, 7-9 Nov 2018. Interesting talks as well as exciting panels in Clinical text mining and Fake news and troll detection with invited experts. … Continue reading

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Mahbub Ul Alam, A new employee

Hello everyone! Hope you all are having a lovely time. 🙂 I am Mahbub Ul Alam. I’ve recently started as a PhD student in the Clinical Text Mining Group here at DSV. My supervisors are professor Hercules Dalianis and Dr. … Continue reading

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Job: PhD student in Computer and Systems Sciences with focus on Deep Learning for Natural Language Processing of Healthcare Data

Deep learning based on various neural network architectures has seen tremendous success in recent years, substantially outperforming alternative learning approaches in fields such as natural language processing. By learning abstract representations through multiple processing layers, the learning task can be … Continue reading

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Three research application in Health Informatics are funded!

Three research applications from the IS unit researchers have been approved. The applications were all sent to the Stockholm County Council (SLL) – Stockholm University Call in October 2017. KVALPA: What quality indicators in the patient journal’s free text are … Continue reading

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Norwegian Center for E-health Research, Tromsø, 22 Nov 2017

I was invited to the Norwegian Center for E-health Research (Nasjonalt senter for e-helseforskning),  in Tromsø, north Norway to be part of the Workshop on health analytics: using language technology and machine learning on clinical text. There were over 25 … Continue reading

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