Category Archives: Health Informatics

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 … Continue reading

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Talk at Stockholm NLP meetup “Clinical text retrieval – some challenges, methods and applications using Swedish patient records to improve healthcare”.

I talked att the Stockholm NLP meetup hosted by the news monitoring company Meltwater. The meeting had around 30 participants. A mixture people from the commercial natural language processing community, new monitoring specialists and master students from KTH and other engineering … Continue reading

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Aron Henriksson successfully defended his PhD thesis

Aron Henriksson successfully defended his dissertation with the title Ensembles of Semantic Spaces: On Combining Models of Distributional Semantics with Applications in Healthcare on the 17 th of December. Opponent was associate professor Nigel Collier from the Faculty of Modern and Medieval … Continue reading

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AMIA 2015, 14-18 Nov 2015, San Francisco

The clinical text and data science research group at DSV had two paper presentations at the Annual Symposium AMIA 2015 in San Francisco, (AMIA, American Medical Informatics Association). Jing Zhao presented her paper with title Handling Temporality of Clinical Events for … Continue reading

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Aron Henriksson nailed his PhD Dissertation

Today Aron Henriksson nailed his PhD Dissertation with the title Ensembles of Semantic Spaces: On Combining Models of Distributional Semantics with Applications in Healthcare Here you can read more about the dissertation defence on December 17th at 13.00  

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PhD training school in De-identification for privacy protection in multimedia content

I participated as a lecturer at the EU-COST funded PhD training school in De-identification for privacy protection in multimedia content, in Limassol Cyprus, in the beginning of October 2015. De-identification for pricacy protection of multimedia content as speech, text, images, … Continue reading

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Louhi 2015 in Lisbon

DSV was well represented at the 6th edition of Louhi, the International Workshop on Health Text Mining and Information Analysis, which was co-located with the EMNLP conference (Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing) in Lisbon, Portugal. Four papers by DSV … Continue reading

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Promovering och utdelande av pris i vackra folkdräkter

Docent Sirkku Männikkö Barbuti och dr. Maria Skeppstedt blev hyllade på Stockholms universitets Installations- och promoveringshögtid i Stockholms Stadshus fredagen den 25 september 2015. Docent Sirkku Männikkö Barbutiu fick pris som årets lärare 2015 och dr. Maria Skeppstedt blev promoverad och fick … Continue reading

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