Category Archives: Language Technology

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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