GSLT-Retreat, Gullmarsstrand, at the West coast, January 26-28, 2009

Sumithra Velupillai and Hercules Dalianis participated at the yearly GSLT, Graduate School of Language Technology Retreat. There where over 50 participants at the conference; PhD-students, supervisors and alumni from the whole of Sweden, see here for the conference programme.

DSV/KTH-Stockholm University is part of GSLT. At DSV we have one more GSLT PhD student at DSV namely Atelach Argaw who is supervised by associate professor Lars Asker. Dr. Martin Hassel at DSV is also one of the GSLT supervisors and he is also supervisor of Sumithra.

Sumithra presented two posters, one with title Mixing and Blending Syntactic and Semantic Dependencies. The research was been carried out during a GSLT phd-course in Machine learning together with the PhD students Yvonne Samuelsson, Oscar Täckström, Johan Eklund, Mark Fishel, Mark and Markus Saers. This poster was also presented at the Coling workshop CoNLL, in August 2008.

Hercules presented our patient data corpus, the Stockholm EPR corpus, and some experiments we have carried out on it.

Some photos from the GSLT-Retreat:

About Hercules

I am a professor working at DSV-Stockholm University, I perform research in natural language processing and information retrieval, the last ten years I have been working on text mining on electronic patient records to build useful tools to improve health. Hercules homepage
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