Nordforsk Network application meeting in Åre, March 15-17, 2009

A group of researchers and PhD-students met in Åre, Sweden to write an application for a research network. We aim to get funding for the HEalth teXt Analysis network in the Nordic and Baltic countries (HEXAnord), for constructing synthetic patient records for the development and evaluation of textmining tools for medical health records.We will also apply for research training courses. The funder is Nordforsk, Nordic council. The applicants came from the Human language technology group, Martin Hassel, Sumithra and Hercules SYSLAB, DSV, Øystein Nytrø, Laura Slaughter and Karen Marie Lyng the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTU and Fransisco Roque, the Danish Technical University, DTU. Other involved partners are University of Turku, Finland, University of Tartu, Estonia and Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania.

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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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