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 Drug Safety Surveillance, co-authors was Aron Henriksson, Mia Kvist, Lars Asker and Henrik Boström. The paper was awarded one of the Distinguished Paper Awards!


Jing Zhao presenting


Presenters at Jing Zhaos session including Jing







Rebecka Weegar presented her paper with title Finding Cervical Cancer Symptoms in Swedish Clinical Text using a Machine Learning Approach and NegEx, co-authors was Mia Kvist, Karin Sundström, Søren Brunak and Hercules Dalianis.


Rebecka Weegar presents


The audience







The conference had over 2,000 participants 1,250 submissions and 40 per cent acceptance rate. There is report (in Swedish) from the conference available on request from the author of this blog.


Opening session with 2,000 participants!


Danielle Mowery, Omar Bouhaddou, Pierre Zweigenbaum, Hercules, Pascale Durbize and Sumithra Velupillai









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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