Author Archives: sumithra

Louhi 2014: Special Issue on Health Text Mining and Information Analysis now published in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making

We are happy to announce the publication of the Louhi 2014 Special Issue on Health Text Mining and Information Analysis, published in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, Volume 15, Supplement 2: http://www.biomedcentral.com/bmcmedinformdecismak/supplements/15/S2 This special issue is edited by myself, Martin Duneld, … Continue reading

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Louhi 2014: The Fifth International Workshop on Health Text Mining and Information Analysis

The Clinical Text Mining group at DSV organised the 5th Louhi workshop in conjunction with EACL on a beautiful sunny day (April 27) in Gothenburg. The program consisted of an invited talk by Prof. Sophia Ananiadou from NacTem in Manchester, nine long … Continue reading

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Two research visits – New York and Boston

Sumithra Velupillai traveled to the northeastern US coast on February 18-21 for two research visits. In New York, she visited Noemie Elhadad and her group at the Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, and in Boston, she visited Guergana Savova … Continue reading

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CLEFeHealth and CLEF 2013

Sumithra Velupillai attended the CLEF eHealth lab organized at the CLEF conference in Valencia, 23 – 26 September 2013. The CLEF conference “promotes the systematic evaluation of information access systems, primarily through experimentation on shared tasks”. This year, there were nine labs with different … Continue reading

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Two posters at CLEF eHealth, Rome, 17-20 September 2012

Mattias Kanhov and Sumithra Velupillai attended and presented two posters at the CLEF eHealth workshop organized at the CLEF conference in Rome, 17 – 20 September 2012. Mattias presented work about his and his fellow student Xuefeng Feng’s master theses, … Continue reading

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Clinical NLP workshop, June 21st 2012

On June 21st, 2012, we organized a one-day Clinical NLP workshop here at DSV with participants from the Interlock and HEXAnord projects. We had visitors from the US, Australia, Norway, Lithunia, Gothenburg as well as some participants from DSV. The … Continue reading

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Presentation in Oslo, May 30th

I was invited to give a talk in a seminar series held at the Language Technology Group (LTG), Department of Informatics, University of Oslo, on May 30th. The talk was entitled Shades of Certainty — Working with Swedish Medical Records … Continue reading

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13th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics

Sumithra Velupillai attended the 13th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics (CICLing 2012) at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi, India, March 11-17. At CICLing 2012, Sumithra presented the paper Fine–grained Certainty Level Annotations Used … Continue reading

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