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Research trip in the U.S., November 2009

In November, I was on a research trip in the U.S., where I participated in three conferences (the AAAI Fall Symposium Virtual Healthcare Interaction (VHI) (together with Hercules Dalianis), November 5-7, Arlington, Virginia, the Third i2b2 Shared Task and Workshop, November 13, San Francisco, and American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Annual Symposium, November 14-18, San Francisco). I also visited three departments at different universities, where I gave a seminar describing the work a… Continue reading

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ISHIMR 2009: 14th International Symposium for Health Information Management Research, Kalmar 14 – 16 October

Sumithra Velupillai, Hercules Dalianis and Martin Hassel attended ISHIMR 2009: The 14th International Symposium for Health Information Management Research in Kalmar, Sweden, September 14-16.

At ISHIMR 2009 Sumithra presented the paper The Stockholm EPR Corpus – Characteristics and Some Initial Findings, co-written with Hercules and Martin. In this paper, The Stockholm EPR Corpus is described and compared to a general lan… Continue reading

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Licentiate Seminar, Tuesday October 6th 2009: “Swedish Health Data – Information Access and Representation”

I will defend my licentiate thesis “Swedish Health Data – Information
Access and Representation” on October 6th, at the Department of Computer
and Systems Sciences, Stockholm University.

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Details:

Swedish Health Data – Information Access and Representation

Time: Tuesday, October 6th 2009 at 10.00
Room: Sal C, floor 4, Department of Computer and Systems Sciences,
Forum, Kista
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Journal article accepted to the International Journal of Medical Informatics special issue on Mining of Clinical and Biomedical Text and Data

The paper Developing a standard for de-identifying electronic patient records written in Swedish: precision, recall and F-measure in a manual and computerized annotation trial, which I’ve written together with Hercules Dalianis, Martin Hassel (both here at DSV) and Gunnar H Nilsson (at the Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Center for Family Medicine, Stockholm) has been accepted to the International Journal of Medical Informatics special issue on Mining of Clinical an… Continue reading

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Using Corpora in Contrastive and Translation Studies – UCCTS 2008, Hangzhou, China

Sumithra Velupillai attended the conference Using Corpora in Contrastive and Translation Studies (UCCTS) in Hangzhou, China, September 25-27. She presented the paper Automatic Dictionary Construction and Identification of Parallel Text Pairs which was written together with Martin Hassel and Hercules Dalianis. The experiments described in the paper have been part of the TvärSök project. We have looked at different method… Continue reading

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LOUHI ’08: The First Conference on Text and Data Mining of Clinical Documents, September 3-4, Turku, Finland

Sumithra Velupillai and Hercules Dalianis attended LOUHI ’08: The First Conference on Text and Data Mining of Clinical Documents in Turku, Finland, September 3-4.

At Louhi ’08 Sumithra and Hercules presented the work-in-progress proposal paper Diagnosing Diagnoses in Swedish Clinical Records. In this paper, planned text mining research on electronic clinical records written in Swedish are described. The work is part of the… Continue reading

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Presentations at CoNLL and MMIES2 in Manchester, August 16 – 23 2008

Sumithra Velupillai attended the Twelfth Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning (CoNLL) and the Workshop MMIES-2: Multi-source, Multilingual Information Extraction and Summarization (MMIES2), both held in conjunction with The 22nd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (Coling) in Manchester, August 16 – 23. Coling is one of the most important conferences in Computational Linguistics, with around 500 attendants.

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Presentations at the Sixth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, LREC 2008, Marrakech, Morocco, May 28-30, 2008

Sumithra Velupillai and Magnus Rosell (CSC/KTH) presented their article Revealing Relations between Open and Closed Answers in Questionnaires at the the Sixth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, LREC 2008, Marrakech, Morocco, May 28-30, 2008. LREC is one of the major and largest conferences in Computational Linguistics, with around 1000 attendants from all over the world. The article describes experimental work on a questionnaire, where relations between open an… Continue reading

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