Interesting tools and framework based on DSL (Domain Specific Language) approach from the Pervasive Parallelism Laboratory at Stanford. Based on a Scala DSL framework Delite, one has OptiQL for analytics, OptiML for machine learning and Green Marl for graph data analysis.
Social Network Analysis | Coursera.
An online course from Coursera,
Next Session: September 2012.
KDIR 2012 – International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval. – Barcelona, Spain, 4-7 October, 2012.
KDIR is part of IC3K, the International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management.
A Prototype Knowledge-Sharing Service for Clinical Decision Support Artifacts | RAND. This report, by researchers from Partners HealthCare and the RAND Corporation, primarily describes the work associated with Task 4.8 of the Advancing Clinical Decision Support (ACDS) effort, a project intended to accelerate the effective use of computer-based clinical decision support (CDS) interventions to facilitate evidence-based clinical practice and the meaningful use of health information technology.
Using Text Mining to Understand How Presidential Candidates Frame Issues & Win Elections | Boston Decision, LLC. Some interesting new research being conducted by Ph. D candidate Daniel P. Parker at the University of Pennsylvania ties the language that politicians use when pitching their issue positions to voters with their potential for success on election day.
Multilingual Natural Language Processing Applications: From Theory to Practice. Multilingual Natural Language Processing Applications is the first comprehensive single-source guide to building robust and accurate multilingual NLP systems. Edited by two leading experts, it integrates cutting-edge advances with practical solutions drawn from extensive field experience. By Daniel Bikel, Imed Zitouni. Published by IBM Press.
Published: May 10, 2012
DARPA to Unveil Initiative on Natural Language Analysis » CCC Blog. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has announced plans to issue a new Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) titled Deep Exploration and Filtering of Text (DEFT) – a program that will require leveraging advances in machine learning, natural language processing, and computational linguistics ”to assist warfighters with planning and decision-making by inferring implicit information in text, filtering redundancy and connecting like documents.”
Mining patents with I2E: A new and agile approach to text mining patent claims and grants.Linguamatics Webinar — Presenter Guy Singh, Senior Product Manager — Dates/Times: Wednesday, 6 June 2012 4pm BST, 5pm CEST / 11am EDT / 8am PDT , Wednesday, 11 July 2012 4pm BST, 5pm CEST / 11am EDT / 8am PDT Register — Duration: 45 minutes including Q&A. I2E is currently used extensively to text mine data from 3rd party data sources. Linguamatics now offers a cloud based patent text mining service which includes full hosting of the software and patent data.
Making the Case for Using Predictive Analytics in Healthcare « « hCentive Blog hCentive Blog. Careful collection and analysis of consumers’ online behavioral patterns can help businesses develop predictive models that can help in identification of past, current and future consumer and market trends. The results from predictive models can help businesses specifically tailor product advertisements and online campaigns. So, instead of just responding to consumer trends, businesses can anticipate future trends and market their offerings effectively to generate maximum positive responses. Published by hCentive on 14 May in Healthcare Reforms, Healthcare Technology Blog.
Visualizing Criminal Networks to Help Police Solve Crime – Core77. Law enforcement is an extremely complex line of work, as police officers have to keep up-to-date with events and people in the community, but usually from the sidelines or through second-hand information. Tools that can augment police officers’ mental models of the communities they serve, especially in an ever increasing information-rich world, are critical to the future of policing. And that’s where graph theory comes in.