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Category: HEALTH SEMINARS

MEASURING ACCESSIBILITY AND ACCIDENT RISK IN MELBOURNE METROPOLITAN AREA

Speaker: Sara Moridpour, RMIT Seminar Date: Tuesday July 11 12:00pm Brief abstract: Converting routine motorised travels to public transport trips, walking, and cycling as well as reducing the number of traffic accidents have been suggested as the main solutions to improve the sustainability of transportation systems. The importance of physical activity and its impacts on health has not only

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INFORMATION EXTRACTION AND RETRIEVAL FOR DECISION MAKING IN HEALTH

Speaker: Sarvenaz Karimi, Data61 Seminar Date: Tuesday July 4 12:00pm Brief abstract: A large portion of healthcare related data contains text, such as progress notes, reports of adverse drug reactions, clinical biomedical literature, and death certificates. Biomedical text mining has been focusing on extracting information from these resources and transforming them to actionable inference. In this talk, two projects will be covered: (1) information extraction from adverse drug reaction

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REVERSE ENGINEERING HUMAN MENTAL STATE

Speaker: David Skillicorn, Queen’s University – Canada Seminar Date: Tuesday June 27 12:00pm Brief abstract:Often, especially in adversarial settings, we don’t have direct access to persons of interest. Fortunately, humans leak a great deal of their mental state and behaviour through the language they use and the relationships they create. These data can be captured and analysed computationally,

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SELECTING MOST SUITABLE INTRUSION DETECTION METHOD USING SEMANTIC-BASED ONTOLOGY MODEL

Speaker: Morteza Saberi Seminar Date: Wednesday June 14 12:00pm Brief abstract: Building ontology for wireless network intrusion detection is an emerging method for the purpose of achieving high accuracy, comprehensive coverage, self-organization for network security, and further developing intrusion detection decision support system (DSS). In the first part of our talk, we try to leverage the power of Natural

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SMARTWARD: DEMONSTRATION OF HIGH-INTEGRITY DATA COLLECTION, WITH CLINICAL DECISION-SUPPORT

Speaker: Lindsay Bevege Seminar Date: Tuesday June 6 12:00pm Brief abstract: SmartWard provides quality assurance on hospital wards and high integrity data for automated care planning and delivery.  SmartWard is a platform for data-driven management of hospitals.  It both anticipates new and emerging Systems in the Healthcare space and recognizes the need for robust connections with the existing corporate

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UNDERSTANDING COMMUNITIES THROUGH SOCIAL MEDIA ANALYTICS

Speaker: Stephen Wan, Data61 Seminar Date: Tuesday May 30 12:00pm Brief abstract: Public social media data can complement other data sources, such as interview and questionnaire approaches, to produce a richer data set for understanding community needs, opinions and sentiment.  This presentation will provide an overview of CSIRO Data61 research on social media analytics, with a focus on

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NAVIGATING THE ROUGH SEAS OF DIGITAL ATTRIBUTION

Speaker: Daniela Elia (Annalect) Seminar Date: Tuesday May 2 12:00pm Brief abstract: In an increasingly fragmented media ecosystem understanding the consumer paths to purchase and correctly measuring the contribution of each touch point to conversion is becoming increasingly complex. Consumers navigate through a variety of digital, offline, paid and earned media channels before deciding to buy. In addition to

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BENCHMARKING CLINICAL SPEECH RECOGNITION AND INFORMATION EXTRACTION

Speaker: Hanna Suominen (ANU) Seminar Date: Tuesday April 4 12:00pm Brief abstract: Over a tenth of preventable adverse events in health care are caused by failures in information flow. These failures are tangible in clinical handover; regardless of good verbal handover, from two-thirds to all of this information is lost after 3-5 shifts if notes are taken by hand,

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TEXT MINING FOR EVIDENCE BASED MEDICINE

Speaker: Diego Molla-Aliod (Macquarie University) Seminar Date: Tuesday March 14 12:00pm Brief abstract: In this talk I will present research we carried out on text mining for Evidence Based Medicine. I will focus on a summarisation framework to help medical doctors and researchers extract medical evidence from literature. Given a clinical question and a list of relevant documents, we

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DETECTION OF HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATED INFECTIONS USING TEXT AND DATA IN SWEDISH PATIENT RECORDS

Speaker: Hercules Dalianist Seminar Date: Tuesday March 7 2017 12.00pm Brief abstract: Over 10% of all in-patients today obtain a Healthcare Associated infection (HAI), this causes a lot of suffering for the patients and immense costs for the society. Healthcare managers cannot easily obtain statistics of the level of HAI in each clinic so they can put actions to prevent

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