Doktorandkurs i sommar – Designing Human Technology

28 February, 2019

Dags att skicka in din anmälan till en spännande doktorandkurs i sommar! Deadline 1/3 2019!

Den tvärvetenskapliga doktorandkursen ”Designing Human Technology”, DHT 7.0, om hur man designar teknik för (och med) människor, äger rum för sjunde året i rad, denna gång i Estland, med Tallinn University som värd, i samarbete med Roskilde Universitet (Danmark) och Trento University (Italien) samt med medverkande seniorforskare från Danmark, Sverige, Finland, Norge, Estland och Italien. Kursen hålls 16-18/6 på en ö i vid estniska västkusten i form av internat under 3 dagar, motsvarar 3,5 ECTS, och brukar vara mycket uppskattad av medverkande doktorander från olika delar av Europa. Ingen kursavgift, samt gratis mat och logi under de tre dagarna tack vare EU-finansiering. Resan till och från Tallinn måste doktoranderna dock hitta egen finansiering för.

Se mer information om kursen på http://dht2019.tlu.ee/

DISA at ICAME 40

28 January, 2019

The 40th Annual Conference of the International Computer Archive for Modern and Medieval English (ICAME) will be held at Université de Neuchâtel in Switzerland, June 1 – 5. ICAME is one of the most important ongoing conference series on corpus linguistics, and since this is the 40th installment it is something of an anniversary. The theme this year is “Language in Time, Time in Language”.

This year we are happy to see that we have many of our researchers connected to DISA present to represent us and the research conducted at Linnaeus University.

The conference activities connected to DISA LNU are:

  • Jukka Tyrkkö will be organizing a workshop called “Big data and the study of language and culture: Parliamentary discourse across time and space” together with Minna Korhonen and Haidee Kruger.
  • Mikko Laitinen is presenting a paper on variation in indefinite pronouns in historical American English called “Towards the Inevitable Demise of Everybody?” together with Emily Öhman and Tanja Säily.
  • Magnus Levin and Jenny Ström Herold will present on echoic binomials in an English-German-Swedish perspective as a part of the “Languages in Time, Time in Languages: Phraseological perspectives” workshop.
  • Mikko Laitinen, Jukka Tyrkkö, Magnus Levin, Alexander Lakaw and Daniel Sundberg will be presenting a paper on the use of American English and British English in the Nordic context through the Nordic Tweet Stream.

For more information about the research within the research group for Data Intensive Digital Humanities, visit their website.

/Diana

PhD course: eHealth – improved data to and from patients, 3 credits

2 January, 2019

In April 2019 we will give a new course for PhD-students in eHealth. The course will give an introduction to eHealth and health informatics including benefits and challenges with eHealth, examples of applications in use, register based epidemiology, decision support systems, overview and examples of research within the interdisciplinary field of health informatics.

Teaching in this course will be lectures online (via mymoodle) as well as 2 seminars where students will present and discuss papers from this field of research.

This course will be given in collaboration with  the eHealth Institute. We welcome PhD-students from DISA as well as other PhD-students at Linnaeus University who are interested in eHealth and health informatics.

  • Pace: Half time, distance learning with approximately 2 meetings on campus in Kalmar
  • Language: English
  • When: April 2019 (preliminary 1/4 – 28/4)
  • Contact: If you are interested in this course, please send an e-mail to Tora Hammar, tora.hammar@lnu.se

The eHealth Institute, Department of medicine and optometry, Linnaeus University will be responsible for the course.

//Diana

Call for papers: ACM Transactions on Data Science

19 November, 2018

Data Science relies on the massive volumes of diverse data generated from all forms of human activity and interaction with the environment to make decisions and to solve problems. Traditional methods for managing and processing data have been scaled to address its growth, but new approaches are required to deal with these heterogeneous, high velocity, very large data sources of varying quality, coverage, and semantics. There are challenges at every stage. Addressing these challenges requires innovations in a wide range of computing sub-disciplines, from computer architecture to human computer interaction, and from data analytics to recommendations. ACM Transactions on Data Science (TDS) will serve as the premier forum for describing and advancing the state of the art on this important topic.

Scope

The scope of the TDS includes cross-disciplinary innovative research ideas, algorithms, systems, theory and applications for data science. Papers that address challenges at every stage, from acquisition on, through data cleaning, transformation, representation, integration, indexing, modeling, analysis, visualization, and interpretation while retaining privacy, fairness, provenance, transparency, and provision of social benefit, within the context of big data, fall within the scope of the journal.

The objective of the journal is to provide a forum for cross-cutting research results that contribute to data science. Papers that address core technologies without clear evidence that they propose multi/cross-disciplinary technologies and approaches designed for management and processing of large volumes of data, and for data-driven decision making will be out of scope of this journal.

Editor-in-Chief
Beng Chin Ooi, National University of Singapore

Senior Associate Editors
Mike Franklin, University of Chicago
H.V. Jagadish, University of Michigan
Hong Mei, Beijing Institute of Technology and Peking University
Renée J. Miller, University of Toronto
Jeannette M. Wing, Columbia University

For further information or to submit your manuscript.

Digital Humanities Day with DARIAH on 30 October 2018

2 October, 2018

Welcome to a Digital Humanities Day with Frank Fischer, Associate Professor for Digital Humanities at the Higher School of Economics, Moscow, and co-director of DARIAH-EU. Frank Fischer will talk about his own research on digital perspectives for the study of European Drama as well as DARIAH:s work for the Pan-European Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities.

Programme
10.00-11.00 “Masks and Interfaces – Digital Perspectives for the Study of European Drama” * See abstract below.
11.00-13.00 Lunch
13:00-14.00 “A Social Marketplace for Services – Introduction to DARIAH, the Pan-European Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities”
14.00-14.30 Coffee
14.30-15.30 Discussion

Registration kerstin.broden@lnu.se. Please advise of any food allergies.

Co-organised by the Digital Humanities Initiative and iInstitute

* Abstract: The digital literary studies have offered a lot of new approaches to the study of drama in recent years. New methods like social network analysis, stylometry and other quantitative and statistical approaches are complemented by a rich landscape of literary data in many languages and formats. This talk will recap these developments, oscillating between research and infrastructure, and introduce a platform for the research on European drama.

Seminar – How to get published with IEEE

12 September, 2018

On September 19 at 10:00-11:30 Linnaeus University will be visited by Paul Henriques from IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers). Paul will host a seminar on the topic “How to get published with IEEE”:

Increase the visibility of your research and build author credibility by publishing in a leading IEEE journal or conference. Learn how to identify the best journal or conference for your work and navigate the IEEE paper submission and peer review process. Review the required elements and proper structure of a manuscript to avoid reasons why papers may be rejected.

The presentation is in English. The seminar takes place in Växjö (location: Babel at the University Library) but will also be streamed to Kalmar (location: UB296A at the University Library).

Registration and more information:

//Diana