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November 3rd, 2012 - Matthew Gerber presents at AAAI Symposium

Matthew Gerber presented "Automatic Formalization of Clinical Practice Guidelines [1] at the AAAI 2012 Fall Symposium on Information Retrieval and Knowledge Discovery in Biomedical Text. Presentation slides can be found at the bottom of this post.


References

  1. [gerber2012automatic] Gerber, M., D. Brown, and J. Harrison, "Automatic Formalization of Clinical Practice Guidelines", Proceedings of the AAAI Fall Symposium on Information Retrieval and Knowledge Discovery in Biomedical Text, 2012.

July 4th, 2012 - The PTL starts work on new VDOT project

The PTL has begun work on a new project funded by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT). VDOT maintains an extensive database of vehicular crash reports, each of which documents a vehicular accident using fixed-choice and narrative (textual) descriptions. We will be applying semantic analysis techniques to the narrative descriptions in support of quality control and knowledge discovery, with the ultimate goal of providing automatic, intelligent analysis of text for crash reports and other textual sources of interest to VDOT.

June 14th, 2012 - The PTL begins work on new project for Army - open research positions

The Predictive Technology Laboratory has been awarded a grant in collaboration with Technology Service Corporation to investigate sustainment and logistics of forward operating bases for the United States Army. Military sustainment (from deployment, through day-to-day operations, and finally retrograde) has historically been problematic. Weather and terrain (particularly in austere environments) as well as the availability of limited transport, security and manpower assets typify the primary impediments to sustainment flow.

June 14th, 2012 - Don Brown presents at IEEE ISI

Donald Brown presented "Police Patrol District Design Using Agent-Based Simulation and GIS" [1] at the IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics.


References

  1. [zhang2012police] Zhang, Y., and D. Brown, "Police Patrol District Design Using Agent-Based Simulation and GIS", International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics: IEEE Press, 2012.

June 13th, 2012 - Don Brown presents at IEEE ISI

Donald Brown presented "Spatio-Temporal Modeling of Criminal Incidents Using Geographic, Demographic, and Twitter-Derived Information" [1] at the IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics.


References

May 2nd, 2012 - Lei Chen defends Ph.D. dissertation

Lei Chen successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation, titled "Image Fusion and An Outlier Detection Framework for Hierarchical Modeling with Application to Corrosion Prediction". She will be working as an associate at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

May 2nd, 2012 - Xiaofeng Wang defends Ph.D. dissertation

Xiaofeng Wang successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation, titled "Feature-Based Spatio-Temporal Modeling". He will be working as an associate at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

April 30th, 2012 - Suzanne DeLong defends Ph.D. dissertation

Suzanne DeLong successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation, titled "An Efficient Methodology for Analysis of Stochastic Computer Simulation Experiments".

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