Hercules Dalianis


Dalianis is a professor in Computer and Systems Sciences at Stockholm University, Sweden since 2011. Dalianis graduated as civil engineer (Civilingenjör) in Electrotechnical Engineering, 1984 at KTH, Stockholm, Sweden with specialisation telecommunications thereafter he focused on language engineering. Dalianis become PhD (Teknologie doctor) at KTH 1996 and associate professor, (docent), in Computer and Systems Sciences at Stockholm University, Sweden, 2001. Dalianis works in the interface between industry and university with the aim to make research results useful for society. He has been project leader for a large number of research projects both in academia and in industry at national, nordic and international level. Dalianis is specialised in the area of human language technology, to make computers understand and process human language text, but also to make a computer to produce text automatically. The last 13 years he has worked in the area of clinical text mining focused on processing electronic patient records in Swedish specifically in finding adverse drug events as well as health care associated infections but also with automatic de-identification and pseudonymisation pf electronic patient records.

Hercules Dalianis

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Title: Professor

Department: Health Analytics

CRIStin profile

Hercules's projects

Project title Year Theme Project management
NorKlinTekst: Natural language processing to extract knowledge from clinical notes in electronic health records 2018 - 2020 Health data
Taridzo Chomutare
ClinCode - Computer-Assisted Clinical ICD-10 Coding for improving efficiency and quality in healthcare 2021 - 2023 Health data
Hercules Dalianis

Hercules's publications in Cristin

Title Year Category
Implementation of specialised attention mechanisms: ICD-10 classification of Gastrointestinal discharge summaries in English, Spanish and Swedish 2022 Academic article
Multi-label Diagnosis Classification of Swedish Discharge Summaries – ICD-10 Code Assignment Using KB-BERT 2021 Academic article
On the Contribution of Per-ICD Attention Mechanisms to Classify Health Records in Languages With Fewer Resources than English 2021 Academic article
Challenges and opportunities beyond structured data in analysis of electronic health records 2021 Academic literature review
De-identifying Swedish EHR text using public resources in the general domain 2020 Academic article
Building a De-identification System for Real Swedish Clinical Text Using Pseudonymised Clinical Text 2019 Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
Negation detection in Norwegian medical text: Porting a Swedish NegEx to Norwegian. Work in progress 2018 Poster

Hercules's posters

Poster no. Title Author(s) Size
2018 14 Negation detection in Norwegian medical text: Porting a Swedish NegEx to Norwegian Work in progress Andrius Budrionis, Hercules Dalianis, Kassaye Yitbarek Yigzaw, Alexandra Makhlysheva, Taridzo Chomutare A0

Hercules's presentations

Date Title Event Author(s)
2019.06.18 Clinical text mining – Secondary use of electronic patient records to improve healthcare Kunstig intelligens i helsetjenesten, konferanse i Bodø Hercules Dalianis, Stockholm University