New Approaches to Text Mining and Literature Workflow Management
in Scientific and Clinical Research
Sponsored by Linguamatics and QUOSA
(Recorded on April 10, 2012) | Access Today
PHOEBE ROBERTS (Pfizer)
DAVID MILWARD (Linguamatics)
ANDREW CARVER (QUOSA)
With the relentless growth in the volume and complexity of scientific research and the competitive advantage to be gained by successfully parsing that information, there is intense interest in the life sciences, and particularly in pharma companies, in the application of novel text and data mining solutions.
In this web symposium, you will hear from Pfizer's Phoebe Roberts, a leading biopharma expert in the use of text mining tools and workflows. In addition, executives at two leading providers of text mining and literature workflow solutions, Linguamatics and QUOSA, will discuss how their tools are enabling researchers to tactically and strategically identify targets, opportunities, and initiatives to aid drug development and translational research. In particular, you will hear how valuable information can be extracted and linked together from a wide range of document sources, including full text journal articles, electronic medical records, clinical trials, and patents.
Andrew Carver; General Manager; Europe; QUOSA (an Elsevier company)
Andrew Carver is General Manager; Europe; for QUOSA (an Elsevier company). He is a graduate of Cambridge University; England; and has worked for many years in high tech business development and consultancy. Andrew works directly with QUOSA's academic; government and commercial customers to help them optimize their research information infrastructure.
Dr. David Milward,Chief Technology Officer, Linguamatics
Dr. David Milward has over 20 years of experience in product development, consultancy and research in natural language processing. He is a co-founder of Linguamatics, and designed the I2E text mining system which uses a novel interactive approach to information extraction. He has been applying text mining to applications in the life sciences for more than 10 years, initially at SRI International. David has a PhD from the University of Cambridge and was a researcher and lecturer at the University of Edinburgh. He has published in the areas of information extraction, spoken dialogue, parsing, syntax and semantics.
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