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2011 SSP 33rd Annual Meeting, Westin Copley Place, Boston

Concurrent 5A: Digging for Treasure….

Concurrent 5A: Digging for Treasure: New Developments in Textmining and Datamining


Ellen Hays
Ellen Hays is a Computational Linguist and Principal Researcher in Language Technology at Elsevier Labs. Her professional interests center on lexical semantics, information extraction, building and using semantic models, and text mining applications. A graduate of Columbia University, she did graduate work at the University of Pennsylvania and held a research appointment at the University of the Saarland at Saarbrücken; since then, she has conducted applied research at The MITRE Corporation, Sun Microsystems Laboratories, and Dragon Systems. At Elsevier, her work has focused on semantic models, text mining, and other applications of language processing techniques to scientific, technical, and medical content.
Jason Markos
Jason started his career working in the field of SGML and XML, helping to deliver publishing systems to organizations as disparate as the UK Ministry of Defence and Routledge for the Encyclopedia of Philosophy. He has played an active role the development and adoption of international content standards including XLink and TopicMaps. For the last five years, he has been key part of Wiley’s global technology group leading key initiatives to deliver content and knowledge systems, helping to transform the way that Wiley delivers information to their consumers.
Guillaume Mazieres
Guillaume Mazieres has a global responsibility for growing TEMIS business in North America, as well as leadership for all marketing activities, including product marketing and corporate communication. His strategic mission is to successfully deploy TEMIS operations throughout North America and position TEMIS as the global market leader in Semantic Content Enrichment. Guillaume previously served as Global Vice-President, Sales and Marketing, based at TEMIS headquarters in Paris. Guillaume once held the position of Vice-President, Sales and Marketing for North America at LaCie Ltd., a data storage solution provider. Guillaume holds a Master’s degree in Management from Ecole SupErieure de Commerce de Toulouse (France).
Jason Wilde
Jason Wilde is Business Development Director for NPG, running NPG’s innovation process for projects and initiatives from concept through to
launch. Alongside this he oversees the publishing activities of the Nature-branded physical science research titles (including Nature
Physics, Nature Chemistry, Nature Climate Change and Nature Protocols) and NPG’s new Open Access publications Nature Communications and
Scientific Reports. Jason also oversees the ongoing development of the nature.com platform and its delivery of tools and services for
scientists. Jason joined NPG in 2002, initially working on medical titles before creating the Physical Science division of Nature research
journals in 2005. Jason began his publishing career at the Institute of Physics Publishing in 1998 where he was Publishing Editor, and later
Publisher, on their Applied Physics and Plasma portfolio of journals. Jason studied at Dundee University (BEng in Electrical and Electronic
Engineering) and Durham University (PhD in Molecular Electronics).