Symposium on Text mining for public safety and well-being

Posted by Bart Desmet on Oct. 1, 2014

On Friday October 17, 2014, LT3 organizes a symposium on Text mining for public safety and well-being on the occasion of the public PhD defense of Bart Desmet. Programme 13h30 Welcome 13h45 Introduction by prof. dr. Véronique Hoste 14h00 Kirsten Pauwels (CPZ, Suicide Prevention Centre) Suicide prevention 2.0 14h40 Dr. Maral Dadvar (University of Twente) Experts and machines united against cyberbullying 15h20 Coffee break 16h00 PhD defense of Bart Desmet Finding the online cry for help. Automatic text classification for suicide prevention. 18h00 Reception Location Het Pand Room Rector Blancquaert (top floor) Onderbergen 1 9000 Gent Map Registration Participation is free, but registration is required. Please confirm your attendance of the symposium, defense and/or reception by e-mail to We look forward to seeing you there!