Maria Skeppstedt is a postdoctoral researcher at
. She received a PhD from Stockholm
University in 2015 and a M.Sc. in Computer
Science from Royal Institute of Technology in 2002. Her previous research
in the Clinical
Text Mining Group
at Stockholm University
focused on negation detection and named entity
recognition in clinical text.
She is currently
working on stance detection, active learning and
distributional semantics in the StaViCTA
(STAnce in discourse using VIsual and Computational
Text Analytics) project.
In addition, Maria Skeppstedt has five years of experience as a systems developer at the
Swedish Social Insurance Agency (Försäkringskassan). She
is also a co-owner of Popab, which specialises
in walking canes, elbow crutches
and their accessories.