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Klaus K. Obermeier
iotronics Corporation
Atlanta, Georgia

Klaus K. Obermeier is currently CEO and President of the Atlanta-based iotronics Corporation, a Web service automation and integration company for IP-enabled devices. In 2002, he raised 2 million Euro from a venture capital fund in Germany. He is an acknowledged authority on load testing, Web services, and natural language processing. He was the founder of SQLBench International, a load testing company based on statistical modeling and queuing theory of applications during the design phase. Segue Software purchased SQLBench in 1998.

He held the position of Vice-President of International Operations at Segue Software, Softblox, and IQ Software. He began his career as┬┐┬┐Principal Senior Scientist in man-machine interaction and artificial intelligence (AI) for Battelle Memorial Institute in Columbus, Ohio. He received his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University in linguistic cognitive modeling of temporal data for medical expert systems. He was granted an Inventor Award and Business Development Award from Battelle Memorial Institute for creating and taking to market a natural language interface for relational databases. He holds a Liberal Arts degree from The University of Regensburg, Germany. He has taught computer science courses focused on computational linguistics and AI.

His research interests include disruptive technologies for pervasive computing, with an emphasis on natural language processing and wireless devices. He is currently working on a Web services generator for IP-enabled devices based on emerging properties. Obermeier has written a book on natural language processing and AI, and has had several papers on expert systems published. As a Wittgenstein aficionado, he presented papers at international conferences and has published on subjects ranging from phenomenology and neopositivism to cognitive issues in touring test scenarios. He contributed numerous chapters to encyclopedias and trade journals on a wide variety of subjects. Obermeier is a current member and past alumnus of the Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) at The Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia.


Natural language processing systems for capturing and standardizing unstructured clinical information
Kreimeyer K., Foster M., Pandey A., Arya N., Halford G., Jones S., Forshee R., Walderhaug M., Botsis T.  Journal of Biomedical Informatics 73(C): 14-29, 2017. Type: Article

Clinical information could be the poster child for big data and artificial intelligence (AI). It encompasses large amounts of unstructured text, which has to be harnessed to be effectively used (1) by medical personnel treating a patient on the sp...


Prediction and inference from social networks and social media
Kawash J., Agarwal N., Özyer T.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 225 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319510-48-4)

Traversing the social graph of social media networks has become the holy grail for basic research into the human condition. This book contains in-depth discussions of how social networks (SNs) enable interaction between participants and insights i...


MySQL for the Internet of Things
Bell C.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2016. 335 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484212-94-3), Reviews: (2 of 2)

What if anything you touch generates data that needs to be monitored, stored, and potentially curated? How could you process the data, and what format should it be in? With the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT), this scenario has become reali...


Handbook on computational intelligence (2 vols.)
Angelov P.,  World Scientific Publishing Co, Inc., River Edge, NJ, 2016. 1000 pp. Type: Book, Reviews: (2 of 2)

Computational intelligence (CI) is a set of nature-inspired methodologies that, according to the editor, include “fuzzy logic (as a more human-oriented approach to reasoning); artificial neural networks (mimicking the human brain); evolution...


The art of scalability: scalable web architecture, processes, and organizations for the modern enterprise (2nd ed.)
Abbott M., Fisher M.,  Addison-Wesley Professional, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2015. 624 pp. Type: Book (978-0-134032-80-1)

Finally, there is a comprehensive deep dive into scalability as an all-encompassing phenomenon including people, products, services, and technology. Even better, the authors emphasize scalability as an entirely people-driven process, as opposed to...


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