Fredrik Palm

fredrik Palm

Fredrik Palm is working as a Research and development coordinator at HUMlab. Fredrik Palm has an Informatics degree and a teaching degree in History, Geography, Religion and Social sciences. Fredrik's role in HUMlab is to act a translator/broker between the needs of researchers and the potentials of information technology. The Textometrica-project (2011-) ( and the publication of the letters of Hjalmar Bergman (2011-) ( are small examples of such collaborative creation.

Fredrik is an expert in databases, GIS, visualization, web-development and have been working in HUMlab since 2001. Fredrik has good management skills and been involved in writing several research proposals in the EU frame programmes for Research and Development (FP6 and FP7).

Fredrik Palm initiated the proposal of the QVIZ-project and was the assistant project manager of the FP 6 project (2006-2008). See, where he coordinated technical development and work package leaders. Furthermore he has been involved as development coordinator in the BIOMAP (2008-2010), SHiPS (2009-2011) and the SEAD-project (2008-2013) and "Digital publication of Rock-Carvings at Nämforsen" (2011-2013).

Fredrik Palm is also involved in the DIABAS-project (2003,2010-2013) and ERC-founded project "Mapping the Jewish Sects of the Byzantine Empire" (2012-2013). He is also involved in the CITIZMAP-project founded by Vinnova (2011-2013) Fredrik Palm is also leader of a working group 2 "Visualisation" in Network for Digital Methods in the Arts and Humanities - NeDiMAH.(2011-2014)

Through these projects and collaboration with scholars Fredrik Palm is enabling a "meeting place" between Humanities and information technology where the knowledge from the different domains are needed.

Info page at my University, with update list of projects and presentations
Some presentations 1: HUMLab.ppt
2: DIABAS_ppt_ads.pptx
3: SMI_HUMLab.ppt
4: ships_ads.pptx
5: QVIZ , research impact other result
6: Facetted browsing of Rock carvings

HUMlab projects and prototypes

Digital språkatlas
Umeå stadshistoria Umeå stadshistoria
Hjalmar Bergman korrespondenser 1900-1930


Abstracting Query Building for Multi-entity Faceted Browsing
FQAS '09 Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Flexible Query Answering Systems
Dynamic query building - faceted browsing - multidimensional exploration faceted browsering, database management, visualisation of huge datasets
Integrating human dimensions of Arctic palaeoenvironmental science: SEAD – the strategic environmental archaeology database
Journal of Archaeological Science Volume 38, Issue 2, February 2011, Pages 345-351
Environmental change; Climate change; Environmental archaeology; Multi-proxy database; Research infrastructure; Palaeoecology; Multidisciplinary; E-science; Arctic
Crossing the Archival Borders
Crossing the Archival Borders,IST-Africa 2008 Conference Proceedings
Archival digital library, QVIZ, time-spatial visualization, contextualization, and interactive dynamic user interfaces.