Foundations of Biomedical Natural Language Processing (HINF 5610) - 3 credits

The course will provide a systematic introduction to basic knowledge and methods used in natural language processing (NLP) research. It will introduce biomedical NLP tasks and methods as well as their resources and applications in the biomedical domain. The course will also provide hands-on experience with existing NLP tools and systems. Students will gain basic knowledge and skills in handling with main biomedical NLP tasks. 

  • Spring 2021 (online, Canvas)
  • Spring 2020 (10:10-13:10 Fri, 1/21-5/4)

Foundations of Health Informatics II (HINF 5431) - 3 credits

An introductory course of health informatics, focusing on applications of informatics concepts and technologies. Topics covered include: health informatics research, literature, and evaluation; decision models; computerized decision support systems; data mining, natural language processing, and other emerging technologies for supporting “Big Data” applications; security for health care information handling. Lectures, readings, and exercises highlight the intersections of these topics with current information technology for clinical care and research.