BMI 5311 Foundations of Biomedical Information Sciences II

(web-based and classroom instruction)
3 semester credit hours/meets part of foundations competencies
Prerequisite: BMI 5310

This course provides an overview of theories and methods that are broadly applicable to all health informaticians. It gives students the theoretical and methodological background needed to pursue study in health informatics. The course begins with theories of information from computational, philosophical, mathematical, logical and biomedical perspectives.

Upon successful completion of the course, students will:

  • Represent biomedical data geometrically, probabilistically and as sequence state models.
  • Explain the advantages and disadvantages of different representational approaches.
  • Use open source software to process and analyze biomedical data.