HI 6330 Biomedical Natural Language Processing: Methods and Applications

(2 hours lecture/3 hours laboratory/week lecture/demonstration/discussion)

3 semester credit hours/meets part of advanced informatics component 

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor 

This course will examine current natural language processing (NLP) methods and their applications in the biomedical domain. It will provide a systematic introduction to basic knowledge and methods used in NLP research and hands on experience with existing biomedical NLP systems. Students will gain knowledge and skills in various NLP tasks such as named entity recognition, information extraction, and information retrieval.