3 semester credit hours/meets part of advanced informatics competencies
Prerequisite: 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.