The abundance of data in the life sciences and the widespread adoption of electronic health records have spawned a rapidly growing industry that works towards the proper management and intelligent use of biomedical data.
This course provides an introduction to semantic technology in biomedicine, providing a platform for understanding how computers are being used to communicate knowledge and integrate data in the health care and life sciences fields. Students will learn about current trends in the development of advanced biomedical software systems and acquire hands-on experience with several systems and tools.
- Mark Musen Professor, Medical Informatics
- Knowledge representation
- Controlled terminologies
- Reusable problem solvers
- Knowledge acquisition
CS106A, basic familiarity with biology