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2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

BHI 506 - Decision Support and Intelligent Systems


Catalog Year: 2016-2017

Intelligent systems have made a significant impact on medicine and biology through their ability to expand human information processing abilities to infinity. This course gives students methods and skills to use and integrate computational intelligence systems in clinical and health settings for decision support in diagnosis, treatment planning, long-term follow-up, monitoring, quality control and insurance, preventative care, and education. Topics include evidence-based medicine, electronic clinical guidelines, Kowledge-based systems, decision-support systems, clinical knowledge management systems, knowledge representation, medical reasoning process, ontologies, reasoning under uncertainty, decision theory, machine learning, and nature-inspired computing.

Prerequisite: BHI 502 and BHI 503, or department permission
Credit: 3