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Speaker Wendy Chapman, Associate Professor, Division of Biomedical Informatics, University of California, San Diego
Date Oct 26, 2012
Time 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm  
Location Siebel Center for Computer Science, Room 3405
Sponsor Presented by the Health Information Technology Center (HITC) and the Artificial Intelligence and information Systems (AIIS)
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Title: "Developing an Information Extraction and Visualization Toolkit"

Speaker: Wendy Chapman, Associate Professor, Division of Biomedical Informatics, University of California, San Diego

Live stream link: http://media.cs.illinois.edu/live/HITClive.asx

There are many barriers to developing NLP algorithms for clinical text and to applying NLP to clinical tasks. At UCSD, we are addressing some of the barriers through development of shared resources to assist developers in annotating text and evaluating NLP annotations. We are also developing shared resources to assist potential users of NLP in developing knowledge bases for particular clinical problems, in customizing NLP applications, and in visualizing the output of NLP annotations for clinical research and decision support. I will describe the Information Extraction and Visualization Toolkit (IE-Viz) we are developing to aid non-NLP experts in application of NLP to clinical tasks.

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