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Department of Computer Science Seminar
2020 Series

Integrating EHR Data and Medical Ontologies for Predictive Analytics in Healthcare (presented in Cantonese)

Dr. William Cheung
Head and Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science
Hong Kong Baptist University

Date: December 14, 2020 (Monday)
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Venue: Zoom
(The password and direct link will only be provided to registrants)


The data analytics and artificial intelligence techniques, due to the wide adoption of electronic health records (EHR), have recently been explored with the objective to assist healthcare providers to make better decisions and deliver care of higher quality. EHR data is complex and contains structured and unstructured information of diverse types, including diagnoses, medications, laboratory tests, progress notes, vital signs, radiology images, etc. In addition, there exist different medical ontologies where domain knowledge is captured. In this talk, I will present how the ICU data and the ontologies can be integrated using data analytics and artificial intelligence techniques for related predictive analytics tasks. Some of our recent research works on enhancing the techniques for better performance will also be highlighted.

Dr. William Cheung is an Associate Professor and Head in the Computer Science Department, Hong Kong Baptist University. He received the BSc and MPhil degrees in electronic engineering from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the PhD degree in computer science from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He has served as programme committee members and co-chairs of a number of international conferences/workshops for areas including web intelligence, e-commerce, data mining, intelligent systems, etc. He is currently the Managing Editor of the IEEE Intelligent Informatics Bulletin.

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