ML #17 - Healthcare Text Analytics and NLP with Mike Dow
Hosted by Mike Mastanduno
June 15, 2017 - 20min
While we are typically focused exclusively on machine learning, this week we will focus on text analytics, a related field that is quickly developing in healthcare using principles of feature engineering. We'll dive into an example of Natural Language Processing (NLP) and how these techniques may benefit the healthcare industry. We are looking forward to having Mike Dow, an NLP industry expert, joining us to talk about opportunities, challenges, and the future.
Links to Mentioned Materials:
- Video Analytics, Machine Learning Can Aid Mental Healthcare – HealthIT Analytics – Machine learning and video analytics can combine to create a clinical decision support aid for mental healthcare providers.
- An Algorithm Summarizes Lengthy Text Surprisingly Well – MIT Technology Review – Training software to accurately sum up information in documents could have great impact in many fields, such as medicine, law, and scientific research.
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