Health Informatics

Information Retrieval: A Biomedical and Health Perspective

Authors: Hersh, William

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  • Provides detailed understanding of the theory, implementation, and evaluation of information retrieval systems in biomedicine and health
  • Covers basic information retrieval, but with a distinct focus on the biomedical and health domain
  • Defines where current applications and research systems are heading in digital libraries, and text mining systems   
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This extensively revised 4th edition comprehensively covers information retrieval from a biomedical and health perspective, providing an understanding of the theory, implementation, and evaluation of information retrieval systems in the biomedical and health domain. It features revised chapters covering the theory, practical applications, evaluation and research directions of biomedical and health information retrieval systems. Emphasis is placed on defining where current applications and research systems are heading in a range of areas, including their use by clinicians, consumers, researchers, and others.

 

Information Retrieval: A Biomedical and Health Perspective provides a practically applicable guide to range of techniques for information retrieval and is ideal for use by both the trainee and experienced biomedical informatician seeking an up-to-date resource on the topic. 

 


About the authors

William Hersh, M.D. is Professor and Chair of the Department of Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology in the School of Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) in Portland, Oregon.  He is an internationally recognized innovator and leader in biomedical informatics research and education.      

 

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Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • Foundations

    Pages 1-39

    Hersh, William

  • Information

    Pages 41-139

    Hersh, William

  • Content

    Pages 141-179

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  • Indexing

    Pages 181-223

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  • Retrieval

    Pages 225-259

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Information Retrieval: A Biomedical and Health Perspective
Authors
Series Title
Health Informatics
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-47686-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-47686-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-47685-4
Series ISSN
1431-1917
Edition Number
4
Number of Pages
XV, 413
Number of Illustrations
19 b/w illustrations, 29 illustrations in colour
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