HI 6314 Knowledge Acquisition

(2 hours lecture/ 3 hours laboratory/ week lecture/ demonstration/ discussion)

3 semester credit hours/ meets part of advanced informatics component 

Prerequisites: HI 6302 and consent of instructor 

This course will focus on an understanding of the different forms of knowledge used in biomedical informatics.  Based on the type of knowledge, where the knowledge is located and how the knowledge is structured, the course will examine different methods to acquire that knowledge from the people and/or repositories that contain the knowledge.  The course will examine strategies to validate that knowledge and to create a repository for that knowledge.  A more detailed understanding of the repository can be found in HI 6302 Knowledge Modeling I.