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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 6.873J (Fall 2005) 
  • Course Title:
  • Medical Decision Support 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Health Sciences and Technology 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Lucila Ohno-Machado
    Prof. Staal Vinterbo 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • HST.951J / 6.873J Medical Decision Support



    Fall 2005




    Course Highlights


    This course features downloadable lecture notes.


    Course Description


    This course presents the main concepts of decision analysis, artificial intelligence, and predictive model construction and evaluation in the specific context of medical applications. The advantages and disadvantages of using these methods in real-world systems are emphasized, while students gain hands-on experience with application specific methods. The technical focus of the course includes decision analysis, knowledge-based systems (qualitative and quantitative), learning systems (including logistic regression, classification trees, neural networks), and techniques to evaluate the performance of such systems.


    Special Features




    Technical Requirements


    Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .r.

     

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