Prof. Buzhou Tang Gave a Talk at SRIBD

Created: Wednesday, 29 August 2018
Topic: Chinese Clinical Natural Language Processing: Research Status and Challenges
Time & Date: 16:00-17:00, August 10, Friday
Venue: Room 207, Chengdao Building
Speaker:  Prof. Buzhou Tang

     This talk consists of four parts: 1) a brief introduction to clinical natural language processing (NLP), especially for Chinese clinical NLP, will be given; 2) some studies on Chinese clinical NLP tasks, including clinical entity recognization and normalization, clinical entity attribution extraction, temporal information extraction and indexing, etc., will be presented in detail; 3) challenges in Chinese clinical NLP will be discussed ; 4) status of related communities will be introduced.


     He is an associate professor of the school of computer science at Harbin Institute of Technology, shenzhen (HITSZ). His interests interests cover machine learning, data mining, natural language processing, signal processing and medical informatics. Professor Tang has been awarded more than 10 research funds and has published more than 80 academic papers. He has ever participated in many international challenges as team leader and won them, such as CoNLL-2010, i2b2-2012, ShARe/CLEF-2013, SemEval-2014 and CCKS-2017.