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Information Retrieval: A Biomedical and Health Perspective

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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

Part of the book series: Health Informatics (HI)

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Table of contents (9 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv
  2. Foundations

    • William Hersh
    Pages 1-39
  3. Information

    • William Hersh
    Pages 41-139
  4. Content

    • William Hersh
    Pages 141-179
  5. Indexing

    • William Hersh
    Pages 181-223
  6. Retrieval

    • William Hersh
    Pages 225-259
  7. Access

    • William Hersh
    Pages 261-287
  8. Evaluation

    • William Hersh
    Pages 289-335
  9. Research

    • William Hersh
    Pages 337-405
  10. Correction to: Retrieval

    • William Hersh
    Pages C1-C1Open Access
  11. Back Matter

    Pages 407-413

About this book

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.            

 


Keywords

  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Suchmaschinen
  • computer
  • database
  • electronic publishing
  • evaluation
  • hospital
  • information retrieval
  • information technology
  • technology
  • time

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, USA

    William Hersh

About the author

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.              

 

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Information Retrieval: A Biomedical and Health Perspective

  • Authors: William Hersh

  • Series Title: Health Informatics

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-47686-1

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Medicine (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-030-47685-4

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-030-47688-5

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-47686-1

  • Series ISSN: 1431-1917

  • Series E-ISSN: 2197-3741

  • Edition Number: 4

  • Number of Pages: XV, 413

  • Number of Illustrations: 19 b/w illustrations, 29 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Health Informatics, Bioinformatics, Public Health

Buying options

eBook USD 29.99 USD 59.99
50% discount Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-030-47686-1
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 39.99 USD 74.99
47% discount Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 59.99 USD 109.99
45% discount Price excludes VAT (USA)