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NLP@UCSF: Applications of NLP in Radiology

November 4, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

This presentation will explore how Natural Language Processing can be used to extract information from reports in radiology, from breast density extraction in structured text to brain tumor characteristics in unstructured descriptions. The use of regex, cTAKES, and LSTM-based models will be highlighted.

Here are some optional pre-reading materials to brush up on topics related to this presentation:

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What is NLP@UCSF?

Are you curious about how natural language processing (NLP) can be applied in healthcare, clinical, and biomedical research? NLP@UCSF brings together learners, users, and doers to share and discuss NLP applications in medicine.

We meet each month via Zoom. Our community welcomes people of all backgrounds and skill levels, and all are welcome to attend and join the conversation! Check out our website to see upcoming meetups or access recordings from previous sessions. You can also join our Slack channel to stay connected with the community.



November 4, 2021
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm


Zoom Only
United States