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BIOI4340 Text Mining in the Biomedical Domain 3 ECTS
Organised by
Person in charge
Filip Ginter

Learning outcomes

The course reviews common applications of text mining methods in the biomedical domain from a user perspective. The objective is to become acquainted with this relatively new research area within bioinformatics.


Literature and ontology resources, text retrieval, information extraction, adaptation of text mining to the biomedical domain.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 2 h 0 h
Independent work 40 h 0 h

Self-study based course with moderated discussion on Moodle.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Oral exam
  • In English
Oral exam

Self study followed by oral examination.



Recommended year of study

2. year

Study materials

Ananiadou, Sophia - McNaught, John: Text mining for biology and biomedicine, 2005, ISBN 978-1580539845.


Belongs to following study modules

Department of Future Technologies
Department of Future Technologies
Department of Future Technologies
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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Department of Future Technologies
DP in Computer Science
DP in Electr. and Communication Technology
Finnish Study Modules