Princeton University
Computer Science Department

Computer Science 495
Special Topics in Computer Science: Medical Informatics

C. William Hanson M.D. 

Spring 2002


General Information | Schedule and Readings | Assignments

Course Summary

This course will cover topics pertaining to the use of computers in medicine, ranging from its historical roots to speculative projections. The course is intended for students with experience in computing and an interest in the application of computer science to a specific domain or with an interest in medicine as a career and some computing background. Some of the specific topics that will be covered include networking in medicine, artificial intelligence, privacy and confidentiality, PDA's, intelligent biosensors and devices, home health networks and robotics.

Administrative Information

Lectures: T,Th 1:30-2:50, Room: TBA

Doctor: C. William Hanson - 209 CS Building - 258-7726

Undergraduate Coordinator: Tina McCoy - 410 CS Building - 258-1746

Teaching Assistant: Amal Ahmed