TDT4213 - Clinical Information and Knowledge


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Aggregate score
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment 70/100
Home examination 30/100 2 hours

Course content

The course will give knowledge and practical experience with methods and theory for extracting, reasoning with and maintaining clinical information and knowledge. Examples and laboratory work will as far as possible be related to ongoing national or international research or development projects. Particular topics are: Standards for storage and exchange of information and knowledge; Architecture for secondary use of health data; Methods for observation, development, evaluation and analysis of information, findings, interventions, processes related to biomedical and health processes and services; Encoding and representation of clinical knowledge and information; Methods for mining, learning, processing, analysing and visualisation of clinically relevant infiormation; Systems for clinical decision support.

Learning outcome

Detailed knowledge about representations, standards and encodings.Theoretical knowledge, and practical experience, in using and adapting various methods and theories. Practical experience with selected clinical situations, data repositories and systems.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, group project and programming laboratory.

Further on evaluation

Assessment consists of a final home exam (30%) and a group report (70%).

Retake exam may be changed to oral only.

Course materials

Research papers and reports.


Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2023

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Computer and Information Science
  • Health Science
  • Applied Information and Communication Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Medical Technology
  • Medical Computer Science
  • Computer Systems
  • Bioinformatics
  • Informatics
  • Information Technology and Informatics
  • Medicine
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Computer Science


Examination arrangement: Aggregate score

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Home examination 30/100



Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assignment 70/100



Room Building Number of candidates
Summer UTS Home examination 30/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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