Kors, Jan


Position: Associate Professor Kors, Jan
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Dr. Jan Kors (1958, The Netherlands) obtained his MSc (1983) in Electrical Engineering at the Technical University Delft, and received his PhD (1992, cum laude) from the Erasmus University Rotterdam, for research on knowledge extraction for automated interpretation of electrocardiograms. He is currently Associate Professor in Medical Informatics. His research interests include biosignal analysis and interpretation, machine learning, and more recently, data and text mining for information extraction and knowledge discovery, in particular in the field of molecular biology.



  • Becker, B. F., Larson, H. J., Bonhoeffer, J., van Mulligen, E. M., Kors, J. & Sturkenboom, M. C. (2016). Evaluation of a multinational, multilingual vaccine debate on Twitter. Vaccine, . [More] 
  • LÓPEZ-GARCÍA, P., KREUZTHALER, M., SCHULZ, S., SCHERR, D., DAUMKE, P., MARKÓ, K. et al (2016). SEMCARE: Multilingual Semantic Search in Semi-Structured Clinical Data. In Health Informatics Meets EHealth: Predictive Modeling in Healthcare--From Prediction to Prevention. Proceedings of the 10th EHealth2016 Conference, pages 93. [More] 
  • Afzal, Z., Akhondi, S., van Haagen, H. H., van Mulligen, E. M. & Kors, J (2016). Concept Recognition in French Biomedical Text Using Automatic Translation. In International Conference of the Cross-Language Evaluation Forum for European Languages, pages 162-173. [More] 
  • van Mulligen, E. M., Afzal, Z., Akhondi, S., Vo, D. & Kors, J (2016). Erasmus MC at CLEF eHealth 2016: Concept recognition and coding in French texts. In. [More] 
  • Pons, E., Becker, B. F., Akhondi, S., Afzal, Z., van Mulligen, E. M. & Kors, J. (2016). Extraction of chemical-induced diseases using prior knowledge and textual information. Database, 2016, baw046. [More]