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Pushing boundaries with machine learning
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Machine learning (ML) is how a system learns and adapts its processes from the patterns found in large amounts of data. When we think of machine learning, some prominent examples come to mind. For instance, the way product recommendations on Amazon are eerily similar to Google searches you’ve done. The

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Artificial intelligence and fitness
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This article was originally published on Neoteric and is reproduced with permission. Artificial intelligence (AI) has revolutionized our lives in so many ways, and that includes the area of fitness, exercise, and physical wellbeing. Technologies previously available to sports teams, gyms, and personal trainers are now available on smartphones. AI even

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Data ScienceNews

Researchers from Harvard, NYU and the University of California San Diego have come together to set up the “Open Humans Network,” in an effort to let individuals share their personal health data to accelerate medical breakthroughs. Funding for the initiative comes from John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and

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Big Data

Here’s the second part of my roundup of companies that will be making waves in the big data world this year. Whereas in part one I focused on the giants of the industry, which have been around since the start, in this post I look at the newer names which

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Machine LearningNews

Pande Lab at Stanford University in collaboration with Google released a paper earlier this week that focuses on how neural networks and deep learning technology could be crucial in improving the accuracy of determining which chemical compounds would be effective drug treatments for a variety of diseases. A Google Research

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Healthcare

We’re a pretty suspicious lot here in the UK. Britain has the potential to be the world leader in Healthcare Big Data. We have (more or less) centralized NHS records dating back to the 1940s, and we have normalized personal data for each patient, which is far less fragmented than

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Machine LearningNews

A laboratory automation system that harnesses artificial intelligence (AI) techniques in order to glean and understand scientific data constant experimentation is called a Robot Scientist. Eve is such a Robot Scientist and if certain U.K. researchers have it right, then Eve might have stumbled upon a possible fighting chance against

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Data Science

The struggle in West Africa and worldwide to contain Ebola has led to numerous calls from doctors to aid organisations for better use of technology to curb the spread of the virus – whether it is the development of new ways to test for the disease, early-warning systems or methods

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HealthcareNews

Inovalon, Inc., the Bowie, Maryland located cloud-based analytics and Big Data tech provider for healthcare had filed for an initial public offering on the 30th of last month, according to SEC filing, thus becoming the first healthcare technology IPO of 2015. Inovalon is seeking $500M in an initial public offering,

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Rock Health, the full-service seed fund provider that supports startups working in health technology, has revealed through a year end study that 2014 saw venture funding for digital health companies surpass $4.1 billion, almost the total of all three prior years combined charting a 125% YoY growth in funding compared

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