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Machine Learning Unearths Unexpected Genetic Roots of Autism, Certain Cancers

By   /  December 26, 2014  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Marit Mitchell of the University of Toronto reports, “A Canadian research team led by Professor Brendan Freyhas developed the first method for ‘ranking’ genetic mutations based on how living cells ‘read’ DNA, revealing how likely any given alteration is to cause disease.”

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IBM Big Data Software Gives Researchers a Real-Time View of Carbon’s Impact on the Environment

By   /  November 21, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess According to a recent article out of the company, “IBM and the University of Alberta announced today they are using advanced streaming analytics software  to provide researchers with information to enable them to detect, visualize and predict subtle changes in the health of the environment in real-time. A group of Canadian and […]

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Twitter Lets Researchers Mine Through Its Data

By   /  October 30, 2014  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

IANS Live recently wrote, “[Twitter] has finally given access to its vast database to a selected pool of researchers to study tweets and find answers to a variety of issues.”

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MIT, UW Researchers Develop System that Can Solve Word Problems

By   /  May 8, 2014  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Alexander Saltarin of Tech Times reports, “Computer science researchers have developed a new computer system that has the capability of solving word problems automatically.”

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Stanford Researchers Develop Tool for Semantically Interpreting Medical Images

By   /  January 30, 2014  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Lia Steakley of the Scope Blog recently wrote, “A web-based tool created by researchers at Stanford enables physicians and researchers to better interpret the wealth of data contained in medical images by capturing information in a way that is explicit and computationally accessible.”

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Microsoft Research and the Machine Learning Future

By   /  January 2, 2014  /  Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Education  /  No Comments

Larry Greenemeier of Scientific American recently wrote, “Microsoft is also searching for a new chief executive for the first time in nearly 14 years, someone who can help restore at least some of the company’s former luster through skillful management and, perhaps more important, someone who has the ability to develop groundbreaking new technologies.”

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Big Data Can Help Find and Protect Endangered Species

By   /  December 11, 2013  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Elizabeth Dwoskin of the Wall Street Journal writes, “To find out whether a species is at risk of becoming endangered, scientists typically spend years painstakingly monitoring animals. Now, powerful computing systems are starting to disrupt that slow process, an influential environmental group says. Applying big data analysis to images from the rain forest, Conservation […]

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Researchers Forming Big Data Ethics Council

By   /  November 20, 2013  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Jordan Novet of Venture Beat reports, “Big data isn’t just something for tech companies to talk about. Researchers and academics are forming a council to analyze the hot technology category from legal, ethical, and political angles. The researchers decided to create the council in response to a request from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for ‘innovation projects’ […]

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Building a Disaster-Relief App Quickly with RDF

By   /  October 1, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Larry Hardesty of RD Mag reports, “Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and the Qatar Computing Research Institute have developed new tools that allow people with minimal programming skill to rapidly build cellphone applications that can help with disaster relief.”

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Library of Congress’s Big Data Challenge

By   /  January 15, 2013  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Brandon Butler of Network World reports, “The Library of Congress has received a 133TB file containing 170 billion tweets — every single post that’s been shared on the social networking site — and now it has to figure out how to index it for researchers. In a report outlining the library’s work thus far […]

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