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Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Watson and Brain Cancer Assistance

In IEEE Spectrum:  Watson: takes on the genetics of brain cancer.  The use of an 'AI' as an assistant is a good model, which we used often for related models.  The challenge will be to get professionals to utilize the capability usefully.  Human expertise molding the combination of data and analytics.  " ... Twenty patients with an aggressive form of brain cancer will have a new doctor on their medical team: the learned geneticist known as IBM Watson. In a collaboration announced today between IBM and the New York Genome Center, IBM's Jeopardy-beating AI will analyze the genomes of those 20 patients in hopes of providing insights for their oncologists.  ... " 

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