Thursday, May 10, 2018

NVIDIA: Take Two Algorithms and Call Me in the Morning

Data Science Bowl winners use deep learning to speed crucial step in drug discovery. Three, it turns out, is better than one. At least that’s how it worked for a trio of former rivals who teamed up to claim the just-announced top prize in this year’s Data Science Bowl. The fourth annual event focused on one of healthcare’s most pressing problems — the soaring cost and time needed to discover new drugs. A record-setting 18,000 participants battled over 90 days to deliver a deep learning algorithm to accelerate a crucial step in the drug-discovery pipeline: identifying the nucleus of each cell.