Starting with good data is critical for medical applications of A.I. and machine learning. The messy nature of medical data, of the E.H.R., makes the task difficult. Garbage in begets garbage out — sanitized, pretty, color-coded garbage, but garbage nonetheless. Advances in pattern recognition applied to X-rays and CT scans and retinal scans will be
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Do Plants Have “Memory”? A new paper by Bédécarrats et al. (2018) is the latest entry into the iconoclastic hullabaloo claiming a non-synaptic basis for learning and memory. In short, “RNA extracted from the central nervous system of Aplysia given long-term sensitization training induced sensitization when injected into untrained animals...” The results support the minority
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Sunday afternoon, President Trump tweeted an extraordinary threat —extraordinary even by the standards of Donald Trump’s norm-busting use of Twitter and abusive conduct towards the Justice Department and federal investigations: “I hereby demand, and will do so officially tomorrow, that the Department of Justice look into whether or not the FBI/DOJ infiltrated or surveilled the
Scholarly articles have a wealth of data that can be drawn from for use with AI. Source: If Data's The New Oil, These Publishers Have Deep Wells