Artificial Intelligence News for July 26 2017

Why should you care about artificial intelligence(AI)? Andrew Ng, Former AI Chief Scientist at Baidu

Why should you care about deep learning and artificial intelligence(AI)? Andrew Ng, Former AI Chief Scientist at Baidu. Andrew Yan-Tak Ng is a Chinese …

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Facebook (FB) is testing a virtual personal assistant partially powered by human beings to go up against offerings from Apple (AAPL), Microsoft (MSFT), Google (GOOGL …
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The recent win of AlphaGo over Lee Sedol–one of the world’s highest ranked Go players–has resurfaced concerns about artificial intelligence. Yes, IBM D …
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By scanning CT scans, this AI can predict who will die in the next 5 years

Deep learning AI could one day work as an early warning system to allow earlier medical intervention to patients. That’s because scientists from the University of Adelaide in Australia have used deep learning technology to analyze the computerized tomography scans of patient organs, in what could one day serve as an early warning system to catch heart disease, cancer, and other diseases early so that intervention can take place. Using a dataset of historical CT scans, and excluding other predictive factors like age, the system developed by the team was able to predict whether patients would die within five years around 70 percent of the time. “A patient’s risk of death is directly related to the health of their organs and tissues, but the changes of chronic diseases build up for decades before we get symptoms. By the time we recognize a disease is present it is often quite advanced. So we can take a known outcome, like death, and look back in time at the patient’s medical scans to find patterns that relate to undetected disease. Our goal is to identify these changes earlier and more accurately so we can tailor our treatment to individuals.” “We used a very small cohort of 48 patients in this study to show that our approach can work, but in general deep learning works better if you can give it much more data. We are collecting and analyzing a dataset of tens of thousands of cases in the next stage of our project.”
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