Using Big Data to Predict Mortality in ICU Patients

Today, Monday, August 25 at the 20th ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining in New York, ISTC for Big Data researchers will present a paper entitled “Unfolding Physiological State: Mortality Modelling in Intensive Care Units.”  The paper … Continue reading

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Towards a Common Programming Model for Big Data

By Bill Howe, Dave Maier, Kristin Tufte, Tim Mattson, Andrew Whitaker,* Brandon Myers, Daniel Halperin There has been a “Cambrian explosion” of big data systems proposed and evaluated in the last few years, but relatively little understanding of how these systems or the … Continue reading

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Effects of Latency on Interactive Visual Analysis

By Zhicheng Liu*and Jeffrey Heer, University of Washington One acknowledged benefit of using visualizations to explore data is to support interactive analysis at the speed of thought:  starting from a visual overview of the data, analysts can interactively drill down, filter and … Continue reading

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