Tag Archives: Data Sets

2015: Momentum, Moments and Memories

Greetings of the season from the Intel Science and Technology Center for Big Data.  As 2015 comes to a close, we thought we would share some moments and memories that were captured here in the ISTC for Big Data blog … Continue reading

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Pushing the Boundaries of Visual Interactive Analytics

  As the volume, variety and velocity of data grow, data analysts struggle with asking and answering big questions of the data – even with the availability of increasingly sophisticated data visualization tools. It takes far too long for analysts … Continue reading

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The Changing Landscape of Data Systems

By Anant Bhardwaj, MIT CSAIL* Everyone continues to chase “Big Data” ─ from businesses to start-up companies to academic researchers. To understand better the changing landscape of data systems, I spent the last few months trying to learn about every data … Continue reading

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Big Data in Transportation and Urban Planning

By Kristin Tufte, Portland State University, and Deena Platman, DKS Associates The Urban Planning and Transportation domains are undergoing a major change in data collection and usage. Two major factors contributing to this change are: first, a significant increase in … Continue reading

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ISTC for Big Data Researchers Present Work at NEDB Day 2015

ISTC for Big Data principal investigators (PIs) and researchers presented a broad base of research work at New England Database Day 2015, which was sponsored by Microsoft and held at the Stata Center at MIT in Cambridge, Mass., on Friday, … Continue reading

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Academic Collaboration: Accelerating the Practical Application of Research

By Jeff Parkhurst, Ph.D., Intel Labs The Intel Science and Technology Center Program is a series of research collaborations that pairs Intel with U.S. universities to identify and prototype revolutionary technology opportunities. The centers are designed to encourage closer collaboration … Continue reading

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Medical Big Data Workshop Draws Computer Scientists, Clinicians

by Vijay Gadepally, MIT CSAIL and MIT Lincoln Laboratory Computer scientists and clinical researchers gathered at MIT CSAIL January 13 to participate in a half-day workshop and brainstorm new data sets and software to improve data-driven diagnosis and treatment. The … Continue reading

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A Workshop: Unlocking the Power of Medical Big Data

On January 13, 2015, ISTC for Big Data researchers from MIT CSAIL will be leading a half-day workshop on using medical big data to improve medical diagnosis and treatment and to usher in a new generation of evidence-based medicine. The … Continue reading

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Medical Data and the Learning Healthcare System

By Tristan Naumann, PhD Candidate, MIT At the recent Intel Science and Technology Center for Big Data annual Research Retreat, Professor Peter Szolovits of MIT provided steps toward realizing the “learning healthcare system” described by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the … Continue reading

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Unleashing Big Data for Scientists

At the recent Intel Science and Technology Center for Big Data annual Research Retreat in Hillsboro, Oregon, researchers presented demos of two projects that will remove complexity and improve productivity for scientists using Big Data. Data Management as a Service with … Continue reading

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