Tag Archives: Medical Data

Improving Clinical Decision-Making with Big Data

An Interview with Peter Szolovits, MIT CSAIL Doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals have always had to “read” and respond quickly to often-imperfect data under stressful circumstances. What has changed over time is the volume and types of data that … Continue reading

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ISTC for Big Data 2016 Research Highlights

In 2016, ISTC for Big Data principal investigators, researchers and their students continued to break down the barriers to data analytics at scale, with creative new approaches and infrastructure software. Developments are being integrated into BigDAWG, the next-generation polystore architecture … Continue reading

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Rethinking Streaming: Correct State Matters!

by Nesime Tatbul, Intel Labs and MIT CSAIL; Kristin Tufte, Portland State University; and Stan Zdonik, Brown University Stream processing has largely been thought of as real-time analytics. Data enters the system as streams and analytic functions (aggregates) are computed on the … Continue reading

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ISTC for Big Data Researchers Present at NEDB Day 2016

ISTC for Big Data principal investigators and researchers presented a broad base of research at North East Database Day 2016, which was sponsored by Microsoft and held at MIT’s Stata Center in Cambridge, Mass., January 28, 2016. The 8th Annual North … Continue reading

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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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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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ISTC for Big Data: 2015 and Beyond

By Sam Madden, ISTC for Big Data Co-Director Happy New Year, ISTC for Big Data blog readers! It’s been a busy year here at the ISTC for Big Data.  In this post, I call out a few of our highlights … 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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Building a New Application-to-Hardware Management Stack for Big Data

The Intel Science and Technology Center for Big Data partners – Intel Labs and its seven participating academic research institutions – recently unanimously agreed to focus their research on a pioneering effort: creating a new application-to-hardware big-data management stack. Unique in industry … Continue reading

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