Data Science Bowl – Lung Cancer Challenge

One year ago, the office of the U.S. Vice President spearheaded a bold new initiative, the Cancer Moonshot, to make a decade’s worth of progress in cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment in just 5 years. In 2017, the Data Science Bowl will be a critical milestone in support of the Cancer Moonshot by convening the data science and medical communities to develop lung cancer detection algorithms. Using a data set of thousands of high-resolution lung scans provided by the National Cancer Institute, participants will develop algorithms that accurately determine when…

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Big Data in Paris

This week we had the pleasure to attend the “Big Data” conference in Paris, at “Centre des conventions”. With 13000 visitors and 200 presenters, this year’s conferences have been a real success. We have seen the big names(Facebook, Google, Microsoft, SAP) but also over 30 start-ups in ML. The conference addresses the market of 500ME estimated in France actually(ATOS/IDC study), and pave the way for the estimated 18.5BE market predicted for 2021. You can find more on www.bigdataparis.com  

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