A computer science researcher at an Illinois institution is working on algorithms to help computers apply artificial intelligence to figure out what important answers are buried in big data — even though the users may not know what questions to ask. Shahram Rahimi, a professor at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, is working on a three-year grant specifically to develop software that could improve care and satisfaction rates among hospital patients. But the findings could have application in any number of segments that work with massive amounts of data.

Source: campustechnology.com


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