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Self-learning machines predict life and death

Mar 28, 2017
Dr. Ziad Obermeyer says the seriously ill want 'objective predictions about how long they have to live.'
"The impetus for a lot of my work is that machines can see the world and can see patients in ways that we cannot as doctors," Dr. Ziad Obermeyer says.
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