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from http://venturebeat.com/ 1089 days ago

Above: Jeremy Howard, right, founder and chief executive of Enlitic, at VentureBeat's 2013 DataBeat conference.

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The time has come for doctors to call on fleets of servers to spot hidden trends and anomalies in medical images as they diagnose patients.

That’s because today a startup called Enlitic launched. It’s building technology to assist doctors using an increasingly popular approach to artificial intelligence known as deep learning.

This style of computing involves training systems called artificial neural networks on lots of information derived from audio, images, and other inputs and then presenting the systems with new information and receiving inferences about it in response. Enlitic’s founder and chief executive, Jeremy Howard, wants to mine medical data with this approach and provide easy-to-use applications for health care professionals.

“The process of diagnosing you at least could be based on the approach of ...

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