Can mobile health interventions help the developing world?

Academy Member Ambuj Tewari, PhD, discusses the possibilities and challenges of delivering mobile health interventions at scale in the developing world. Posted 5/20/2016For the past ten years the Academy has been proud to host our annual Machine Learning Symposium. When the symposium launched in 2006, this subfield of computer science had already been around for a couple of decades, but there were few opportunities for those working at its forefront to join together, share ideas, and build new collaborations. In the, past ten years, as the number of massive data sets available to scientists has exploded, machine learning has become an incredibly important field that underpins much of the technology and systems we use every day-from search engines and social media, to financial analysis, to astronomy and genomics. Among the…


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