Second Annual Data Science Bowl Crowd-Sources Solutions to Transform Heart Disease …

MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Each year, cardiovascular disease causes more than 30 percent of deaths around the globe. In the United States, someone is diagnosed with the condition once every 43 seconds. Finding a way to enhance and expedite the diagnosis of heart disease requires the attention and support of public and private sector organizations worldwide. Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) and Kaggle today announced that the second annual Data Science Bowl will call on the global data science community to create a set of steps, or algorithms, to help transform diagnosis of heart disease. Through a partnership with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), participants in the 90-day competition will be given MRI images and asked to develop an algorithm to automate the measurements that are key indicators of heart disease.…


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