Tag Archives: algorithm

Booz Allen-Kaggle Competition Seeks Algorithms for Heart Disease Diagnosis; Josh Sullivan Comments

Booz Allen Hamilton and data science community Kaggle have launched their second annual competition that aims to encourage participants to develop algorithms that will work to help speed up heart disease diagnosis. Booz Allen and Kaggle will collaborate with the National Institutes of Health in the 90-day Data Science Bowl contest, …

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Leidos, USC Partner on Network Analysis, Computing Research Projects; Gulu Gambhir Comments

Leidos and the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering’s Information Sciences Institute have partnered for two research projects that seek to advance high-performance computing and network analysis. Leidos said Monday it will fund both projects through a five-year, $500,000 grant under the Strategic University Alliances Program. The program seeks to support science, …

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DHS Taps TCS for 2nd Phase Geo-Targeting Emergency Alert System Research

The Department of Homeland Security has picked TeleCommunications Systems to perform the second phase of a study to examine how geo-targeting methods can help transmit mobile-based emergency alerts to the public through algorithms. TCS has teamed up with ClearTalk Wireless to conduct field tests and validate theoretical concepts via the latter’s mobile network for …

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DigitalGlobe Strikes Geospatial Big Data Partnership With Intelescope; Adam Messer Comments

DigitalGlobe and Intelescope Solutions have forged a partnership that aims to help Intelescope’s forestry industry clients evaluate the health and volumes of commercial timber through the use of satellite imagery-based information. Intelescope will use the DigitalGlobe-built Geospatial Big Data tool to run its proprietary algorithms against large volumes of satellite imagery …

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SAS Develops Hadoop In-Memory Analytics Software; Oliver Schabenberger Comments

SAS has designed an interactive software product that uses analytics technology to explore and process volumes of Hadoop-based data. The In-Memory Statistics for Hadoop platform is meant to help organizations manage information generated through machine learning or statistical computing activities, SAS said Tuesday. Oliver Schabenberger, SAS senior director for analytic …

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Haywood Talcove, CEO, Government and LexisNexis Special Services, on Combatting Fraud at Scale, Rapid and Agile Devlopment & A Decade of Market Opportunity

Haywood Talcove serves as a leader in LexisNexis‘ risk solutions group as CEO, Government and LexisNexis Special Services Inc, leading all product management, market planning and sales efforts for government customers. Talcove joined the firm in 2008 from his previous post leading Juniper Networks‘ sales to all levels of government …

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Raytheon Subsidiary Embeds Cryptographic Algorithms In Thin Client; Ed Hammersla Comments

A Raytheon subsidiary has added cryptographic algorithms to its network access point product to help customers fulfill government requirements on data protection. Raytheon Trusted Computer Solutions has consolidated Suite B algorithms into its commercial-off-the-shelf Trusted Thin Client services, which work to grant users access to various networks from a single device, …

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