AI & ML COVID-19 Analytics

COVID-19 Makes Mobile Operators, AI and Analytics as Critical as Hand Sanitizer (Silvia Veronese, aithority.com)

As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the world, the first thing we all did, after rushing to the store in search of masks and isopropyl alcohol, was to crawl the Internet for information. And as the pandemic continued to grow, employees everywhere started receiving mandates to work from home, students switched to virtual learning and, in a […]

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Microsoft’s AI recommends lockdown strategies to curb coronavirus (Kyle Wiggers, VentureBeat.com)

A preprint paper coauthored by researchers at Microsoft, the Indian Institute of Technology, and TCS Research (the R&D division of Tata Consultancy Services) describes an AI framework designed to help cities and regions make policy decisions about lockdowns, closures, and physical distancing in response to COVID-19. They claim that because it learns policies automatically as a function of […]

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Experian Sharpens Focus On Developing A Game-Changing Offering Using Analytics And AI (Peter High, Forbes)

Shri Santhanam came to the world of AI and analytics first in serving clients as a consultant at Mercer and Oliver Wyman. Next, he co-founded OW Labs to make sense of client data, unearth hidden knowledge, surface insights where clients need them, and reinvent decision making, building up a team of roughly 100 in the […]

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AI (Artificial Intelligence) Companies That Are Combating The COVID-19 Pandemic (Tom Taulli, Forbes)

AI (Artificial Intelligence) has a long history, going back to the 1950s when the computer industry started.  It’s interesting to note that much of the innovation came from government programs, not private industry. This was all about how to leverage technologies to fight the Cold War and put a man on the moon.  The impact of […]

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Seat Pleasant rolls out telehealth system in COVID-19 effort (Sarah Wray, smartcitiesworld.net)

Seat Pleasant calls itself “the world’s first authentic small smart city” and has a high proportion of low-income and vulnerable people, making it an ideal launch location for the technology, which could be expanded nationally. The small community of Seat Pleasant in Maryland is the launch city for a telehealth system, which integrates with its […]

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How One Company Is Using A.I. to Predict Panic Over Covid-19 (Brit Morse, Inc.com)

The Coronavirus Panic Index applies artificial intelligence to human behavior in real time. From empty grocery store shelves to empty city streets, there are many visible signs of increased anxiety over the coronavirus crisis. But how much is this concern really permeating people’s lives? Dayton, Ohio-based behavioral analytics company Cognovi Labs has found a way to measure people’s emotional response toward Covid-19–in real […]

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Why AI might be the most effective weapon we have to fight COVID-19 (Ben Dickson, thenextweb.com)

If not the most deadly, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is one of the most contagious diseases to have hit our green planet in the past decades. In little over three months since the virus was first spotted in mainland China, it has spread to more than 90 countries, infected more than 185,000 people, and taken […]

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In a time of coronavirus, China’s investment in AI is paying off in a big way (Andy Chun, scmp.com)

In China, AI is being used to fight the virus on all fronts. With its ability to learn quickly, AI saves humans time in sequencing the genome of Sars-CoV-2, designing lab tests, analysing CAT scans and making new vaccines Artificial intelligence is typically presented in Hollywood movies as a human-hating robot in a doomsday scenario. […]

AI & ML COVID-19 Diagnostics

Artificial Intelligence Identifies High-Risk COVID-19 Patients (Jessica Kent, healthitanalytics.com)

Medical Home Network is using artificial intelligence to identify Medicaid patients who are most at risk from COVID-19. Medical Home Network, an organization serving patients in the Chicago area, is using artificial intelligence to identify individuals who have a heightened vulnerability to severe complications from COVID-19. For Medicaid beneficiaries who face challenges such as homelessness or lack […]