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Research Highlights

"Public Science Insights: Rise of Digital Biomarkers and Role in Precision Medicine

With the rise of digital biomarkers, its role in precision medicine has become an important area of interest . . .

"Smart Cities, Big Data, and Communities: Reasoning from the Viewpoint of . . .

In what sense is a city smart? There are established entities defining this rich area of cross-disciplinary studies, and they refer to social, technical, economic, and . . .

"Infants Time Their Smiles to Make Their Moms Smile

The results of our analysis show that by the time infants reach 4 months of age both mothers and infants time their smiles in a purposeful, goal-oriented manner . . .

"Non-coding RNAs profiling in head and neck cancers

Cancer: The role of 'non-coding' genes Transcriptomic profiling of head and neck tumors suggests a prominent role for non-protein-coding genes in carcinogenesis.

"Launch of Data-Driven Music-Streaming Site: Musikipedia.org

CCS Postdoctoral Researcher Mohamed Sordo has launched Musikipedia.org, a powerful web application for analyzing and streaming music. Musikipedia stands at the forefront of music analysis . . .

"Identification of BRAF 3’UTR Isoforms in Melanoma

BRAF protein kinase is a crucial player in melanoma, as it belongs to the highly oncogenic RAS/RAF/MEK/ERK signaling pathway . . .

"UM Launches ‘MAP’ Digital Tool for Affordable Housing Needs

This project focuses on improving housing opportunities for residents of low- to moderate-income Miami neighborhoods . . .

"A Rule-Based Approach to Extracting Relations from Music Tidbits

Extracted relations are evaluated intrinsically by assessing their linguistic quality, as well as extrinsically by assessing the extent to which they map an existing music knowledge base.

"Mining library and university data to understand library use patterns

Library data are often hard to analyze because these data come from unconnected sources, and the data sets can be very large.

"Essentiality and centrality in protein interaction networks revisited

e-MDSets may provide a new method of evaluating the core proteins of an organism.

News and Events

“Big Data: A New Focus in Advanced Computing” Lunch & Learn, Friday 5/27/2016

“Big Data: A New Focus in Advanced Computing” Lunch & Learn, Friday 5/27/2016

This session will start with an overview of the big data technologies and the popular tools in big data collection, processing and analysis. It then presents the basics of Map Reduce . . .

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CCS participated in “Big Data Day” in Oderzo, Italy, Friday 5/20/2016

CCS participated in “Big Data Day” in Oderzo, Italy, Friday 5/20/2016

Is Big Data determining the end of theory? What criteria must be satisfied by data-driven hypotheses in order to govern the new thinking behind knowledge and development?

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The Role of EHRs, Digital Biomarkers, and Big Data, in Prevention and Diagnosis

The Role of EHRs, Digital Biomarkers, and Big Data, in Prevention and Diagnosis

With the rise of digital biomarkers, its role in precision medicine has become an important area of interest, something which is destined to continue due to Electronic Health Records (EHRs) . . .

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“Current Issues in Data Mining” Symposium offered insight

“Current Issues in Data Mining” Symposium offered insight

Data Mining is an area of computer science that studies the problem of discovering interesting or meaningful patterns in large data sets, and develops knowledge out of the discovered patterns.

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CCS Participates in eMerge Americas 2016

CCS Participates in eMerge Americas 2016

The Center for Computational Science gave two presentations at the cutting-edge technology and innovation event eMerge Americas held on April 17-19, 2016, at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

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Crunching Data at CCS

Crunching Data at CCS

While computer science studies the different components of computers and computer programming, computational science builds the interface of computing within the scientific discipline . . .

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UM’s Special Report on Climate Change

UM’s Special Report on Climate Change

The University of Miami’s Climate Change Special Report launched today . . .

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UMCCS & Yucatan State sign Agreement to create UM CCS for the Americas

UMCCS & Yucatan State sign Agreement to create UM CCS for the Americas

The focus of this collaboration will be a shared research and development infrastructure based on computational science, and research and innovation projects using that infrastructure.

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