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AI tools against COVID-19: a view from where the rubber hits the road

A conversation on bias, speed and accuracy in AI approaches against COVID-19

June 23, 2020 9:11 PM UTC

Making machine learning an effective tool in the fight against COVID-19 requires broad access to data, scrupulous checks for bias, and strategies to balance speed and accuracy, according to researchers with AI-based diagnostics and literature-mining programs in a webinar co-sponsored by BioCentury and Life Sciences Washington.

Adaptive Biotechnologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ADPT) CEO and co-founder Chad Robins said the company’s work to rapidly characterize T cell responses to COVID-19 across thousands of patients “would not have been possible without machine learning.”...