21 mars 2019

Mapping brain activity at scale with cluster computing

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Mapping brain activity at scale with cluster computing
Jeremy Freeman, Nature, 2014/09/09
O'Reilly published and then deleted a post by Jeremy Freeman describing this article. I'm not sure why it went down, but it was fascinating, as it described how scientists are mapping the hundreds of thousands of neurons in the brain of a larval zebrafish. Part of the focus (and the focus of the original scientific article) was on the need for large clusters of computers to perform what essentially amounts to big data analysis. More...

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