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Using Big Data to Understand the Human Condition: The Kavli HUMAN Project

Okan Azmak, Hannah Bayer, Andrew Caplin, Miyoung Chun, Paul Glimcher, Steven Koonin, Aristides Patrinos
2015 Big Data  
To this end, we introduce the Kavli HUMAN Project (KHP), an effort to aggregate data from 2,500 New York City households in all five boroughs (roughly 10,000 individuals) whose biology and behavior will  ...  big data approaches.  ...  HUMAN PROJECT: BIG DATA & HUMAN CONDITION  ... 
doi:10.1089/big.2015.0012 pmid:26487987 pmcid:PMC4605457 fatcat:j3t24cgh3facbf4dsoiobbnifq

Opportunities for New Insights on the Life-Course Risks and Outcomes of Cognitive Decline in the Kavli HUMAN Project

Kenneth M. Langa, David Cutler
2015 Big Data  
The Kavli HUMAN Project (KHP) will provide groundbreaking insights into how biological, medical, and social factors interact and impact the risks for cognitive decline from birth through older age.  ...  In addition, due to its family focus, the KHP will measure the impact on family members, including the amount of time that family members spend providing care to older adults with dementia.  ...  networks to both daily biological and social stressors. 8 The intensive longitudinal daily data collection planned for the Kavli HUMAN Project (KHP) will provide new opportunities for ground-breaking  ... 
doi:10.1089/big.2015.0015 pmid:26487988 pmcid:PMC4605212 fatcat:uxcwbo6yzrea3ixsdbgrjpwmpu

Real-Time Assessment of Wellness and Disease in Daily Life

Dennis Ausiello, Scott Lipnick
2015 Big Data  
As KHP advances understanding of the bio-behavioral complex, it will seed new approaches to the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of human disease.  ...  By joining together an uncommonly wide range of disciplines and expertise, the Kavli HUMAN Project will advance measurement of behavioral phenotypes, as well as environmental factors that impact behavior  ...  understanding of the human condition.  ... 
doi:10.1089/big.2015.0016 pmid:26487991 pmcid:PMC4605128 fatcat:cbufgmenr5cbfbofgh2kezr5xq

Applying Big Data Methods to Understanding Human Behavior and Health

Ahmed A. Moustafa, Thierno M. O. Diallo, Nicola Amoroso, Nazar Zaki, Mubashir Hassan, Hany Alashwal
2018 Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience  
In addition, big data methods can provide unexpected results on subtypes of participants as well as better understand the nature of human behavior.  ...  There are, however, some exceptions including the World Values Survey, Math Garden, Kavli Human Project (Azmak et al., 2015) , as well as few recent studies (Kern et al., 2014; Youyou et al., 2015) .  ...  The use, distribution or reproduction in other forums is permitted, provided the original author(s) and the copyright owner(s) are credited and that the original publication in this journal is cited, in  ... 
doi:10.3389/fncom.2018.00084 pmid:30386225 pmcid:PMC6198277 fatcat:zmag5hifwzctznia47t52yhod4

Gaps between the digits

Romi Ron Morrison
2019 Information Design Journal  
Ever increasing computational power, combined with almost limitless data, has led to a turning point in the way artificial intelligence assists, judges, and cares for humans.  ...  I aim to hint towards a different field of relations and a knowledge politic premised on unknowability and the radical potential of the subjugated to foster new imaginaries of the human fluid enough to  ...  , a big data research project run by NYU's Institute for the Interdisciplinary Study of Decision Making and the Kavli Foundation and which aims to "map the human condition".  ... 
doi:10.1075/idj.25.1.05mor fatcat:7lnd4vhqwfddhgtvnzshppviyy

Grand challenges for global brain sciences

2016 F1000Research  
The group proposed the advent of The International Brain Station (TIBS), to address these challenges, and launch brain sciences to the next level of understanding.  ...  The next grand challenges for science and society are in the brain sciences.  ...  Indeed, many existing datasets will play a crucial role in seeding this project, including data from the Human Brain Project, IARPA's MICrONS project, and Z-Brain to name a few.  ... 
doi:10.12688/f1000research.10025.1 fatcat:phfb4rgvlbaajfdx7ifbrefezq

It takes the world to understand the brain

Z. J. Huang, L. Luo
2015 Science  
Acknowledgments We thank all meeting participants (see the supplement) for their contributions to the discussion, and W. Newsome, T. Bonhoeffer, W. Koroshetz, S. Hyman, G. Buzsaki, and Y.  ...  We acknowledge Suzhou Industrial Park for generously supporting the meeting.  ...  , spawn new industries and stimulate new economies, build foundational links from science to the humanities, and, ultimately, achieve a deeper understanding of what makes us human.  ... 
doi:10.1126/science.aad4120 pmid:26430110 pmcid:PMC4975723 fatcat:24iqswdk5jei5j5wx4nz2nzkpi

Nano-Bio-Genesis: tracing the rise of nanotechnology and nanobiotechnology as 'big science'

Rajan P Kulkarni
2007 Journal of Biomedical Discovery and Collaboration  
We also compare the National Nanotechnology Initiative and its successors to the Human Genome Project, another large-scale, government funded initiative.  ...  By the 1990s, there was a concerted effort in the United States to develop a national initiative to promote such research.  ...  Acknowledgements We are extremely grateful to an anonymous reviewer for extensive comments that helped to strengthen this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1747-5333-2-3 pmid:17629932 pmcid:PMC1976605 fatcat:6tb26psgfnbdvmsqn7ndpo4miy

Predictive systems ecology

M. R. Evans, M. Bithell, S. J. Cornell, S. R. X. Dall, S. Diaz, S. Emmott, B. Ernande, V. Grimm, D. J. Hodgson, S. L. Lewis, G. M. Mace, M. Morecroft (+8 others)
2013 Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences  
Human societies, and their well-being, depend to a significant extent on the state of the ecosystems that surround them.  ...  We present a proposal to develop the paradigm of predictive systems ecology, explicitly to understand and predict the properties and behaviour of ecological systems.  ...  This report arose from a Kavli Centre meeting sponsored by the Royal Society and organized by Matthew Evans, Ken Norris and Tim Benton.  ... 
doi:10.1098/rspb.2013.1452 pmid:24089332 pmcid:PMC3790477 fatcat:bb4k5zu54zayzcnfyo474gdakq

The New Century of the Brain

Rafael Yuste, George M. Church
2014 Scientific American  
Big science lights the way to an understanding of how the world's most complex machine gives rise to our thoughts and emotions By Rafael Yuste and George M.  ...  Just as the Human Genome Project spawned the field of bioinformatics to cope with sequencing data, the academic discipline of computational neuroscience could decode the workings of entire nervous systems  ... 
doi:10.1038/scientificamerican0314-38 pmid:24660326 fatcat:3nys52im4vhdrawcj3nm3qcx2y

Simulation and Visualization of the Positioning System of the Brain in Virtual Reality

Ekaterina Prasolova-Førland
2017 Journal of Computers  
The goal of this project is to investigate how simulation and 3D visualization in virtual reality can be used to make the human navigation system understandable for the broad public.  ...  While these results are of significant importance, the underlying concepts might be difficult to understand for non-specialists.  ...  Acknowledgment The authors would like to thank employees at the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience, NTNU, who provided valuable feedbacks during this project, as well as all the volunteers participating  ... 
doi:10.17706/jcp.12.3.258-269 fatcat:syoda4aqinfgri7mhi3agskagq

Report of the Kavli IAU Workshop on Global Coordination: Future Space-Based Ultraviolet-Optical-Infrared Telescopes [article]

Debra Elmegreen, Ewine van Dishoeck, David Spergel, Roger Davies
2017 arXiv   pre-print
Strategic planning is essential to explore possible partnerships and joint projects that otherwise could not be afforded, and to maximize their scientific return.  ...  The Working Group held a Kavli IAU Workshop on "Global Coordination: Future Space-Based Ultraviolet-Optical-Infrared Telescopes" in July 2017, bringing together scientific leaders from 17 countries to  ...  to continue the conversations and work ahead.  ... 
arXiv:1709.06992v1 fatcat:cxew7gfsrvcahiiaujo2twtc24

Spin Parity of Spiral Galaxies II: A catalogue of 80k spiral galaxies using big data from the Subaru Hyper Suprime-Cam Survey and deep learning [article]

Ken-ichi Tadaki, Masanori Iye, Hideya Fukumoto, Masao Hayashi, Cristian E. Rusu, Rhythm Shimakawa, Tomoka Tosaki
2020 arXiv   pre-print
The trained CNN models correctly classify 97.5% of the validation data, which is not used for training.  ...  Our attempt demonstrates that a combination of the HSC big data and CNNs has a large potential to classify various types of morphology such as bars, mergers and strongly-lensed objects.  ...  We thank the LSST Project for making their code available as free software at This paper is based on data collected at the Subaru Telescope and retrieved from the HSC data archive system  ... 
arXiv:2006.13544v1 fatcat:koh7jhqucbb4lcw56tqune4epe

The health condition in the Sami population of Sweden, 1961–2002: causes of death and incidences of cancer and cardiovascular diseases

Sven Hassler
2005 International Journal of Circumpolar Health  
In addition to the national health and disease registers, data from the Västerbotten County's Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Project, has also been added to the database (Weinehall et al. 2001 ).  ...  Applying the concept of acculturation as a meta perspective for understanding the health situation of the Sami population, is partly about using a new vocabulary to identify risk factors and health issues  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS AND REFLECTIONS This thesis is dedicated to the Sami of Sweden and if it in any little way could contribute to the improvement of the health or the living conditions of the Sami of Sweden  ... 
doi:10.3402/ijch.v64i3.18003 fatcat:ii3znt6yebdzvluaerjzqphequ

The Mobile Territorial Lab: a multilayered and dynamic view on parents' daily lives

Simone Centellegher, Marco De Nadai, Michele Caraviello, Chiara Leonardi, Michele Vescovi, Yusi Ramadian, Nuria Oliver, Fabio Pianesi, Alex Pentland, Fabrizio Antonelli, Bruno Lepri
2016 EPJ Data Science  
To date, a few large-scale studies have been designed to measure human behaviors and interactions using multiple sources of data.  ...  , etc., which are interested in understanding human behaviour.  ...  The implementation of the mobile sensing platform and the data collection process are the results of the work of the following authors: Mattia Pasolli, Silvana Bernaola, Andrea Cappellotto, Lorenzo Waldner  ... 
doi:10.1140/epjds/s13688-016-0064-6 fatcat:pfgtugyjefcsxm5baq2jhkgpim
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