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Computer Science

Matthew Spitzer

       I live in Rochester, MN with my wife and our 4 children. In addition to teaching, I work full time as a Sr. IT System Engineer at Mayo Clinic. My work unit is responsible for all the internal web hosting and content management within Mayo's enterprise. In my free time I love to fish. I hold an Associates degree in Computer Programming, a Bachelors in Computer Science, and a Masters in Enterprise Software Architecture.

Industry News

new algorithmNew algorithm identifies data subsets that will yield the most reliable predictions

 

Much artificial-intelligence research addresses the problem of making predictions based on large data sets. An obvious example is the recommendation engines at retail sites like Amazon and Netflix.
Tool to better visualize, analyze human genomic data developedA new, web-based tool that enables researchers to quickly and easily visualize and compare large amounts of genomic information resulting from high-throughput sequencing experiments has been developed by researchers.
New prosthetic arm controlled by neural messagesA new prosthetic system aims to identify the memory of movement in the amputee’s brain in order to manipulate the device. Controlling a prosthetic arm by just imagining a motion may now be possible.

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