Data-driven Neuroscience: Enabling Breakthroughs Via Innovative Data Management

Provided by: Association for Computing Machinery
Topic: Data Management
Format: PDF
Scientists in all disciplines increasingly rely on simulations to develop a better understanding of the subject they are studying. For example the neuroscientists collaborate with in the Blue Brain project have started to simulate the brain on a supercomputer. The level of detail of their models is unprecedented as they model details on the subcellular level (e.g., the neurotransmitter). This level of detail, however, also leads to a true data deluge and the neuroscientists have only few tools to efficiently analyze the data.

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