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 CSIR Fourth Paradigm Institute

(Formerly CSIR Centre for Mathematical Modelling and Computer Simulation)

A constituent laboratory of Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR).

Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.

Like weather, diseases can now be forecast


Bengaluru: Imagine a world where people don't fall ill, as the likely onset of the disease has been forecast. Too good to be true?

Scientists at CSIR Fourth Paradigm Institute (C-MMACS), Bangalore, who work on discoveries in various fields, are introducing a weather-forecast module soon. This high-resolution module promises to predict diseases likely to come up in future, well in advance. Currently in the validation stage, scientists want to scale up the module before introducing it nationally.

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Social media behind data explosion: Kalam

DNA reports:Former president APJ Abdul Kalam said social networking sites like twitter and Facebook are responsible for the biggest data explosion in the 21st century. He was speaking at the international conference on computational and data intensive science and Silver Jubilee Foundation Day celebrations of CSIR Fourth Paradigm Institute on Monday, where he was the chief guest.

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Optimisation of big data movement needed: Kalam

Express News Service - BANGALORE Reports: A vast quantity of data is being generated all over the world. Even as we read this, people are updating their Facebook and Twitter profiles, satellites are imaging the universe, computers are sequencing genes in laboratories and machines are recording results of experiments. What do we do with all this Big Data?

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