治疗仪

弗吉尼亚海滩—去年的诺贝尔医学奖被授予一项耗时44年、牵涉两个研究团队的发现。这项突破使新的诊断和诊疗成为可能,但如果说这样的洞见能够用计算机在几分钟而不是几十年内完成,你作何感想?最近出现的在英国和中东夺去九条任命的新型冠状病毒提醒人们,有时我们急切地需要新疗法。

基于不同的模型抽象,可能建立能设计新疗法的人工智能系统(AI)。该系统将给出惊艳的高效诊疗,因为它能以人类难以想象的方式理解疾病。这个概念听起来像是科幻小说:人人都知道AI并不特别聪明。

为了制造这样一种“治疗仪”,至少需要一项深远的创新:为整个系统建模的更加方法,该方法必须能为生物学和计算机科学带来新概念工具。

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