CAFCW20 – Introduction: Sixth Computational Approaches for Cancer Workshop
TimeFriday, 13 November 202010am - 10:10am EDT
DescriptionNew computational opportunities and challenges have emerged within the cancer research and clinical application areas as the size, source and complexity of cancer datasets have grown. Simultaneously, advances in computational capabilities, with exceptional growth in AI and deep learning, are reaching unprecedented scales. The workshop focuses on bringing together interested individuals ranging from clinicians, cancer biologists, mathematicians, data scientists, computational scientists, engineers, developers, thought leaders and others with an interest in advancing the use of computation to better understand, diagnose, treat and prevent cancer. As an interdisciplinary workshop, the sharing of insight and challenges fosters collaborations and future innovations, accelerating progress in computationally and data-driven cancer research and clinical applications. A special emphasis for the 2020 workshop is the role of HPC and AI to address research challenges when data are limited by availability, variability and size as is frequently found in clinical applications and cutting-edge research activities.