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Master of Science (MS) in Computer Science


Computer Science


"Medicine is an essential part of many people's health and wellbeing . However, drugs sometimes cause symptoms, many of which have yet to be associated to a drug or combination of drugs. Mining patient data allows unknown associations between drugs and symptoms to be discovered. General-purpose GPU computing is the next evolution in processing architectures; utilization of this massively parallel processor towards drug data mining will accelerate the research and discovery of drug-symptom associations that will save money and lives"--Leaf iv.