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Microsoft, Taiwan AI Labs collaborate for genetic analysis

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and have collaborated and unveiled -- an (AI)-based genetic analysis platform -- using Azure Cloud and storage capabilities.

The platform uses AI to process, analyse and draw inferences from vast amounts of medical and genetic data provided by patients and hospitals, reported late on Friday.

The tech giant noted that could decrease human error by helping the doctors to predict efficiently.

"The platform also uses a model known as precision medicine which is a medical model that provides customised and treatments. The model uses a patient's genetic analysis and relies heavily on such as the AI and (ML) algorithm," the report added.

Ethan Tu, of Taiwan AI Labs, said that can help the nation to build a world-class ecology for the precision medicine industry, according to

As part of the partnership, would also use Azure to store huge quantities of processed genetic data.



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First Published: Sat, December 29 2018. 16:20 IST