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Researchers develop an AI system with near-perfect seizure prediction.

…a pair of researchers have created…an AI system that can predict epileptic seizures with 99.6-percent accuracy. Even better, it can do so up to an hour before they occur…giving people enough time to prepare for the attack by taking medication.

Hardawar, D. (2019). Researchers develop an AI system with near-perfect seizure prediction. Engagdget.

The next step will be when the medication is delivered automatically based on the prediction.

By Michael Rowe

I'm a lecturer in the Department of Physiotherapy at the University of the Western Cape in Cape Town, South Africa. I'm interested in technology, education and healthcare and look for places where these things meet.