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New Tool Enables Powerful Data Analysis

January 8, 2009

mixing of two fluids A powerful new tool that can extract features and patterns from enormously large and complex data sets has been developed by scientists at the University of California, Davis, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The tool--a set of problem-solving calculations known as an algorithm--is compact enough to run on computers with as little as two gigabytes of memory. Full Story

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