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New US-Japan collaborations bring Big Data approaches to disaster response

30 Mar 2015, NSF

'We're proud to collaborate with JST to address the global need for Big Data and data analysis for disaster management,' said Jim Kurose, head of NSF's Computer and Information Science and Engineering Directorate. 'Collaborative programs such as this one bring diverse perspectives and expertise to bear in mutually synergistic ways on critical problems that impact all of society. These are challenges that no single country can address in isolation'...


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