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Northeastern University and Mass General Hospital Increase the Accuracy, While Reducing the Diagnosis Time, for Breast Cancer Detection
Date:2/26/2008

ject with ISC, the NSF's CenSSIS, and by Mass General Hospital, which is known worldwide for offering the most advanced breast screening and treatment services available.

"The support from Northeastern has radically shifted this paradigm," said Richard Moore, program director for Breast Imaging Research and CenSSIS at MGH. "With this kind of performance, we can realistically rely on 3D methods that were out of the question previously. It's not just the speed, it's the exploratory freedom."

"We've been able to take a technology that had an enormous computational barrier and turn it into a commercially viable product by making its underlying parallel computing platform fast, easy and affordable," said Professor David Kaeli, director of NUCAR and thrust leader in CenSSIS. "The multi-dimensional imaging technique involves the processing of up to 15 high resolution x-ray images. This kind of application typically requires a very long time to carry out repetitive operations on large image matrices. Parallelizing these large datasets on affordable hardware can now achieve the performance required for real-world implementations." The parallelization effort was performed by Dana Schaa, a graduate student working with Professor Kaeli.

Kaeli said Star-P was a good solution for this challenge because it enabled his team of researchers to easily code algorithms using their familiar desktop environment, automatically transforming the application to run on parallel clusters. Star-P eliminates the need to re-program the applications in complex languages such as C, FORTRAN or MPI (message passing interface) to run on the cluster -- which otherwise requires arcane programming knowledge and months to complete.

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Interactive Supercomputing (ISC) launched in 2004 to commercialize Star-P, an interactive parallel computing platform. With automatic parallelization and interactive execution of existing desktop simulation appl
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