Opinion article* published in The Conversation written by Pablo Moscato, ARC Future Fellow and Professor in Computer Science and Software Engineering at University of Newcastle; David Budden, Graduate Researcher at University of Melbourne; Hugh Craig, Professor of Linguistic Computing at University of Newcastle; and John W. Marsden, Research Assistant at University of Newcastle.

Shakespeare’s plays and cancer: two seemingly unrelated topics with an underlying common thread.

The techniques that computational linguistics and computer scientists use to analyse the Bard’s works are also used in cancer diagnostic procedures – and it’s all down to the quantification of subtle variations of attributes present in large amounts of data.

READ the full opinion article in The Conversation.

* Opinion pieces represent the author’s views.