Global scientific research project launched to improve understanding of the human brain

August 12, 2005 | Source: KurzweilAI

Seven member countries of the OECD’s Global Science Forum have launched the have set up the International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility to promote international collaboration among scientists and create new ways of sharing and analyzing data in the new neuroinformatics research field.

The project will promote international collaboration in the management of neuroscience data and associated knowledge databases, create new internationally agreed analytical and modeling tools, develop mathematical/computational models of brain function, and promote the development of standards, guidelines, ontologies and software tools to facilitate interoperability across multiple computing platforms.

Source: OECD Global Science Forum news release