After four rounds of the competition, Yaroslav Nikulin won the top prize of $50,000 in the validation phase of the challenge. Nikulin wrote an algorithm that reduced the rate of false positives by 5% compared with the existing state of the art, according to the company.
The next phase of the challenge will begin in mid-June, with teams working together to improve the accuracy of breast cancer detection algorithms.
Therapixel is a spin-off from research institute Inria of France.
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