Top developer projects fighting on the front lines of COVID-19

Graph data science is an important part of the efforts to track the spread of COVID-19 and the movements of those who may have been infected. In response, database vendor Neo4j launched the Graphs4Good project, which uses the vendor’s graph database to research COVID-19.

The advantage of using graph data technology in the fight against COVID-19 is that it can connect large datasets from multiple sources, allowing analysis on a much larger level.

Graphs4Good “has helped several organizations tackle pandemic-related initiatives from contact tracing, to curtailing the spread of misinformation,” said Amy E. Hodler, director of AI and analytics programs at Neo4j.

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