For her entry into the science fair, Wenger trained a statistical model to predict signs of breast cancer given nine features from the breast tissue samples as an input representation. Wenger used neural networks to train the develop the statistical model. — that is currently 99.1 percent sensitive to malignancy. As the first-place winner, she received a $50,000 scholarship. Wenger spoke about her software at the TEDx Atlanta conference in 2012, and TEDx CERN conference in 2013. In 2013, representing Out-of-Door Academy, she was a finalist in the Intel Science Talent Search and was awarded 8th place.
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