Scheme would make new high-capacity data caches 33 to 50 percent more efficient
21 hours ago
In a traditional computer, a microprocessor is mounted on a "package," a small circuit board with a grid of electrical leads on its bottom. The package snaps into the computer's motherboard, and data travels between the processor ...
Computer scientist demonstrates 30-year-old theorem still best to reduce data and speed up algorithms
Oct 19, 2017
When we think about digital information, we often think about size. A daily email newsletter, for example, may be 75 to 100 kilobytes in size. But data also has dimensions, based on the numbers of variables in a piece of ...
New techniques boost performance of non-volatile memory systems
Oct 17, 2017
Computer engineering researchers at North Carolina State University have developed new software and hardware designs that should limit programming errors and improve system performance in devices that use non-volatile memory ...
Machine learning: Experiment, learn, enjoy
Oct 13, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Now anyone can inch up close to machine learning. It's teachable in the form of an AI experiment "made with some friends from Google."
Chinese researchers find Google's AlphaGo smarter than Siri, Bing and Baidu
Oct 06, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—A trio of researchers in China has developed a system for measuring the intelligence of AI systems. They have also created a classification scheme meant to rank different systems. Feng Liu, Yong Shi and Ying ...
Bug-repair system learns from example
Sep 29, 2017
Anyone who's downloaded an update to a computer program or phone app knows that most commercial software has bugs and security holes that require regular "patching."
University team works on extract system to help keep tabs on civilians killed by police
Sep 25, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Incidents of people who died during police encounters from news reports can be read, so to speak, by an AI system.
System makes modifications necessary to transplant code from one program into another
Sep 20, 2017
Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed a new system that allows programmers to transplant code from one program into another. The programmer can select the code ...
Using Convolutional Neural Network to make 2-D face photo into 3-D wonder
Sep 20, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Oh my. Those who have sworn off 10-minute mental breaks that turn out to be 60-minute reveries had best avoid a fascinating new way to see how your face looks like in 3-D mode. A University of Nottingham and ...
Researchers use Wikipedia to give AI context clues
Sep 19, 2017
Walk into a room, see a chair, and your brain will tell you that you can sit in it, tip it over or lift it up, but you wouldn't even consider drinking it, promoting it or unlocking it. As humans, explains Brigham Young University ...