Reading comprehension: Alibaba model may get better marks than you
Jan 17, 2018
Take some soothing blueberry juice. Or dust off your worry beads. Or anything else you do for calm when you read about artificial intelligence beating humans in mind games. Here comes another.
Researchers in Japan are showing way to decode thoughts
Jan 15, 2018
Making news this month is a study by researchers the Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR) and Kyoto University in Japan, having built a neural network that not only reads but re-creates what ...
Eyes as a portal to cardiovascular risk factors
Jan 07, 2018
Researchers from Google Research, Verily Life Sciences, and the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford School of Medicine, are showing that the eyes have it in offering a portal to one's health status.
When all the world's a toaster, according to tricked AI
Jan 05, 2018
Image recognition technology can be duped by psychedelic stickers created by a Google team.
Google offers update on its human-like text-to-speech system
Dec 29, 2017
Google has offered interested tech enthusiasts an update on its Tacotron text-to-speech system via blog post this week. In the post, the team describes how the system works and offers some audio samples, which Ruoming Pang ...
Introducing Neural Image Assessment for judging photos
Dec 26, 2017
Surely computer software could not judge pictures the way we do? Attaching numerical scores to technical details is one thing, but don't we view with our hearts as well as our brains?
Novel algorithm enables statistical analysis of time series data
Dec 22, 2017
Whether it's tracking brain activity in the operating room, seismic vibrations during an earthquake, or biodiversity in a single ecosystem over a million years, measuring the frequency of an occurrence over a period of time ...
Machine-learning system finds patterns in materials 'recipes,' even when training data is lacking
Dec 21, 2017
Last month, three MIT materials scientists and their colleagues published a paper describing a new artificial-intelligence system that can pore through scientific papers and extract "recipes" for producing particular types ...
Auto-tuning data science—new research streamlines machine learning
Dec 20, 2017
The tremendous recent growth of data science—both as a discipline and an application—can be attributed, in part, to its robust problem-solving power: It can predict when credit card transactions are fraudulent, help business ...
Team reveals inner workings of victorious AI: Libratus AI defeated top pros in 20 days of poker play
Dec 18, 2017
Libratus, an artificial intelligence that defeated four top professional poker players in no-limit Texas Hold'em earlier this year, uses a three-pronged approach to master a game with more decision points than atoms in the ...