Brain-inspired supercomputing system takes spotlight in IBM, US Air Force Research Lab collab
Jun 24, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—IBM and the Air Force Research Laboratory are working to develop an artificial intelligence-based supercomputer with a neural network design that is inspired by the human brain.
New algorithm generates folding patterns to produce any 3-D origami structure
Jun 22, 2017
In a 1999 paper, Erik Demaine—now an MIT professor of electrical engineering and computer science, but then an 18-year-old PhD student at the University of Waterloo, in Canada—described an algorithm that could determine ...
Tensor2Tensor library to speed deep learning work
Jun 21, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Google Brain Team's senior research scientist Lukasz Kaiser had an announcement on Monday, posted on the Google Research Blog, that translates into good news for those engaged in Deep Learning research.
Reducing video files to one-tenth their initial size enables speedy analysis of laparoscopic procedures
Jun 19, 2017
Laparoscopy is a surgical technique in which a fiber-optic camera is inserted into a patient's abdominal cavity to provide a video feed that guides the surgeon through a minimally invasive procedure.
Microsoft AI seriously at play with Ms. Pac-Man
Jun 16, 2017
Microsoft AI has won the maximum score of 999,990 points playing Ms. Pac-Man, surpassing the best human high-score record by four times. No human or AI has ever achieved this score.
Algorithm eliminates blurred images caused by shaky footage
Jun 09, 2017
Duke University computer engineers have designed algorithms capable of sharpening video blurred by a shaky camera. Newly integrated into Adobe's After Effects video editing software, the solution is bringing relief to tripod-less ...
The games people play smarten up AI
Jun 08, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—A team of researchers from Germany and the UK (RWTH Aachen University and Microsoft Research) have figured out how to give artificial intelligence a boost toward learning games at a faster pace. Just as we ...
A board, some marbles and kids get feel of how computers work
Jun 06, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Turing Tumble is a Kickstarter project that has taken off with much success. And the game has a mission. Paul Boswell designed it to teach kids about building mechanical computers. That is, it's a type of ...
Experts predict when AI will surpass humans in all tasks
Jun 02, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Big questions about humanity's future also merit a side question over humanity's future alongside machines.
Artificial intelligence predicts patient lifespans
Jun 01, 2017
A computer's ability to predict a patient's lifespan simply by looking at images of their organs is a step closer to becoming a reality, thanks to new research led by the University of Adelaide.