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Where did that sound come from? Computer model can answer that question as well as the human brain can

The human brain is finely tuned not only to recognize particular sounds, but also to determine which direction they came from. By comparing differences in sounds that reach the right and left ear, the brain can estimate the ...

Computer Sciences

Technique improves AI's ability to understand 3D space using 2D images

Researchers have developed a new technique, called MonoCon, that improves the ability of artificial intelligence (AI) programs to identify three-dimensional (3D) objects, and how those objects relate to each other in space, ...

Computer Sciences

Researchers develop a new language for quantum computing

Time crystals. Microwaves. Diamonds. What do these three disparate things have in common?

Computer Sciences

Artificial intelligence resolves riddle of animal swirling

A group of Skoltech scientists—Ph.D. student Egor Nuzhin, Assistant Professor Maxim Panov, and Professor Nikolay Brilliantov—applied artificial intelligence methods to explain an enigmatic natural phenomenon: animal swirling. ...

Robotics

Improving algorithms in drones to increase their usability

You have probably seen one flying above you at some point: a quadcopter, also known as a drone. These flying robots are becoming increasingly important in today's society, leading to stricter demands on their performance ...

Computer Sciences

Harnessing noise in optical computing for AI

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are currently affecting our lives in many small but impactful ways. For example, AI and machine learning applications recommend entertainment we might enjoy through streaming services ...

Computer Sciences

A language for quantum computing

Time crystals. Microwaves. Diamonds. What do these three disparate things have in common?

Computer Sciences

How well do explanation methods for machine-learning models work?

Imagine a team of physicians using a neural network to detect cancer in mammogram images. Even if this machine-learning model seems to be performing well, it might be focusing on image features that are accidentally correlated ...

Computer Sciences

When should someone trust an AI assistant's predictions?

In a busy hospital, a radiologist is using an artificial intelligence system to help her diagnose medical conditions based on patients' X-ray images. Using the AI system can help her make faster diagnoses, but how does she ...

Computer Sciences

Sorting out smart data

Might scoring the contents of scientific papers based on semantics and lexicon allow a representation of textual experimental data from scientific publications to be extracted? That is the question a team from France hope ...

Computer Sciences

Controlling complex systems with artificial intelligence

Researchers at ETH Zurich and the Frankfurt School have developed an artificial neural network that can solve challenging control problems. The self-learning system can be used for the optimization of supply chains and production ...