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DronePaint: A human-swarm interaction system for environment exploration and artistic painting

Researchers at Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) in Russia have recently developed an innovative system for human-swarm interactions that allows users to directly control the movements of a team of drones ...

Computer Sciences

DRNets can solve Sudoku, speed scientific discovery

Say you're driving with a friend in a familiar neighborhood, and the friend asks you to turn at the next intersection. The friend doesn't say which way to turn, but since you both know it's a one-way street, it's understood.

Computer Sciences

Supercomputer probes the limits of Google's quantum processor

CPQM's Laboratory for Quantum Information Processing has collaborated with the CDISE supercomputing team "Zhores" to emulate Google's quantum processor. Reproducing noiseless data following the same statistics as Google's ...

Robotics

A robot vision system that diminishes occlusions using mirror reflections

To navigate their surroundings safely and most effectively, robots should be supported by a highly performing computer vision system. One of the greatest challenges when developing computer vision systems for robots is to ...

Consumer & Gadgets

'Dislike' button would improve Spotify's recommendations

Spotify's whole business model relies on keeping you listening and being able to predict what songs you'll want to hear next. But Cornell researchers recently asked the question: Why do they still not let you vote down a ...

Computer Sciences

A framework to evaluate techniques for simulating physical systems

The simulation of physical systems using computing tools can have numerous valuable applications, both in research and real-world settings. Most existing tools for simulating physical systems are based on physics theory and ...

Computer Sciences

A way to spot computer-generated faces

A small team of researchers from The State University of New York at Albany, the State University of New York at Buffalo and Keya Medical has found a common flaw in computer-generated faces by which they can be identified. ...