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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 ...

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A language for quantum computing

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

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Competition sheds light on approximation methods for large spatial datasets

Organizing a global competition between approximation methods used for analyzing and modeling large spatial datasets enabled KAUST researchers to compare the performance of these different methods.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Major improvements in quantum fidelity

Researchers used Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Quantum Computing User Program (QCUP) to achieve major improvements in quantum fidelity, a potential step toward more accurate, reliable quantum networks and supercomputers.

Robotics

A new framework that could simplify imitation learning in robotics

Over the past few decades, computer scientists have been trying to train robots to tackle a variety of tasks, including house chores and manufacturing processes. One of the most renowned strategies used to train robots on ...

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The first AI breast cancer sleuth that shows its work

Computer engineers and radiologists at Duke University have developed an artificial intelligence platform to analyze potentially cancerous lesions in mammography scans to determine if a patient should receive an invasive ...

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Modelling the spread of viruses

New research published in the International Journal of Mathematics in Operational Research plots a new route for viral propagation in a computer network.

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Citizen science, supercomputers and AI

Citizen scientists have helped researchers discover new types of galaxies, design drugs to fight COVID-19, and map the bird world. The term describes a range of ways that the public can meaningfully contribute to scientific ...

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Novel way to perform 'general inverse design' with high accuracy

Researchers from the Low Energy Electronic Systems (LEES) Interdisciplinary Research Group (IRG) at Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), together with institutional collaborators, have discovered a ...

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New method to make AI-generated voices more expressive

Researchers have found a way to make AI-generated voices, such as digital personal assistants, more expressive, with a minimum amount of training. The method, which translates text to speech, can also be applied to voices ...

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Researchers offer future 6G network concept

In 6G Cognitive Information Theory: A Mailbox Perspective, published by MDPI in Big Data and Cognitive Computing on October 16, 2021, NIST and international researchers propose a "cognitive" 6G network—significantly enhancing ...

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AI helps with drug discovery

Drug-target interaction is a prominent research area in drug discovery, which refers to the recognition of interactions between chemical compounds and the protein targets. Chemists estimate that 1060 compounds with drug-like ...

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Model moves computers closer to understanding human conversation

An engineer from the Johns Hopkins Center for Language and Speech Processing has developed a machine learning model that can distinguish functions of speech in transcripts of dialogs outputted by language understanding, or ...

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Face detection in untrained deep neural networks

Researchers have found that higher visual cognitive functions can arise spontaneously in untrained neural networks. A KAIST research team led by Professor Se-Bum Paik from the Department of Bio and Brain Engineering has shown ...

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IT security: Computer attacks with laser light

Computer systems that are physically isolated from the outside world (air-gapped) can still be attacked. This is demonstrated by IT security experts of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in the LaserShark project. ...

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AI powers autonomous materials discovery

When a master chef develops a new cake recipe, she doesn't try every conceivable combination of ingredients to see which one works best. The chef uses prior baking knowledge and basic principles to more efficiently search ...

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Identifying fake voice recordings

Machines can use artificial intelligence to create photos or voice recordings that look or sound like those in real life. Researchers at the Horst Görtz Institute for IT Security at Ruhr-Universität Bochum are interested ...

Internet

Predicting political flux from emotional Twitter updates

Predictive analytics on social media has become an important tool and research in the International Journal of Data Mining, Modelling and Management looks at how it might be used to extract emotional context from the information-rich ...

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AI points the way to better doctor-patient communication

A computer analysis of hundreds of thousands of secure email messages between doctors and patients found that most doctors use language that is too complex for their patients to understand. The study also uncovered strategies ...

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Voice technology for the rest of the world

Voice-enabled technologies like Siri have gone from a novelty to a routine way to interact with technology in the past decade. In the coming years, our devices will only get chattier as the market for voice-enabled apps, ...

Engineering

Curve Light: A highly performing indoor positioning system

In recent years, engineers have been trying to develop more effective sensors and tools to monitor indoor environments. Serving as the foundation of these tools, indoor positioning systems automatically determine the position ...