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Computer Sciences

A computational shortcut for neural networks

Neural networks are learning algorithms that approximate the solution to a task by training with available data. However, it is usually unclear how exactly they accomplish this. Two young Basel physicists have now derived ...

Business

Builder of quantum computers opens research and development facility in Boulder

Atom Computing, a California-based startup that builds quantum computers, opened its largest research and development facility in Boulder on Wednesday.

Hardware

Scalable and fully coupled quantum-inspired processor solves optimization problems

Have you ever been faced with a problem where you had to find an optimal solution out of many possible options, such as finding the quickest route to a certain place, considering both distance and traffic?

Computer Sciences

Optimized plagiarism detection is 400x faster than conventional methods

In a world where so much information is so readily available to students, educators and student assessors must constantly fight against plagiarism. The time and effort required by an examiner potentially faced with hundreds ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

Bio-inspired localization system slashes power consumption

Inspired by barn owls, researchers have developed an innovative localization system that combines state-of-the-art sensors with a neuromorphic computational map based on resistive random-access memory (RRAM).

Computer Sciences

AI worse at recognizing images than humans

Researchers from HSE University and Moscow Polytechnic University have discovered that AI models are unable to represent features of human vision due to a lack of tight coupling with the respective physiology, so they are ...

Engineering

Powerful simulation solves vital physics problem

In one of the most intensive uses yet of the University of Florida's HiPerGator supercomputer, UF engineers have faithfully reproduced the turbulence and complexity of hot air rising along a wall—a previously impossible ...

Computer Sciences

Do trucks mean Trump? AI shows how humans misjudge images

A study on the types of mistakes that humans make when evaluating images may enable computer algorithms that help us make better decisions about visual information, such as while reading an X-ray or moderating online content.

Computer Sciences

Designing new quantum materials on the computer

How do you find novel materials with very specific properties—for example, special electronic properties which are needed for quantum computers? This is usually a very complicated task: various compounds are created, in ...

Computer Sciences

Neural networks make sense of complex electron interactions

Researchers from the Center for Materials Technologies at Skoltech have delivered a proof-of-concept demonstration of a neural network-driven method for creating a precise exchange-correlation functional interpolation, which ...

Computer Sciences

English bias in computing: Images to the rescue

So many languages; and yet English is allowed almost total domination when it comes to the AI technology Machine Learning (ML). If, for example, researchers are training a computer in grasping the content of a random text, ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

A computing in-memory system based on stacked 3D resistive memories

Machine learning architectures based on convolutional neural networks (CNNs) have proved to be highly valuable for a wide range of applications, ranging from computer vision to the analysis of images and the processing or ...

Computer Sciences

Watch how an AI system learns to play soccer from scratch

A team of researchers at Google's Deep Mind London project, has taught animated players how to play a realistic version of soccer on a computer screen. In their paper published in the journal Science Robotics, the group describes ...