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Robotics

WayPtNav: A new approach for robot navigation in novel environments

Researchers at UC Berkeley and Facebook AI Research have recently developed a new approach for robot navigation in unknown environments. Their approach, presented in a paper pre-published on arXiv, combines model-based control ...

Security

Researchers suggest medical AI systems could be vulnerable to adversarial attacks

A small team of medical researchers from Harvard University and MIT has published a Policy Forum piece in the journal Science suggesting that future medical AI systems could be vulnerable to adversarial attacks. They point ...

Computer Sciences

A new approach to discover visual patterns in art collections

Researchers at UC Berkeley and Ecole des Ponts Paris Tech have recently developed a deep learning approach for discovering recurring visual patterns in art collections. Their paper, pre-published on arXiv, will be presented ...

Machine Learning & AI

Brain-inspired AI inspires insights about the brain (and vice versa)

Can artificial intelligence (AI) help us understand how the brain understands language? Can neuroscience help us understand why AI and neural networks are effective at predicting human perception?

Machine Learning & AI

A new method for understanding ancient coin images

Two researchers at the University of St. Andrews, in Scotland, have recently developed a new machine learning-based method for understanding images of ancient coins. Their study, pre-published on arXiv applies computer vision ...

Machine Learning & AI

Clarifying how artificial intelligence systems make choices

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning architectures such as deep learning have become integral parts of our daily lives—they enable digital speech assistants or translation services, improve medical diagnostics ...

Machine Learning & AI

Tracking urban gentrification, one building at a time

A new deep-mapping computer model can detect visual changes to individual properties, allowing researchers to more-rapidly track gentrification within neighborhoods and cities, according to a study published March 13, 2019 ...

Machine Learning & AI

Will artificial intelligence be the future of music?

They may never be able to fill a stadium for a rock concert, but computers are making inroads in the music industry, capable of producing songs—and convincingly so—as illustrated at the South by Southwest festival in ...

Machine Learning & AI

A new way to calculate global intensive care unit mortality risk

A man with a history of cardiac arrhythmia is admitted to an emergency room in Virginia, with symptoms of chest pain and irregular heartbeat. Based on factors such as age, respiratory rate, blood pressure, and platelet count, ...

Computer Sciences

AQM+: A new model for visual dialog question generation

Researchers at Clova AI Research, NAVER and LINE, have recently proposed a new framework called AQM+ that allows dialog systems to generate context-relevant questions and answers. Their model, outlined in a paper pre-published ...