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Computer Sciences

How complex is your life? Computer scientists found a way to measure it

Nobel laureate economist Richard Thaler famously quipped: "People aren't dumb, the world is hard."

Software

Face-recognition software that lifts the veil

Face-recognition technology is advancing apace and has applications in security and biometrics, marketing, education, criminal investigation, and many other areas. It can now not only recognize the person but can ascertain ...

Engineering

Smart microrobots learn how to swim and navigate with artificial intelligence

Researchers from Santa Clara University, New Jersey Institute of Technology and the University of Hong Kong have been able to successfully teach microrobots how to swim via deep reinforcement learning, marking a substantial ...

Machine learning & AI

Danish AI-driven political party eyes parliament

A new political party in Denmark whose policies are derived entirely from artificial intelligence (AI) hopes to stand in the country's next general election in June 2023.

Computer Sciences

New algorithm aces university math course questions

Multivariable calculus, differential equations, linear algebra—topics that many MIT students can ace without breaking a sweat—have consistently stumped machine learning models. The best models have only been able to answer ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Exploring the nuances of AI use in news production

Throughout the course of history, technology has continually transformed the news media industry—telegraph, radio, television and then the internet. Yet despite these evolutions, technology remained the medium and human ...

Engineering

Automation speeds the search for stable proteins

Harnessing the power of robotics and machine intelligence, researchers from Princeton Engineering and Rutgers University have found a way to design stable proteins in a fraction of the time of current state of the art. The ...

Business

Finding the company (or companies) of peers

People at school, places of employment and many other settings often consider it worthwhile to find a group of peers to work or socialize with. But it can also be useful to organize companies into groups of peers, says Manish ...

Machine learning & AI

Advancing dynamic brain imaging with AI

MRI, electroencephalography (EEG) and magnetoencephalography have long served as the tools to study brain activity, but new research from Carnegie Mellon University introduces a novel, AI-based dynamic brain imaging technology ...

Robotics

Robots learn household tasks by watching humans

The robot watched as Shikhar Bahl opened the refrigerator door. It recorded his movements, the swing of the door, the location of the fridge and more, analyzing this data and readying itself to mimic what Bahl had done.

Computer Sciences

A system to retrieve images using sketches on smart devices

Researchers at the SketchX, University of Surrey have recently developed a meta learning-based model that allows users to retrieve images of specific items simply by sketching them on a tablet, smartphone, or on other smart ...

Machine learning & AI

Applying fictitious AI to the real world

Seeing a world increasing its reliance on artificial intelligence, or AI, LSU Ph.D. candidate Zita Hüsing decided to take a closer look at AI through fiction. Using the fictional androids seen in the movie "Blade Runner," ...

Robotics

Robot dog learns to walk in one hour

A newborn giraffe or foal must learn to walk on its legs as fast as possible to avoid predators. Animals are born with muscle coordination networks located in their spinal cord. However, learning the precise coordination ...

Machine learning & AI

As AI language skills grow, so do scientists' concerns

The tech industry's latest artificial intelligence constructs can be pretty convincing if you ask them what it feels like to be a sentient computer, or maybe just a dinosaur or squirrel. But they're not so good—and sometimes ...

Engineering

Intelligent wireless walls for contactless in-home monitoring

Patient health care strongly relies on in-hospital situation and remote monitoring at home is very challenging. Various human activity recognition systems have been proposed exploiting sensors, cameras and wearables. However, ...