Machine learning & AI news

Automotive

Invention uses machine-learned human emotions to 'drive' autonomous vehicles

Americans have one of the highest levels of fear in the world when it comes to technology related to robotic systems and self-driving cars. Addressing these concerns is paramount if the technology hopes to move forward.

Computer Sciences

Turning a single photo into a video

Sometimes photos cannot truly capture a scene. How much more epic would that vacation photo of Niagara Falls be if the water were moving?

Computer Sciences

Using large-scale dataset experiments and machine learning to discover new theories of decision-making

A team of researchers from Princeton University along with one from Worcester Polytechnic Institute has developed a way to use large-scale dataset experiments and machine learning to discover new theories of decision-making. ...

Automotive

How artificial intelligence is changing the future of air transportation

A George Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science professor is working on an interdisciplinary research project funded by NASA that aims to design and develop a safety management system for electric ...

Computer Sciences

Facebook to launch NetHack Challenge at NeurIPS 2021

Historically, significant progress in the area of reinforcement learning (RL) has resulted from simulation environments in games such as Dota 2, Minecraft and StarCraft II. Unfortunately, these developments came with a taxing ...

Automotive

Humans are ready to take advantage of benevolent AI

Humans expect that AI is benevolent and trustworthy. A new study reveals that at the same time humans are unwilling to cooperate and compromise with machines. They even exploit them.

Computer Sciences

Faster holographic imaging using recurrent neural networks

Digital holographic imaging is a commonly used microscopy technique in biomedical imaging. It reveals rich optical information of the sample, which could be used, for example, to detect pathological abnormalities in tissue ...

Internet

Study shows AI-generated fake reports even fool experts

If you use such social media websites as Facebook and Twitter, you may have come across posts flagged with warnings about misinformation. So far, most misinformation—flagged and unflagged—has been aimed at the general ...

Computer Sciences

Improving the way videos are organized

At any given moment, many thousands of new videos are being posted to sites like YouTube, TikTok, and Instagram. An increasing number of those videos are being recorded and streamed live. But tech and media companies still ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Google aims to use AI to help recognize common skin conditions

Provided the many uses of AI for healthcare—from breast cancer diagnosis to better detecting tuberculosis—Google plans to use artificial intelligence to help users learn more about common skin conditions. When combined ...

Engineering

Envisioning safer cities with AI

Artificial intelligence is providing new opportunities in a range of fields, from business to industrial design to entertainment. But how about civil engineering and city planning? How might machine- and deep-learning help ...

Computer Sciences

Using machine learning to predict high-impact research

An artificial intelligence framework built by MIT researchers can give an "early-alert" signal for future high-impact technologies, by learning from patterns gleaned from previous scientific publications.

Engineering

Helping drone swarms avoid obstacles without hitting each other

There is strength in numbers. That's true not only for humans, but for drones too. By flying in a swarm, they can cover larger areas and collect a wider range of data, since each drone can be equipped with different sensors.