Robotics

A new design that equips robots with proprioception and a tail

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)'s Robomechanics Lab recently introduced two new approaches that could help to improve the ability of legged robots to move on rocky or extreme terrains. These two approaches, ...

Hardware

A deep belief neural network based on silicon memristive synapses

While artificial intelligence (AI) models are becoming increasingly advanced, training and running these models on conventional computer hardware is very energy consuming. Engineers worldwide have thus been trying to create ...

Hardware

A deep learning-augmented smart mirror to enhance fitness training

In recent years, engineers and computer scientists have created a wide range of technological tools that can enhance fitness training experiences, including smart watches, fitness trackers, sweat-resistant earphones or headphones, ...

Computer Sciences

Using a GAN architecture to restore heavily compressed music files

Over the past few decades, computer scientists have developed increasingly advanced technologies and tools to store large amounts of music and audio files in electronic devices. A particular milestone for music storage was ...

Computer Sciences

A deep learning technique to generate DNS amplification attacks

Deep learning techniques have recently proved to be highly promising for detecting cybersecurity attacks and determining their nature. Concurrently, many cybercriminals have been devising new attacks aimed at interfering ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

Fermi-level tuning to improve the stability of 2D graphene-based FETs

Two-dimensional (2D) semiconductors are a class of semiconducting materials with thicknesses on the atomic scale. These materials have numerous advantageous properties, including good mobilities at thicknesses below 1 nm, ...

Internet

Study traces the origins and diffusion of image memes online

Memes, images or videos with text overlays that convey funny messages to specific audiences are a well-known global phenomenon. As they tend to rapidly circulate online and become viral quickly, memes are also sometimes included ...

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