Computer Sciences

AI predicts infant age, gender based on temperament

It's hard to tell the difference between a newborn boy and girl based solely on temperament characteristics such as the baby's propensity to display fear, smile or laugh. But once babies reach around a year old that begins ...

Machine learning & AI

Researchers psychoanalyse AI

We do not know exactly what is going on inside the "brain" of artificial intelligence (AI), and therefore we are not able to accurately predict its actions. We can run tests and experiments, but we cannot always predict and ...

Computer Sciences

Approximating a kernel of truth

By using an approximate rather than explicit "kernel" function to extract relationships in very large data sets, KAUST researchers have been able to dramatically accelerate the speed of machine learning. The approach promises ...

Computer Sciences

Can we trust scientific discoveries made using machine learning?

Rice University statistician Genevera Allen says scientists must keep questioning the accuracy and reproducibility of scientific discoveries made by machine-learning techniques until researchers develop new computational ...