Computer Sciences

Teaching machines to teach themselves

Are you tired of telling machines what to do and what not to do? It's a large part of regular people's days – operating dishwashers, smartphones and cars. It's an even bigger part of life for researchers like me, working ...

Robotics

Startup to train robots like puppets

Robots today must be programmed by writing computer code, but imagine donning a VR headset and virtually guiding a robot through a task, like you would move the arms of a puppet, and then letting the robot take it from there.

Computer Sciences

Machine learning: Experiment, learn, enjoy

(Tech Xplore)—Now anyone can inch up close to machine learning. It's teachable in the form of an AI experiment "made with some friends from Google."

Computer Sciences

City model created from images alone

ETH scientists have combined millions of images and videos into a three-dimensional, living model of the city of Zurich. The new platform has many possible applications—for example, it can analyze where and when pedestrians ...

Computer Sciences

Using deep learning to read images being processed in the brain

(Tech Xplore)—A team of researchers from several institutions in China has applied deep learning by a computer to the problem of reading visual imagery in the brain and then reproduced it in a 2-D format. A paper describing ...

Computer Sciences

Machine learning chip earns another feather in Google thinking cap

(Tech Xplore)—Google has said the TPU beat Nvidia and Intel. Let's explain that. There is so much to explain. TPU stands for Tensor Processing Unit. This is described by a Google engineer as "an entirely new class of custom ...

Computer Sciences

Scientists look to AI for help in peer review

Peer review is a cornerstone of the scientific publishing process but could artificial intelligence help with the process? Computer scientists from the University of Bristol have reviewed how state-of-the-art tools from machine ...

Computer Sciences

Music makers can enjoy an A.I. Duet

(Tech Xplore)—An artificial intelligence experiment has emerged of the most enjoyable kind: It is called "A.I. Duet."

Computer Sciences

Gamalon technology accelerates machine learning

(Tech Xplore)—This AI launch could signal a difference for the better. Cambridge, MA-based Gamalon is touting its approach to AI and machine learning and the claims are significant. To start, add this to your mountain of ...

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