Computer Sciences

Predicting terror activity before it happens

Data scientists have developed an early-warning model that can successfully predict how lethal a terror organization will become in the future based on only its first 10 attacks.

Machine learning & AI

A method to reduce the number of neurons in recurrent neural networks

A team of researchers at Queen's University, in Canada, have recently proposed a new method to downsize random recurrent neural networks (rRNN), a class of artificial neural networks that is often used to make predictions ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Drag-and-drop data analytics

In the Iron Man movies, Tony Stark uses a holographic computer to project 3-D data into thin air, manipulate them with his hands, and find fixes to his superhero troubles. In the same vein, researchers from MIT and Brown ...

Machine learning & AI

One step ahead of the burglars

A new machine-learning method developed by ETH scientists makes it possible to predict burglaries even in sparsely populated areas.

Automotive

Machine learning to optimize traffic and reduce pollution

Applying artificial intelligence to self-driving cars to smooth traffic, reduce fuel consumption, and improve air quality predictions may sound like the stuff of science fiction, but researchers at the Department of Energy's ...

Computer Sciences

Computers use social media data to predict crime

In a study published in the EPJ Data Science journal, the team of RMIT researchers show how location and activity data from users of the Foursquare app, when coupled with recommendation algorithms, allows us to predict crimes ...

Computer Sciences

Prescience: Helping doctors predict the future

During surgery, anesthesiologists monitor and manage patients to make sure they are safe and breathing well. But these doctors can't always predict when complications will arise.

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