Computer Sciences

AI: Agents show surprising behavior in hide and seek game

Researchers have made news in letting their AI ambitions play out a formidable game of hide and seek with formidable results. The agents' environment had walls and movable boxes for a challenge where some were the hiders ...

Engineering

A model for the origami-inspired folding of a tubular waterbomb

In recent years, research teams worldwide have been trying to apply origami-folding strategies to mechanical structures, as this could allow them to change their shape both rapidly and efficiently. A key advantage of origami, ...

Machine learning & AI

Clarifying how artificial intelligence systems make choices

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning architectures such as deep learning have become integral parts of our daily lives—they enable digital speech assistants or translation services, improve medical diagnostics ...

Robotics

Researchers explore what makes robots 'persuasive' to humans

A new study by researchers at the University of Toronto's Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering explores how robots persuade and build trust with humans. The research could guide the development of artificial intelligence ...

Security

Using game theory to model poisoning attack scenarios

Poisoning attacks are among the greatest security threats for machine learning (ML) models. In this type of attack, an adversary tries to control a fraction of the data used to train neural networks and injects malicious ...

Business

Spain says Nissan closing Barcelona factory

Japanese carmaker Nissan has decided to shut its factory in Barcelona where 3,000 people are employed after four decades of operations, the Spanish government said on Thursday.

Robotics

A bite acquisition framework for robot-assisted feeding systems

According to a survey released by the U.S. Census Bureau, around 12.3 million Americans require assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) or instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs), one of which is feeding. ...

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