When Human Expertise Improves the Work of Machines
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When Human Expertise Improves the Work of Machines

Machine learning algorithms can sometimes do a better job with a little help from human expertise, at least in the field of materials science. In many specialized areas…

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Researchers aim to create AI companion for lonely seniors
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Researchers aim to create AI companion for lonely seniors

Computing scientists at the University of Alberta are taking the first steps toward chatbots that can express and respond to emotion during a conversation—including artificially intelligent companions that…

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Artificial intelligence could yield more accurate breast cancer diagnoses
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Artificial intelligence could yield more accurate breast cancer diagnoses

Researchers at University of Washington and University of California, Los Angeles, have developed an artificial intelligence system that could help pathologists read biopsies more accurately, and lead to…

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IDEMIA Identity & Security USA licenses ORNL advanced optical array
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IDEMIA Identity & Security USA licenses ORNL advanced optical array

IDEMIA Identity Security USA has licensed an advanced optical array developed at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The portable technology can be used to help…

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IDEMIA Identity & Security USA licenses ORNL advanced optical array
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IDEMIA Identity & Security USA licenses ORNL advanced optical array

IDEMIA Identity Security USA has licensed an advanced optical array developed at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The portable technology can be used to help…

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IDEMIA Identity & Security USA licenses ORNL advanced optical array
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IDEMIA Identity & Security USA licenses ORNL advanced optical array

IDEMIA Identity Security USA has licensed an advanced optical array developed at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The portable technology can be used to help…

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IDEMIA Identity & Security USA licenses ORNL advanced optical array
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IDEMIA Identity & Security USA licenses ORNL advanced optical array

IDEMIA Identity Security USA has licensed an advanced optical array developed at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The portable technology can be used to help…

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Toyota and Preferred Networks to Begin Joint Development on Service Robots that Cater to Market Needs
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Toyota and Preferred Networks to Begin Joint Development on Service Robots that Cater to Market Needs

Using Toyota’s Human Support Robot as a base, the two companies will accelerate development by sharing their respective technologies. Image: Toyota Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) and Preferred Networks,…

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Seeing How Computers “Think” When Answering Questions Can Lead to More Intelligent Machines
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Seeing How Computers “Think” When Answering Questions Can Lead to More Intelligent Machines

A holy grail of artificial intelligence is to build machines that truly understand human language and can interpret meaning from complex, nuanced passages. However, anyone who has tried…

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Understand Customers Through Demand-Based Analytics – with IHG, Vueling and Thomas Cook
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Understand Customers Through Demand-Based Analytics – with IHG, Vueling and Thomas Cook

Understanding what your customers want to buy, and when they will buy it, is key in the perishable and highly competitive business of travel.  And real-time is now…

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The FaceApp Scare: How Machine Learning Technology can put Your Identity in Danger
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The FaceApp Scare: How Machine Learning Technology can put Your Identity in Danger

We are currently living in the ‘mobile app’ age. Every other day, a new app comes into existence and makes everyone go gaga over it. The new apps…

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Team IDs Spoken Words and Phrases in Real Time from Brain’s Speech Signals
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Team IDs Spoken Words and Phrases in Real Time from Brain’s Speech Signals

UC San Francisco scientists recently showed that brain activity recorded as research participants spoke could be used to create remarkably realistic synthetic versions of that speech, suggesting hope that…

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Hackers Could Use Connected Cars to Gridlock Whole Cities
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Hackers Could Use Connected Cars to Gridlock Whole Cities

In the year 2026, at rush hour, your self-driving car abruptly shuts down right where it blocks traffic. You climb out to see gridlock down every street in…

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Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Home Energy Efficiency
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Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Home Energy Efficiency

Artificial intelligence is redefining what it means to be energy efficient in the home. At one time, energy efficiency was achieved simply by buttoning up, sealing cracks and…

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Emotion recognition: a computer system that knows how you feel
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Emotion recognition: a computer system that knows how you feel

Could a computer, at a glance, tell the difference between a joyful image and a depressing one? Could it distinguish, in a few milliseconds, a romantic comedy from…

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Innovative AI system could help make fuel cells more efficient
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Innovative AI system could help make fuel cells more efficient

An artificial intelligence system developed by a Cornell-led team has identified a promising material for creating more efficient fuel cells – a potential breakthrough in both materials science…

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Toyota Robots Help People Experience Their Dreams of Attending the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020
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Toyota Robots Help People Experience Their Dreams of Attending the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020

Toyota Motor Corporation, as a worldwide partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, aims to provide mobility solutions that go beyond providing official vehicles for the Olympic and…

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This is How to Get Chatbot Testing Right in the First Go
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This is How to Get Chatbot Testing Right in the First Go

In the current digital era, even computers can be termed as intelligent, for they hold the power to communicate with the users on behalf of a human. Artificial…

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Underwater gliders, robots improve hurricane forecasts
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Underwater gliders, robots improve hurricane forecasts

The models hurricane forecasters use to predict the paths of storms have become much more accurate in recent years, but they still aren’t great at accurately predicting a storm’s…

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Tiny Vibration-Powered Robots Are the Size of the World’s Smallest Ant
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Tiny Vibration-Powered Robots Are the Size of the World’s Smallest Ant

Researchers have created a new type of tiny 3D-printed robot that moves by harnessing vibration from piezoelectric actuators, ultrasound sources or even tiny speakers. Swarms of these “micro-bristle-bots”…

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New AI System Improves the Process for the Design of Materials Invisible to the Human Eye
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New AI System Improves the Process for the Design of Materials Invisible to the Human Eye

Developing metamaterials, or artificial materials with properties not encountered in nature, invisible to the human eye is an arduous and fairly inefficient process which requires much trial and…

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Robots could inspect bridges cheaper and more accurately
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Robots could inspect bridges cheaper and more accurately

Safety is incredibly important when it comes to infrastructure. Even small defects can cause damages amounting to millions and can even cause lethal accidents. This is why bridges…

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Deep learning algorithm solves Rubik’s Cube faster than any human
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Deep learning algorithm solves Rubik’s Cube faster than any human

Since its invention by a Hungarian architect in 1974, the Rubik’s Cube has furrowed the brows of many who have tried to solve it, but the 3D logic…

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SkyBiometry Updates Cloud-Based Face Detection and Recognition API with New Face Algorithm, New Capabilities and Higher Detection and Recognition Accuracy
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SkyBiometry Updates Cloud-Based Face Detection and Recognition API with New Face Algorithm, New Capabilities and Higher Detection and Recognition Accuracy

The SkyBiometry API can be used by developers and integrators for building a variety of applications, including user authentication, time and attendance, photo database management, marketing campaigns and…

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Open Images 2019 – Object Detection
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Open Images 2019 – Object Detection

Computer vision has advanced considerably but is still challenged in matching the precision of human perception. Open Images is a collaborative release of ~9 million images annotated with image-level…

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Goonhilly opens new data centre with green HPC platform for AI and ML compute on demand
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Goonhilly opens new data centre with green HPC platform for AI and ML compute on demand

Satellite communications innovator and space gateway Goonhilly Earth Station today opened its new data centre and flexed its eco credentials by launching a managed green HPC platform for AI…

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New Method Can Spot Failing Infrastructure from Space
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New Method Can Spot Failing Infrastructure from Space

We rely on bridges to connect us to other places, and we trust that they’re safe. While many governments invest heavily in inspection and maintenance programs, the number…

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New method helping to find deletions and duplications in the human genome
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New method helping to find deletions and duplications in the human genome

A new machine-learning method accurately identifies regions of the human genome that have been duplicated or deleted — known as copy number variants — that are often associated…

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Simple ‘smart’ glass reveals the future of artificial vision
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Simple ‘smart’ glass reveals the future of artificial vision

The sophisticated technology that powers face recognition in many modern smartphones someday could receive a high-tech upgrade that sounds — and looks — surprisingly low-tech.  This window to the future is none…

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Next generation of rovers comes to Poland
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Next generation of rovers comes to Poland

Almost 400 engineers from five continents will come to Poland in September to take part in the grand final of the international rovers competition ERC. The tournament will…

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Machine-Learning Algorithms Can Uncover Hidden Scientific Knowledge With Little Training
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Machine-Learning Algorithms Can Uncover Hidden Scientific Knowledge With Little Training

Berkeley Lab study finds that text mining of scientific literature can lead to new discoveries. (From left) Berkeley Lab researchers Vahe Tshitoyan, Anubhav Jain, Leigh Weston, and John…

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Do passengers prefer autonomous vehicles driven like machines or like humans?
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Do passengers prefer autonomous vehicles driven like machines or like humans?

Research finds that “peeking round” corners provides answers. The pods in the warehouse test. Image credit: University of Warwick (Click to open larger image) Passenger and pedestrian confidence…

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Artificial intelligence learns to recognize nerve cells by their appearance
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Artificial intelligence learns to recognize nerve cells by their appearance

Is it possible to understand the brain? Science is still far from answering this question. However, since researchers have started training artificial intelligence on neurobiological analyses, it seems…

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Predicting mineral deposits using AI
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Predicting mineral deposits using AI

A team from the University of Adelaide’s Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML) has come second in the OZ Minerals Explorer Challenge. The DeepSightX team’s analysis of mineral…

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Two-day course explores AI capabilities for business
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Two-day course explores AI capabilities for business

What do you get when you cross a creative thinker with an enormous amount of data? Key ingredients for harnessing artificial intelligence (AI), and the potential to arrive…

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Could prosthetic limbs one day be controlled by human thought?
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Could prosthetic limbs one day be controlled by human thought?

A simpler technique for detecting electrical activity in the brain could help unlock the power of the mind to direct the movement of prosthetics. For almost two decades,…

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Researchers teach robots what humans want
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Researchers teach robots what humans want

Researchers are developing better, faster ways of providing human guidance to autonomous robots. Told to optimize for speed while racing down a track in a computer game, a…

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WIMI Hologram AR Provides Bio-Simulation in Recreating the Underwater World
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WIMI Hologram AR Provides Bio-Simulation in Recreating the Underwater World

In the animation ‘PSYCHO-PASS’, the heroine can change the different decoration styles of the room according to her mood every day. Now these scenarios in the science fiction…

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Look, No Hands! NASA’s First Astrobee Robot “Bumble” Starts Flying in Space
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Look, No Hands! NASA’s First Astrobee Robot “Bumble” Starts Flying in Space

On June 14, a robot named Bumble became the first Astrobee robot to fly under its own power in space. Astrobee is a free-flying robot system that will…

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More Immersive VR isn‘t necessarily more Effective, Study Finds
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More Immersive VR isn‘t necessarily more Effective, Study Finds

Contrary to the common sense view that more immersive virtual reality (VR) environments provide better outcomes, a new study published in the journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking…

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