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Toward ‘Biologically Plausible’ AI

In the latest attempt at understanding the mechanism(s) by which machines learn, and AI researcher and a neuroscientist probed for similarities in the computational properties between deep neural networks and human brain Read more…

Algorithms Aim to Unclog the Skies

Researchers are churning out new algorithms initially designed to improve situational awareness in the sky while also helping pilots avoid dangerous weather and costly flight delays. Knowing where you are on the cloud Read more…

AI Partners Shift Driverless Cars into High Gear

AI investments and deployment for driverless vehicles are speeding up, with another auto manufacturer partnering with a computer vision startup and an autonomous vehicle specialist deploying Nvidia’s Xavier platform. Read more…

Drone Inspections Get an AI Boost

Industrial applications such as asset management and infrastructure inspection are among the roles being assumed by AI-based drones. Those aerial platforms are growing in sophistication with the addition of improved comp Read more…

‘Visual DNA’ Effort Looks to Outdo Deep Neural Nets

A new AI initiative aims to catalog about 1 million high-resolution images according to their “visual DNA” using supercomputer-powered vision and an emerging technique called volume learning. The Visual Genomes Fo Read more…

Drug Discovery Partnership Focuses on Deep Learning

Deep learning approaches continue to make inroads in medical applications such as drug discovery. Those AI applications are, in turn, creating partnerships among researchers seeking to accelerate medicinal breakthroughs. Read more…

Early AI Apps Seen Generating ‘Business Value’

The rise of AI is reflected in recent market forecasts that predict it will help enterprises develop new products and services around applications like automated decision making. Market analyst Gartner Inc. forecasts Read more…

Microsoft Beefs Up Bing With Intel FPGAs

Long-time technology partners Intel Corp. and Microsoft are again collaborating on an effort to advance deep learning capabilities in Microsoft’s search engine using the chip maker’s FPGAs. The partners said this Read more…

AWS, Microsoft Partner on Gluon AI Tool

Cloud services rivals Amazon Web Services and Microsoft are collaborating on a deep learning library designed to accelerate development of models used to construct neural networks. The open source project dubbed "Gluo Read more…

Baidu’s AI Algorithm Parses Video

China's heavy investment in artificial intelligence is beginning to bear fruit with a report of researchers at Baidu, the Internet search giant, winning a competition designed to test the ability of AI algorithms to reco Read more…

Beauty Contest Features Algorithmic Judges

It's often said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. That concept will be put to the test next year during a unique beauty contest where robots trained by deep neural networks will judge human contestants based on Read more…

How NVIDIA Is Unlocking the Potential of GPU-Powered Deep Learning

Companies across nearly all industries are exploring how to use GPU-powered deep learning to extract insights from big data. From self-driving cars and voice-directed phones to disease-detecting mirrors and high-speed se Read more…

How Baidu Uses Deep Learning to Drive Success on the Web

The Chinese Web giant Baidu is investing heavily in deep learning technologies as it seeks to drive intelligence from big data using high performance computing (HPC). From speech and facial recognition to language transa Read more…

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