New mathematical model to enable web searches for meaning
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new theory of meaning has the potential to revolutionise many artificial intelligence technologies and enable web searches that interpret the meaning of queries, according to its developer, a computer scientist ...
NRL researchers produce award-winning AI video
Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) scientists recently won the "Best Educational Video" award at the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence's (AAAI) annual conference held in San Francisco.
Keeping tabs on Skynet
(PhysOrg.com) -- In line with the predictions of science fiction, computers are getting smarter. Now, scientists are on the way to devising a test to ascertain how close Artificial Intelligence (AI) is coming ...
Engineers find leaky pipes with Artificial Intelligence
University of Exeter engineers have pioneered new methods for detecting leaky pipes and identifying flood risks with technologies normally used for computer game graphics and Artificial Intelligence.
Chatty robots go viral on YouTube
(PhysOrg.com) -- An online chat between two robots set up by Cornell students is entertaining the nation.
'Endless Forms' uses the Web to breed 3-D printable objects
Just like generations of plants and animals evolve in nature, Cornell engineers are allowing anyone online to guide the evolution of printable, three-dimensional objects, aiming to revolutionize the design ...
Stanford Artificial Intelligence course draws avalanche of sign-ups
Computers will be able to tell social traits from the face
Researchers have developed new computational tools that help computers determine whether faces fall into categories like attractive or threatening, according to a recent paper published in the journal PLoS ONE. Mario Rojas ...
Free computer science courses, new teaching technology reinvent online education
Stanford Engineering professors are offering three of the schools most popular computer science courses for free online this fall, and at the same time launching an experiment that could transform the ...
AviCoS replaces vehicle owner's manuals
The avatar is displayed on the monitor of the Audi Mulitmedia Interface that comes standard in all new Audi models. The virtual figure understands complete sentences. Using artificial intelligence, AviCoS ...
Researchers create the first artificial neural network out of DNA
Artificial intelligence has been the inspiration for countless books and movies, as well as the aspiration of countless scientists and engineers. Researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) ...
UT Austin Villa wins World RoboCup championships in 3-D simulation
UT Austin Villa, a team of programmers led by University of Texas at Austin computer scientists Peter Stone and Patrick MacAlpine, has won the 2011 RoboCupSoccer championships in the 3-D simulation division.
Teaching robots to identify human activities
(PhysOrg.com) -- If we someday live in "smart houses" or have personal robots to help around the home and office, they will need to be aware of what humans are doing. You don't remind grandpa to take his arthritis ...
Fewer verbs and nouns in financial reporting could predict stock market bubble, study shows
When the language used by financial analysts and reporters becomes increasingly similar the stock market may be overheated, say scientists.