News tagged with artificial intelligence

Scientists map what factors influence the news agenda

Computer scientists have analysed over a million news articles in 22 languages to pinpoint what factors, such as the Eurovision song contest, influence and shape the news agenda in 27 EU countries. This is the first large-scale ...

Dec 08, 2010
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Swarm robotics: Hop, jump and stick (w/ Video)

A swarm of flying robots soars into a blazing forest fire. With insect-like precision and agility, the machines land on tree trunks and bound over rough terrain before deploying crucial sensors and tools to track the inferno ...

Jun 29, 2010
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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 ...

Jul 19, 2011
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Artificial intelligence for improving team sports

Researchers at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain) are participating in a study to develop a system for evaluating sport performance through application of Artificial Intelligence techniques to automatically ...

Jul 12, 2010
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Want 'Watson' in the exam room?

Are you ready for Watson to join you and your doctor in the examining room? That could be the outcome of a collaboration under way between Watson's creators at IBM and experts at the University of Maryland's School of ...

Feb 24, 2011
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Digital revolution bypassing UK education

Teaching and learning in the 21st century needs to be 'turbo-charged' by educational technology rather than using technologies designed for other purposes, according to a new report developed by the Technology-Enhanced Learning ...

Jun 18, 2012
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