Forget the Turing and Lovelace tests on artificial intelligence: I want to see a robot pass the Frampton Test.
Researchers from the School of Interactive Computing and the Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines developed a new method that teaches computers to "see" and understand what humans do in a typical day.
Human learning is a complex, sometimes mysterious process. Most of us have had experiences where we have struggled to learn something new, but also times when we've picked something up nearly effortlessly.
We make decisions every day based on risk – perhaps running across a road to catch a bus if the road is quiet, but not if it's busy. Sometimes these decisions must be made in an instant, in the face of dire circumstances: ...
Only a few years ago, it would have seemed improbable to assume that a piece of technology could quickly and accurately understand most of what you say – let alone translate it into another language.
Avengers: Age of Ultron is the latest film about robots or artificial intelligence (AI) trying to take over the world. It's not a new conceit, with the likes of The Terminator, War Games and The Matrix coming before it, but ...
Twitter on Wednesday acquired the artificial intelligence startup Whetlab, bolstering the analytics capacity which is becoming increasingly important for social networks.
We might be living longer than ever before, but the Australian government's plan to keep older people in the workforce may not be that easy.
The famous theoretical physicist, Stephen Hawking, has revived the debate on whether our search for improved artificial intelligence will one day lead to thinking machines that will take over from us.