Images that fool computer vision raise security concerns
Computers are learning to recognize objects with near-human ability. But Cornell researchers have found that computers, like humans, can be fooled by optical illusions, which raises security concerns and ...
Facebook artificial intelligence team serves up 20 tasks
In August last year, Daniela Hernandez wrote in Wired about Yann LeCun, director of AI Research at Facebook. His interests include machine learning, audio, video, image, and text understanding, optimization, computer architecture and software for AI. ...
Path-finder computes search strategy to find Waldo
Artificial intelligence helps physicists predict dangerous solar flares
Solar flares can release the energy equivalent of many atomic bombs, enough to cut out satellite communications and damage power grids on Earth, 93 million miles away. The flares arise from twisted magnetic ...
Machines teach astronomers about stars
Astronomers are enlisting the help of machines to sort through thousands of stars in our galaxy and learn their sizes, compositions and other basic traits.
Brain structures devoted to learning, memory highly conserved in animal kingdom, suggesting common evolutionary origin
Whether you're cramming for an exam or just trying to remember where you put your car keys, learning and memory are critical functions that we constantly employ in daily life.
Deep learning could prevent you from drunk posting to Facebook
The immense popularity of social media seems to have redefined "privacy" from the sense of keeping information secret to being in control over how information is shared – among friends, colleagues, companies ...
Study shows how association, learning can lead to exposure to disease
The ability to adopt new behaviors and ideas—whether learned or invented—has helped humans develop everything from stone tools and agriculture to revolutionary communications technologies like the World ...
Technique enables pattern-recognition systems to convey what they learn to humans
Computers are good at identifying patterns in huge data sets. Humans, by contrast, are good at inferring patterns from just a few examples.
Killer whales living with bottlenose dolphins demonstrate cross-species vocal learning
From barks to gobbles, the sounds that most animals use to communicate are innate, not learned. However, a few species, including humans, can imitate new sounds and use them in appropriate social contexts. ...
Study shows how chimpanzees share skills
Evidence of new behaviour being adopted and transmitted socially from one individual to another within a wild chimpanzee community is publishing on September 30 in the open access journal PLOS Biology. This i ...
First evidence that reptiles can learn through imitation
New research has for the first time provided evidence that reptiles could be capable of social learning through imitation.
Researchers advance artificial intelligence for player goal prediction in gaming
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed artificial intelligence (AI) software that is significantly better than any previous technology at predicting what goal a player is trying to ...
Research helps identify memory molecules
A newly discovered method of identifying the creation of proteins in the body could lead to new insights into how learning and memories are impaired in Alzheimer's disease.