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Assessing the role of negative citations in science

The number of times academic articles are cited by subsequent publications is among the time-honored measures used to assess scholarly standing and evaluate academic productivity. But not all of these citations are positive ...

dateOct 26, 2015 in Other
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Can computers be creative?

The EU-funded 'What-if Machine' (WHIM) project not only generates fictional storylines but also judges their potential usefulness and appeal. It represents a major advance in the field of computational creativity.

dateJul 01, 2015 in Computer Sciences
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Machines learn to understand how we speak

At Apple's recent World Wide Developer Conference, one of the tent-pole items was the inclusion of additional features for intelligent voice recognition by its personal assistant app Siri in its most recent update to its ...

dateJun 12, 2015 in Computer Sciences
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Build your own Siri: An open-source digital assistant

An open-source computing system you command with your voice like Apple's Siri is designed to spark a new generation of "intelligent personal assistants" for wearables and other devices. It could also lead to much-needed advancements ...

dateMar 11, 2015 in Software
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