Taming neural excitations
What do lasers, neural networks, and spreading epidemics have in common? They share a most basic feature whereby an initial pulse can propagate through a medium - be it physical, biological or socio-economic, ...
Optimizing how wind turbines work with machine learning
Machine learning helps make complex systems more efficient. Regardless of whether the systems in question are steel mills or gas turbines, they can learn from collected data, detect regular patterns, and ...
Video games could dramatically streamline educational research
"Seeking educational curriculum researchers. Humans need not apply."
Google team's neural network approach works on street numbers
Most accurate robotic legs mimic human walking gait (w/ Video)
A group of US researchers has produced a robotic set of legs which they believe is the first to fully model walking in a biologically accurate manner.
On Welsh corgis, computer vision, and the power of deep learning
Can you tell the difference between the two breeds of corgis? If you're like many, you probably are barely even aware that such dogs exist, let alone the fact that there are two—and only two—kinds of ...
Facebook looking for meaning in user posts with 'deep learning' algorithms
Ping-pong robots debut in China (w/ video)
IBM creates new foundation to program SyNAPSE chips inspired by human brain
Scientists from IBM today unveiled a breakthrough software ecosystem designed for programming silicon chips that have an architecture inspired by the function, low power, and compact volume of the brain. ...
Researchers find high-resolution retina cells in mice only activate when birds fly over
Researchers develop model to help control cascading events
As sensors proliferate, opportunities are emerging in the field of machine learning
Biological learning systems run the gamut from the lowly roundworm (Caenorhabditis elegans) with its 300 or so neurons, all the way up to the adult elephant brain, with its 200 billion neurons. Whether they're ...
Neural network learns to identify group sizes without knowledge of numbers
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) ...