News tagged with pattern recognition

Clarke clarifies pattern recognition theory of humour

Recent commentary has suggested that the extent to which anomaly theories have become ingrained in the minds of academics and popular commentators alike has led to certain common assumptions and misconceptions about Clarke's pattern recognition theory of humour. ...

dateMar 26, 2009 in Other
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Context is ev ... well, something, anyway

Today, computers can't reliably identify the objects in digital images. But if they could, they could comb through hours of video for the two or three minutes that a viewer might be interested in, or perform ...

dateMar 05, 2010 in Computer Sciences
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An emotion detector for baby

Baby monitors of the future could translate infant cries, so that parents will know for certain whether their child is sleepy, hungry, needing a change, or in pain. Japanese scientists report details of a statistical computer ...

dateFeb 24, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Recognizing pathogenic invaders

Researchers in Japan have determined the structural basis of the molecular defense system that protects insects from pathogens1, which provides clarity on the molecular binding that underpins this defense ...

dateOct 21, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Biometrics on a mass scale

The largest biometric program in history โ€“ collecting iris and fingerprint patterns of 1.2 billion people in three years โ€“ aims to improve the quality of life for some of India's most disadvantaged and ...

dateFeb 07, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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