Microsoft wins applause for tone-preserving translation (w/ Video)
Seeing the forest for the trees: Object recognition system breaks images into ever smaller parts
Object recognition is one of the core topics in computer vision research: After all, a computer that can see isn't much use if it has no idea what it's looking at. Researchers at MIT, working with colleagues ...
Researchers Build Artificial Immune System to Solve Computational Problems
Gestural hand-tracking interface being developed by MIT researchers (w/ video)
Black Hat presentation shows iris-scanning breach
New Insight Into How Bees See
New research from Monash University bee researcher Adrian Dyer could lead to improved artificial intelligence systems and computer programs for facial recognition.
Close encounters: When Daniel123 met Jane234 (w/ video)
Desert ants perceive odor maps in stereo and use this information for navigation
Desert ants are well-known for their remarkable orientation: they use a compass along with a step counter and visible landmarks to locate their nest. After researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Chemical ...
Bionic speech recognition
As speech recognition systems become more commonplace - on the computer desktop top, at the call centre and even in the car - it is increasingly important to ensure that the voice signal is as clear as possible before it ...
Apple's tongue-tied Siri faces 'Singlish' rival
Singapore's SingTel has developed an application to rival the voice-activated Siri on the iPhone 4S that is sure to go down well in the island state -- because it can understand "Singlish".
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 ...
Remote control pushed aside by gesture-sensitive devices
The remote control has never been much beloved. If it's not getting lost or running out of batteries, the device - and its inscrutable buttons - is confusing some family member or acting as a totem in an argument about what ...
Game utilizes human intuition to help computers solve complex problems
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new computer game prototype combines work and play to help solve a fundamental problem underlying many computer hardware design tasks.
Ames Researcher Makes Flying Safer
(PhysOrg.com) -- It's comforting to know that when you board a commercial airline Ames Researcher Ashok Srivastava is working to ensure that you enjoy a safe flight.