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Software Robots Are Gaining Ground in White-Collar Office World
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Software Robots Are Gaining Ground in White-Collar Office World

The latest wave of automation is building on advances in artificial intelligence and machine-learning that allow computers to perform tasks and make some of the...

Teaching Robots To Be Team Players With Nature
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Teaching Robots To Be Team Players With Nature

Researchers have harnessed the self-organization skills required to reap the benefits of natural swarms for robotic applications in artificial intelligence, computing...

Academic Publishers Turn to AI Software to Catch Bad Research
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Academic Publishers Turn to AI Software to Catch Bad Research

To prevent embarrassment and reputational damage, academic publishers have turned to AI software to detect image duplication before a paper is published in a journal...

Study Reveals Public Concerns About AI Technology
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Study Reveals Public Concerns About AI Technology

A study published in Al and Ethics found that people in Japan, Germany, and the United States have different concerns over the use of artificial intelligence technology...

Researchers Improve Method for Removing Gender Bias in NLP
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Researchers Improve Method for Removing Gender Bias in NLP

Researchers at the University of Alberta developed a methodology that eliminates gender bias from text while retaining other critical contextual data in natural...

Scientists Develop Model That Adjusts Videogame Difficulty Based on Player Emotions
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Scientists Develop Model That Adjusts Videogame Difficulty Based on Player Emotions

A research team from the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology developed DDA agents that adjust a videogame's difficulty to maximize a player's affective...

Chinese Game Company Appoints Humanoid Robot as Its CEO
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Chinese Game Company Appoints Humanoid Robot as Its CEO

China-based mobile game company NetDragon Websoft has appointed an AI-powered virtual humanoid robot named Ms. Tang Yu as CEO of subsidiary Fujian NetDragon Websoft...

Using Mathematics to Resolve Human Conflicts
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Using Mathematics to Resolve Human Conflicts

Game theory mathematics is being adapted through big data to resolve highly contentious issues between people and the environment.

Researchers Develop Brain-Inspired Replay Code for Continual Learning
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Researchers Develop Brain-Inspired Replay Code for Continual Learning

Researchers designed brain-inspired replay code to implement continual learning in edge computing systems.

Meta Lets Algorithm Pick 60 Employees to Fire
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Meta Lets Algorithm Pick 60 Employees to Fire

The staff had no warning and noone to appeal to; all video calls were anonymized.

A Machine Can Now Do College-Level Math
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A Machine Can Now Do College-Level Math

The team of researchers has introduced a neural network that solves college-level math problems at a human level in seconds, explains the solutions, and can generate...

Inventors Must Be Human, Federal Court Rules in Blow to AI
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Inventors Must Be Human, Federal Court Rules in Blow to AI

The term "individual" in the Patent Act refers only to humans, meaning an AI doesn't count as an inventor on a patentable invention, the U.S. Court of Appeals for...

Surgeons Ask AI Which Patients Need Better Pain Management
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Surgeons Ask AI Which Patients Need Better Pain Management

Cedars-Sinai's Department of Computational Biomedicine developed artificial intelligence tools to help spine surgeons predict patient outcomes and address pain...

Women More Concerned Than Men About Some AI Developments
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Women More Concerned Than Men About Some AI Developments

Women in the United States are more skeptical than men about some uses of artificial intelligence, particularly the possible widespread use of driverless passenger...

Computer Scientists Develop System That Helps AI Understand Human Goals
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Computer Scientists Develop System That Helps AI Understand Human Goals

Researchers have presented a framework for what they call "explainable artificial intelligence" (XAI) which shows that real-time human-robot mutual understanding...

Researchers Want to Use AI to Talk to Animals
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Researchers Want to Use AI to Talk to Animals

Earth Species Project wants to harness the power of machine learning to decode communication across the entire animal kingdom. The project has its doubters.

Machine Learning Helps Treatment of Chronic Conditions
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Machine Learning Helps Treatment of Chronic Conditions

Machine learning models present opportunities to improve quality of care, self-management, and decision-making support to reduce treatment burden and the risk of...

Harvard-Educated Professor Is Propelling China's AI Ambitions
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Harvard-Educated Professor Is Propelling China's AI Ambitions

Andrew Yao has influenced some of the biggest Chinese startups, informed government policy, and molded a generation of academics.

Could Machine Learning Fuel a Reproducibility Crisis in Science?
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Could Machine Learning Fuel a Reproducibility Crisis in Science?

Researchers Sayash Kapoor and Arvind Narayanan at Princeton University have sounded an alarm about what they call a "brewing reproducibility crisis" in machine-learning...

Scientists Are Trying to Give Robots Social Skills
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Scientists Are Trying to Give Robots Social Skills

A team of MIT researchers has developed a framework for robotics that incorporates social interactions, enabling the machines to understand how they help — or hinder...
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