Aug 19, 2020

6 Posts

Predicting Car Crashes, Profiting From Deepfakes, Piloting Drone Swarms, Grading Data
Aug 19, 2020

Predicting Car Crashes, Profiting From Deepfakes, Piloting Drone Swarms, Grading Data

Last week, I asked what values the AI community stands for. Thank you to everyone who replied! The email responses in aggregate ran to 55 pages of text, and I enjoyed reading all of them.
10 min read
AI-powered traffic monitoring in an intersection
Aug 19, 2020

Near-Miss Detection

AI is helping avert traffic accidents by assessing the risk of car crashes at specific intersections. MicroTraffic, a Canadian video analytics company, predicts the odds that accidents will occur at intersections that traditional methods overlook.
1 min read
Graphs and data related to semi-supervised learning
Aug 19, 2020

All Examples Are Not Equal

Semi-supervised learning — a set of training techniques that use a small number of labeled examples and a large number of unlabeled examples — typically treats all unlabeled examples the same way. But some examples are more useful for learning than others.
2 min read
Series of pictures of people smiling
Aug 19, 2020

Deepfakes for Good

A strategy manifesto from one of China’s biggest tech companies declares, amid familiar visions of ubiquitous AI, that deepfakes are more boon than bane.
2 min read
Dozens of drones coordinating movements
Aug 19, 2020

Drones of a Feather

Deep learning is coordinating drones so they can flock together without colliding. Caltech researchers Soon-Jo Chung and Yisong Yue developed a pair of models that enables swarms of networked drones to navigate autonomously through cluttered environments.
1 min read
Information related to Policy Adaptation during Deployment (Pad)
Aug 19, 2020

Same Job, Different Scenery

People who take driving lessons during daytime don’t need instruction in driving at night. They recognize that the difference doesn’t disturb their knowledge of how to drive. Similarly, a new reinforcement learning method manages superficial variations in the environment without re-training.
2 min read

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