Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN)

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Animated flowcharts show how the ProtCNN AI model classifies proteins.
Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN)

Protein Families Deciphered: Machine Learning Categorizes Proteins Based on Their Functions

Convolutional neural networks separate proteins into functional families without considering their shapes.
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Shifted Patch Tokenization (SPT) | Locality Self-Attention (LSA)
Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN)

Less Data for Vision Transformers

Vision Transformer (ViT) outperformed convolutional neural networks in image classification, but it required more training data. New work enabled ViT and its variants to outperform other architectures with less training data.
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Graphs showing how app Face2Gene works
Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN)

The Many Faces of Genetic Illness

People with certain genetic disorders share common facial features. Doctors are using computer vision to identify such syndromes in children so they can get early treatment.
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Group of pigs
Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN)

Barnyard Sentiment Analysis

Neural networks may help farmers make sure their animals are happy. Researchers led by Elodie Briefer and Ciara Sypherd at University of Copenhagen developed a system that interprets the moods behind a pig’s grunts and squeals.
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Transformer Architecture
Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN)

Transformers See in 3D

Visual robots typically perceive the three-dimensional world through sequences of two-dimensional images, but they don’t always know what they’re looking at. For instance, Tesla’s self-driving system has been known to mistake a full moon for a traffic light.
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Overview of Mobile-Former | Cross attention over the entire featuremap for the first token in Mobile→Former
Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN)

High Accuracy at Low Power

Equipment that relies on computer vision while unplugged — mobile phones, drones, satellites, autonomous cars — need power-efficient models. A new architecture set a record for accuracy per computation.
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A living room made out of cups of coffee: the people, the seats, the chimney, the lamp, all gather around a cozy fire.
Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN)

One Architecture to Do Them All: Transformer: The AI Architecture That Can Do It All

The transformer architecture extended its reach to a variety of new domains.What happened: Originally developed for natural language processing, transformers are becoming the Swiss Army Knife of deep learning.
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Image Transformations Unmasked: CNNs for Vision that Aren't Fooled By Changing Backgrounds
Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN)

Image Transformations Unmasked: CNNs for Vision that Aren't Fooled By Changing Backgrounds

If you change an image by moving its subject within the frame, a well trained convolutional neural network may not recognize the fundamental similarity between the two versions. New research aims to make CNN wise to such alterations.
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Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN)

Price Prediction Turns Perilous: How Covid Broke Zillow's Pricing Algorithm

The real-estate website Zillow bought and sold homes based on prices estimated by an algorithm — until Covid-19 confounded the model’s predictive power. Zillow, whose core business is providing real-estate information for prospective buyers, shut down its house-flipping division after...
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Animated chart shows how AI can help robots locate key spatial coordinates.
Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN)

Finding Useful Points in Space: Keypoint3D Helps Robots Locate Spatial Coordinates

A new machine learning method aims to improve a machine’s ability to determine and locate points of interest.
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An animation of a protein modeled by AlphaFold 2.
Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN)

DeepMind Doubles Down on AlphaFold: DeepMind Launches Company to Commercialize AlphaFold 2

Isomorphic aims to build its business on AlphaFold 2, an ensemble of neural networks that finds the shapes of protein molecules.
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Animation showing the use of AI to identify forgery in a famous painting
Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN)

Seeing Through Forgeries: Researchers Use AI to Identify Da Vinci Forgery

Accusations of fraud hang over some of the world’s most highly valued artworks. Machine learning engineers are evaluating the authenticity of these famous pieces.
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Animated video showing an image generator imitating brush strokes
Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN)

Different Strokes for Robot Folks: Transformer-Based Image Generator Imitates Painters

A neural network can make a photo resemble a painting via neural style transfer, but it can also learn to reproduce an image by applying brush strokes. A new method taught a system this painterly skill without any training data.
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The Sun through a space telescope with a calibrated and uncalibrated focus.
Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN)

Solar System: AI Helps NASA Calibrate its Solar Telescopes

Astronomers may use deep learning to keep the sun in focus.What’s new: Researchers at the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Catholic University of America, University of Oslo, and elsewhere developed a model that helps recalibrate a space telescope focused on the sun.
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Sequence of famous arcade games' scenes
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Solve RL With This One Weird Trick

The previous state-of-the-art model for playing vintage Atari games took advantage of a number of advances in reinforcement learning (RL). The new champion is a basic RL architecture plus a trick borrowed from image generation.
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