Neural Point Based Graphics technique producing a realistic image
Generative Modeling

Points Paint the Picture

Creating a virtual representation of a scene using traditional polygons and texture maps involves several complex operations, and even neural-network approaches have required manual preprocessing. Researchers propose a new deep-learning pipeline that visualizes scenes with far less fuss.
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Question from an exam
Generative Modeling

Smart Students, Dumb Algorithms

A growing number of companies that sell standardized tests are using natural language processing to assess writing skills. Critics contend that these language models don’t make the grade.
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OpenAI's GPT-2 results
Generative Modeling

How to Share Dangerous AI

OpenAI raised eyebrows in February when it announced — and withheld — the full version of its groundbreaking language model, GPT-2. Six months later, the company has re-examined the decision.
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DeepIndex.org list with ways AI is being put to use
Generative Modeling

AI in the Real World

Theoretical advances can be thrilling, but the excitement can drown out all the ways AI is actually being put to use. DeepIndex provides an up-to-date, well organized, cheeky guide to practical applications culled from news reports.
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Comparison of the results using different normalization functions
Generative Modeling

Style Upgrade

Image-to-image translation, in which stylistic features from one image are imposed on the content of another to create a new picture, traditionally has been limited to translating either shapes or textures. A new network translates both.
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Bert and Ernie from Sesame Street
Generative Modeling

BERT Is Back

Less than a month after XLNet overtook BERT, the pole position in natural language understanding changed hands again. RoBERTa is an improved BERT pretraining recipe that beats its forbear, becoming the new state-of-the-art language model — for the moment.
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