Jul 17, 2019

6 Posts

People playing Poker
Jul 17, 2019

Upping the Ante

Artificial intelligence has bested humanity at chess, Go, even StarCraft II. But those games are played against a single opponent in one sitting. Poker requires neural nets to learn skills like tracking a table full of players and maximizing winnings over many games.
Training objective for UDA, where M is a model that predicts a distribution of y given x
Jul 17, 2019

More Learning From Less Data

Neural networks surpass human abilities in many tasks, with a caveat: Typical supervised learning requires lots of labeled data. New research is pushing back that threshold.
Novak Djokovic celebrating during a tennis game
Jul 17, 2019

Excitement Recognition

Video highlights are as integral to sports as endorsement deals for star athletes. Now AI is picking the most exciting moments and compiling them quicker than humans.
Cogito app screenshot
Jul 17, 2019

Emotional Intelligence

Nobody wants to sound like a robot over the phone. But maybe a computer can help you bring more humanity to your phone manner.
The structure of Bidirectional Generative Adversarial Networks (BiGAN)
Jul 17, 2019

The GAN Reveals Its Knowledge

Generative adversarial networks clearly learn to extract meaningful information about images. After all, they dream up pictures that, to human eyes, can be indistinguishable from photos. Researchers at DeepMind tapped that power, building a GAN that generates feature vectors from images.
Andrew Ng with a stash of new blank notebooks
Jul 17, 2019

The Batch: AI Shows Emotional Intelligence, Machines Beat Humans at Poker, Watson Takes Up Tennis, GANs Reveal What They’ve Learned

My stash of new blank notebooks just arrived in the mail. I have a weakness for stationery. I always feel that if only I had the perfect pen and notebook, I might have better ideas.

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