May 19, 2021

5 Posts

Surgical Robots Go Autonomous, Virtual Reality On Speed, AI Crossword Champ, Algorithms For Orcas
May 19, 2021

Surgical Robots Go Autonomous, Virtual Reality On Speed, AI Crossword Champ, Algorithms For Orcas

I decided last weekend not to use a learning algorithm. Sometimes, a non-machine learning method works best.Now that my daughter is a little over two years old and highly mobile, I want to make sure the baby gate that keeps her away
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Surgical robots performing different actions
May 19, 2021

Medical AI Gets a Grip

Surgical robots perform millions of delicate operations annually under human control. Now they’re getting ready to operate on their own.
2 min read
Crossword solving during a major puzzle competition
May 19, 2021

Crosswords Go the Way of Go

A hybrid of deep learning and symbolic AI took the prize at a major puzzle competition. A system called Dr. Fill outscored nearly 1,300 human contestants at April’s annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament.
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FastNeRF accelerates the photorealistic 3D rendering method
May 19, 2021

Virtual Reality in Real Time

Ideally, real-time 3D applications such as virtual and augmented reality transition smoothly between different viewpoints of a scene — but generating a fresh perspective can take time. New research speeds the process.
2 min read
Drones flying off the coast capturing video of orcas and models analyzing the imagery
May 19, 2021

Algorithms for Orcas

A combination of computer vision and drones could help restore dwindling killer whale populations. Researchers at Oregon State University and conservation groups SR3 and Vulcan developed a system that assesses the health of orcas.
1 min read

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