University of Michigan

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Man sitting on a tree with a monkey and a gorilla
University of Michigan

Decision Trees: From Root to Leaves

What kind of beast was Aristotle? The philosopher's follower Porphyry, who lived in Syria during the third century, came up with a logical way to answer the question...
3 min read
Series of images related to water lines replacement and poisoned water
University of Michigan

AI Versus Lead Poisoning

An algorithm is helping cities locate pipes that could release highly toxic lead into drinking water. BlueConduit, a startup that focuses on water safety, is working with dozens of North American municipal governments to locate lead water lines so they can be replaced.
2 min read
Robotic hand controlled by an amputee taking a can
University of Michigan

AI Gets a Grip

Amputees can control a robotic hand with their thoughts — plus machine learning. University of Michigan researchers developed a system that uses signals from an amputee’s nervous system to control a prosthetic hand.
1 min read
Information related to a test powered by deep learning that diagnoses tumor samples in only a few minutes
University of Michigan

Surgical Speed-Up

Every second counts when a patient’s skull is open in the operating room. A new technique based on deep learning can shorten some brain surgeries. During brain cancer operations, surgeons must stop in mid-operation for up to a half hour while a pathologist analyzes the tumor tissue.
2 min read

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