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2009-12-03 13:47:42

Combining screening techniques from molecular biology with high-performance gaming hardware advances the building and understanding of visual systems Taking inspiration from genetic screening techniques, researchers from Harvard and MIT have demonstrated a way to build better artificial visual systems with the help of low-cost, high-performance gaming hardware. The neural processing involved in visually recognizing even the simplest object in a natural environment is profound"”and...

2009-12-03 05:31:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) today introduced its Field-IQ(TM) crop input control system designed to offer farmers a variety of ways to control their inputs by using the Trimble® AgGPS® FmX(TM) integrated display or the AgGPS EZ-Guide® 500 lightbar system. The Field-IQ system combines input control capabilities into one comprehensive, modular system, including map-based planter row unit...

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2009-11-19 10:50:00

Search engine use is not just part of our daily routines; it is also becoming part of our learning process, according to Penn State researchers. The researchers sought to discover the cognitive processes underlying searching. They examined the search habits of 72 participants while conducting a total of 426 searching tasks. They found that search engines are primarily used for fact checking users' own internal knowledge, meaning that they are part of the learning process rather than simply a...

2009-11-09 06:30:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, announces the results of an end-user study, U.S. Small/Medium Enterprises' Risk Assessment of Network Security. The survey is an evaluation of network security risks undertaken by small and medium-size enterprises and measures their attitudes and behaviors regarding their security. More specifically, the survey presents questions on user owned products/services on network, confidence and...

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2009-11-06 10:19:07

A researcher of the University of Granada has designed a new system for the mobility of military troops within a battlefield based on the mechanisms used by ant colonies to move using a commercial videogame. This work, developed at the department of Computer Architecture and Technology of the UGR, has designed several algorithms that permit to look for the best route path (this is, to find the better route to satisfy certain criteria) within a particular environment. Specifically, this...

2009-10-27 06:30:00

OAKTON, Va., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobson & Associates, LLC (J&A) today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued Patent No. 7,603,325, Concurrent Two-Phase Completion Genetic Algorithm Systems and Methods. Building upon John Holland's original Artificial Intelligence architecture, the Genetic Algorithm (GA), J&A's Two-Phase Completion Genetic Algorithm (2CGA) offers unique innovations which improve performance to the order of 2,000 times that of...

2009-10-12 02:45:00

HACKENSACK, New Jersey, October 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ness Technologies (NASDAQ: NSTC and TASE: NSTC), a global provider of information technology services and solutions, today announced the launch of two systems that help fight terror and crime in urban areas, at ISDEF - Israel Defense, the international army and police exhibition, being held October 12-14, 2009, in Tel Aviv, Israel. The first system is ASM - Area Smart Monitoring, and the second is The Sixth Sense - a system that...

2009-09-25 09:00:00

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded a $24 million contract to supply Commanders Remote Operated Weapons Stations, version two, (CROWS II) kits to the U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command. General Dynamics Land Systems is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). The CROWS II is a remote-control weapon system that provides the soldier with the ability to acquire and engage targets from inside the protection...

2009-09-23 09:20:00

KAZAN, Russia, September 23 /PRNewswire/ -- MetaQuotes Software Corp. announces the release of a free-of-charge version of the TeamWox Company Management System. The new version features full functionality and can be accessed by up to 10 users. The release of the TeamWox full-function Management System is another important step towards helping SMEs. The free version of TeamWox Company Management System is a powerful tool that completes small business automation anywhere in the...

2009-08-27 12:10:00

A team of researchers from the University of Granada (UGR) has created a system with Artificial Intelligence techniques which notifies elderly people or people with special needs of the forgetting of certain everyday tasks. This system uses sensors distributed in the environment in order to detect their actions and mobile devices which remind them, for example, to take their keys before they leave home.An elderly lady is about to go to bed. She goes into her room, sits down on the bed, takes...


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2010-11-24 14:54:48

A black box can referred to as almost anything from a transistor to an algorithm to a human mind. The black box is a device, system, or object which can be view in terms of its input, output, and transfer characteristics without any knowledge of its internal workings. The opposite is a system where the inner components or logic are available for inspection which is sometimes known as a white box, a glass box, or a clear box. The term "black box" came into the English language around 1945....

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