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Highly Accurate System Learns To Decipher Images On Its Own
2014-01-16 11:04:57

Brigham Young University If we’ve learned anything from post-apocalyptic movies it’s that computers eventually become self-aware and try to eliminate humans. BYU engineer Dah-Jye Lee isn’t interested in that development, but he has managed to eliminate the need for humans in the field of object recognition. Lee has created an algorithm that can accurately identify objects in images or video sequences without human calibration. “In most cases, people are in charge of deciding...

Communication between man and machine – a fascinating area at the interface of chemistry, biomedicine, and engineering
2014-01-11 04:24:50

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The latest era of science could be considered the Age of Cyborgs, according to scientists at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). Cyborgs, or cybernetic organisms, may seem like a science fiction movie, but scientists writing in the journal Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed say the day of cyborg creations is coming. To be clearer, the scientists aren’t saying to expect Terminators walking around, but instead cyborg research is being...

2014-01-07 16:25:38

GERMANTOWN, Md., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), a leader in synthetic biology, announced today that Randal J. Kirk, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Intrexon, will present at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, January 15, at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Standard Time at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco. About Intrexon CorporationIntrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON) is a leader in synthetic biology focused on collaborating with companies...

NYU Professor Joins Facebook's Aritificial Intelligence Team
2013-12-10 15:52:24

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Facebook is delving into deep learning with the hire of NYU professor Yann LeCun as director of the new AI Group lab at the social networking company. Facebook and New York University's Center for Data Science will work cooperatively on research in data science, machine learning and AI. LeCun wrote about his new position at Facebook on Monday, and the new lab, as well as the hire of LeCun, were announced at the Neural Information...

2013-09-30 23:33:18

MetaDesign to create a new brand for the global software firm. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Insurance Global Operations (IGO), a software solution provider of core processing systems for the Property and Casualty (P&C) and Life insurance markets, has commissioned MetaDesign Geneva to refresh its brand. The agency has been asked to redesign IGO’s corporate and product identities, including renaming the company and its key product, IGO6. With its headquarters recently...


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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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