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Artificial Intelligence News from AAAI

  1. Collecting just the right data

    Much artificial-intelligence research addresses the problem of making predictions based on large data sets. An obvious example is the recommendation engines at retail sites like Amazon and Netflix.

    MIT News
  2. More computer vision technology for pets

    Not long ago, I wrote about an app called PetMatch that uses computer vision algorithms for image recognition purposes that enables a user to find a dream pet or find a lookalike to a previous pet, all in their area. Now there is a new pet-related product called Bistro that also utilizes machine vision technology.

    Vision Systems Design - Non-Industrial Vision
  3. Iowa County says yes to driverless cars

    IOWA CITY, Iowa — An eastern Iowa county is one of the first across the USA to open its arms to driverless cars.

    Johnson County supervisors said Thursday they want the county on the forefront of research into autonomous vehicles, so they are allowing them on county streets. The cities of Coralville, Iowa City and North Liberty are expected to follow with their own resolutions.

    USA Today - Tech Headlines
  4. Urban Jungle a Tough Challenge for Google's Autonomous Cars

    After catching the world and the auto industry by surprise with its progress with self-driving cars, Google has begun the latest, most difficult phase of its project - making the vehicles smart enough to handle the chaos of city streets. But while the company describes its work with its typical tight-lipped optimism, academic experts in robotics are cautious about the prospects of fully autonomous vehicles.

    MIT Technology Review
  5. Artificial intelligence identifies the musical progression of the Beatles

    Music fans and critics know that the music of the Beatles underwent a dramatic transformation in just a few years, but until now there hasn't been a scientific way to measure the progression. That could change now that computer scientists at Lawrence Technological University have developed an artificial intelligence algorithm that can analyze and compare musical styles, enabling research into the musical progression of the Beatles.

    ScienceDaily Robotics Research News