The Center for Brains, Minds and Machines (CBMM) is a multi-institutional NSF Science and Technology Center dedicated to the study of intelligence - how the brain produces intelligent behavior and how we may be able to replicate intelligence in machines.

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March 25, 2016
Prof. Elzabeth Spelke, CBMM Associate Director, and Prof. Amnon Shashua, CBMM International Partner, have both been invited to be plenary speakers at CVPR 2016. The Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) is the premier annual...

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Georgios Evangelopoulos: Speech Recognition
Georgios Evangelopoulos: Speech Recognition
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James Traer, Postdoc - McDermott Lab
The world contains many diverse environments and each distorts sound in a different way.  We found that natural...

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CBMM Views & Reviews

05/2016
by Dan Rockmore
“A recent New York Times article highlighted the growing integration of technologies and textiles, displaying a photograph of a delicate golden nest...
03/2016
by Patrick Henry Winston
In 1950, Alan Turing argued that there was no convincing reason to doubt that computers could be intelligent. Then, in the late 1950s, Marvin Minsky...