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December 20, 2019
A new algorithm wins multi-player, hidden role games.
Kenneth I. Blum | Center for Brains, Minds and Machines
In the wilds of the schoolyard, alliances and conflicts are in flux every day, amid the screams and laughter. How do...
December 19, 2019
As you read this line, you’re bringing each word into clear view for a brief moment while blurring out the rest, perhaps even ignoring the roar of a leaf blower outside. It may seem like a trivial skill, but it’s actually...
December 12, 2019
Stimuli that sound or look like gibberish to humans are indistinguishable from naturalistic stimuli to deep networks.
Kenneth I. Blum | Center for Brains, Minds and Machines
When your mother calls your name, you know it’s her...
December 10, 2019
Objects are posed in varied positions and shot at odd angles to spur new AI techniques.


Kim Martineau | MIT Quest for Intelligence


Computer vision models have learned to identify objects in photos so accurately that some can...
December 10, 2019
Object recognition models have improved by leaps and bounds over the past decade, but they’ve got a long way to go where accuracy is concerned. That’s the conclusion of a joint team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology...
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December 6, 2019
The Center for Brains, Minds and Machines is well-represented at the thirty-third Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS 2019).
Below, you will find listings to papers/proceedings accepted and accompanying...
December 3, 2019
Model registers “surprise” when objects in a scene do something unexpected, which could be used to build smarter AI.
Rob Matheson | MIT News Office
Humans have an early understanding of the laws of physical reality. Infants, for...
November 22, 2019
It’s not something most Harvard faculty spend much time contemplating, but Tomer Ullman likes to think about magic.
In particular, he likes to think about whether it would be harder to levitate a frog or turn it to stone. And if...
November 19, 2019
Using deductive reasoning, the bot identifies friend or foe to ensure victory over humans in certain online games.


Rob Matheson | MIT News Office


MIT researchers have developed a bot equipped with artificial intelligence that...
November 12, 2019

isee, an autonomous driving startup for trucks, announced $15 million in Series A funding from Founders Fund on Monday.
Unlike other autonomous driving and logistics startups, isee uses proprietary deep learning and cognitive AI...

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