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November 8, 2021
MIT researchers are seeking to revolutionize AI technology by reproducing a vital component of the neural circuitry of the zebra finch
by Steve Nadis
One month after being hatched, male zebra finches start learning to sing by...
November 8, 2021
A new machine-learning system helps robots understand and perform certain social interactions.
Adam Zewe | MIT News Office
Robots can deliver food on a college campus and hit a hole-in-one on the golf course, but even the most...
November 5, 2021

Politeness doesn’t really amount to much when you’re programmed to get from point A to point B. But if robots are going to play an increased role in human society, questions arise around how precisely they’ll get along with the...
November 5, 2021
Neuroscientists find the internal workings of next-word prediction models resemble those of language-processing centers in the brain
In the past few years, artificial intelligence models of language have become very good at...
November 4, 2021
A new machine-learning system helps robots understand and perform certain social interactions.
Robots can deliver food on a college campus and hit a hole in one on the golf course, but even the most sophisticated robot can’t...
November 4, 2021
Ballyhooed artificial intelligence technology, known as “deep learning,” brings back ideas 70 years ago.
Over the last decade, the best performing artificial intelligence systems, such as smartphone voice recognition and Google’s...
October 25, 2021
Neuroscientists find the internal workings of next-word prediction models resemble those of language-processing centers in the brain.
Anne Trafton | MIT News Office

In the past few years, artificial intelligence models of...
October 18, 2021
When asked to classify odors, artificial neural networks adopt a structure that closely resembles that of the brain’s olfactory circuitry.
by Jennifer Michalowski | McGovern Institute for Brain Research
Using machine learning, a...
October 18, 2021
We seem to be wired to calculate not the shortest path but the “pointiest” one, facing us toward our destination as much as possible.
Anne Trafton | MIT News Office
Everyone knows the shortest distance between two points is a...
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September 29, 2021
The firm worked with UK weather forecasters to create a model that was better at making short term predictions than existing systems.
by Will Douglas Heaven
First protein folding, now weather forecasting: London-based AI...

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