Fig. S2. from PNAS paper: Atoms of recognition in human and computer vision, Ullman, et al, PNAS 2016
February 18, 2016
By Jeremy Hsu
Posted 15 Feb 2016
A recent IEEE article covers Prof. Shimon Ullman's research on the digital baby project.
"Can artificial intelligence evolve as human baby does, learning about the world by seeing and...
Photo of Prof. Boyden
February 13, 2016
A Conversation With Ed Boyden
February 12, 2016
"How can we truly understand how the brain is computing the mind? Over the last 100 years, neuroscience has made a lot of progress. We have learned that there are...
Photo of two people playing Go, a game of strategy. Photograph: Cheryl Hatch/AP
January 28, 2016
Mark Zuckerberg tried to steal DeepMind’s Go-playing computer thunder. It didn’t really work out the way he had intended
by HAL 90210, The Guardian | Technology Spamfilter, January 28, 2016
"On Wednesday morning,...
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January 28, 2016
We are saddened by the passing of Prof. Marvin Minsky, this past Sunday, January 24, 2016. Our thoughts are with his family and friends as this time.
In the very beginning of the development of our Center, during the MIT...
Photo of Demis Hassabis. Photo credit: Alphabet
January 27, 2016
by John Markoff
January 27, 2016
Excerpt: "Artificial intelligence researchers are closing in on a new benchmark for comparing the human mind and machine. On Wednesday, DeepMind, a research organization that operates under the...
Close up photo of squid skin.
January 26, 2016
Thank you to Emily Mackevicius (Fee Lab) for organizing the wonderful Tutorial Series in Computational Topics for BCS! this tutorial series was hosted at MIT over the month of January 2016 as part of the MIT Independent...
tomaso poggio
January 8, 2016
A new article in the Italian news paper "La Stampa" features an interview with Prof. Tomaso Poggio, where the topic of ethical challenges in artificial intelligence and genetic engineering are addressed.
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December 23, 2015
Algorithms could learn to recognize objects from a few examples, not millions; may better model human cognition.
Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office
December 23, 2015
An excerpt for the article:
"Object-recognition systems are...
December 21, 2015
CBMM would like to thank Prof. Tomaso Poggio, Prof. Gabriel Kreiman, and Dr. Max Nickel, for making this year's symposium at NIPS possible. The symposium was a huge success.
A special thank you to all of the symposium...
Illustration: Christine Daniloff/MIT
December 17, 2015
By Anne Trafton | MIT News Office
December 16, 2015
New and exciting research has led to scientists identifying a neural population highly selective for music.
“It has been the subject of widespread speculation,” says...