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October 12, 2016
CBMM is thrilled to be chosen as one of NVIDIA’s Pioneers of AI Research - NVIDIA Early Access selections. The Center has received one of the first deliveries of the groundbreaking new DGX-1 rack-mounted deep learning...
Photo of Nancy Kanwisher
October 4, 2016
NIH anounced today that Prof. Nancy Kanwisher has received the 2016 NIH Director's Pioneer Award.
The NIH Director's Pioneer Award is on of the four awards in the NIH Common Fund's High-Risk, High-Reward Research program. The...
Visual Cortex and Deep Network
September 19, 2016
Tomaso A. Poggio and Fabio Anselmi released a new book in the field of Computational Neuroscience published through The MIT Press last week.
"The ventral visual stream is believed to underlie object recognition in primates. Over...
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September 9, 2016

By Jeremy Kahn for Bloomberg.com


DeepMind system generates soundwaves to mimic human voices


Performed 50 percent better than existing technology



Google’s DeepMind unit, which is working to develop super-intelligent...
Photo of sailboats on the Charles River.
September 8, 2016
Anne Trafton | MIT News Office
September 8, 2016
Excerpt:
“Our understanding of our environment is largely shaped by our memory for what’s currently out of sight,” says Caroline Robertson, a postdoc at MIT’s McGovern Institute...
Future Directions of Visual Common Sense & Recognition: A Summation of Workshop Findings
September 6, 2016
The Future Directions of Visual Common Sense & Recognition: A Summation of Workshop Findings has been released for the public.
This report is the product of a workshop held November 12–13, 2015 in Arlington, VA on the future...
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August 31, 2016
Neuroscientists decrypt the sleeping brain to reveal hidden memories.
by Joshua Sariñana 
NIT News, August 30, 2016
"Researchers in the laboratory of MIT Professor Matthew Wilson at the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory...
A student holds a Portuguese- English dictionary.
August 23, 2016
by Kevin Hartnet 
The Boston Globe, August 23, 2016
Excerpt:
"At the end of July, researchers from the Center for Brains, Minds and Machines at MIT released a major new resource for the study of an often overlooked variety of...
August 3, 2016
by Riccardo Oldani
August 1, 2016
 
Le Scienze interviewed Prof. Tomaso Poggio during the Brains, Minds and Machines Workshop held, from June 20-22, 2016, in Sestri Levante, Italy.
Click on image to read pdf of article. Please...
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July 29, 2016
Resource could yield linguistic insights, practical applications for non-native English speakers.
Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office
July 29, 2016
"After thousands of hours of work, MIT researchers have released the first major...

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