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What’s happening at #NeurIPS this week?

The conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS) 2020 kicked off on Sunday 6th December and will run until Saturday 12th December. Here, we give a brief summary of many of the planned...
07 December 2020, by

Focus on good health and well-being: call for contributions

We are excited to announce that next month we will launching the AIhub focus issue on “AI for Good”, which will specifically concentrate on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Each month ...
26 November 2020, by

12th Asian Conference on Machine Learning

Last week saw the virtual running of the 12th Asian Conference on Machine Learning (ACML). The event had been due to be held in Thailand, but instead went online and the organisers decided to make all...
25 November 2020, by

Fly AI report – demystifying and accelerating AI in aviation

By Benjamin Cramet and Sylvie Grand-Perret The first Fly AI report provides an overview of the many ways that artificial intelligence is already applied in the industry and assesses its potential t...
19 November 2020, by

ODI Summit 2020

Last week the Open Data Institute (ODI) hosted their annual summit. This year the event was held virtually and included keynote talks, panel discussions and expo booths. The summit brought together pe...
17 November 2020, by

Applying deep learning algorithms to the task of clearing space junk

By Tanya Petersen EPFL researchers are at the forefront of developing some of the cutting-edge technology for the European Space Agency’s first mission to remove space debris from orbit....
16 November 2020, by
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Are you a PhD student or researcher with an interest in science communication? We are recruiting AIhub ambassadors to help us write about the latest news, research, conferences, and more, in the fiel...
10 November 2020, by

AI-assisted camera system to monitor seabird behaviour

Researchers from Osaka University have combined bio-logging cameras with a machine learning algorithm to help them to shed light on hidden aspects of the lives of seabird species, including gulls and ...
06 November 2020, by

Using AI to help understand the evolution of young stars and their planets

Bright flashes of light on a star's surface are stellar flares: powerful bursts of radiation caused by the release of a star's magnetic energy. Strong flares can be followed by an ejection of star mat...
30 October 2020, by

New sparse RNN architecture applied to autonomous vehicle control

The network in action - steering an autonomous car. Image is a screenshot from a video created by the authors: Mathias Lechner, Ramin Hasani, Alexander Amini, Thomas A. Henzinger, Daniela Rus & Radu G...
26 October 2020, by

International conference on intelligent robots and systems (IROS)

This Sunday sees the start of the 2020 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS). This year the event is online and free for anyone to attend. Content will be availabl...
23 October 2020, by

Space and artificial intelligence – an online conference

On 4 September 2020 an online conference on the topic of space and artificial intelligence took place. The event was organised by CLAIRE and the European Space Agency (ESA) in association with ECAI202...
21 October 2020, by

New device monitors blood glucose levels using radar and AI

Researchers test a prototype of a new diabetes device for prick-free glucose monitoring. New technology can quickly and accurately monitor glucose levels in people with diabetes without painful fin...
15 October 2020, by

How machine learning can help to future-proof clinical trials in the era of COVID-19

Copyright ©University of Cambridge The COVID-19 pandemic is the greatest global healthcare crisis of our generation, presenting enormous challenges to medical research, including clinical trials. Ad...
08 October 2020, by

Ethics of connected and automated vehicles: a European Commission expert group report

On 18 September the European Commission published a report on the Ethics of Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAVs). Written by an independent group of experts, the report includes twenty recommendati...
02 October 2020, by

Using machine learning to speed bioscaffold development

A “high quality” 3D-printed bioscaffold as designed with help from a machine learning algorithm developed at Rice University. Scale bar equals 1 millimetre. (Credit: Mikos Research Group/Rice Univ...
29 September 2020, by

Regina Barzilay wins $1M Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Squirrel AI award

Regina Barzilay (Picture Credit: Rachel Wu, MIT CSAIL) By Adam Conner-Simons For more than 100 years Nobel Prizes have been given out annually to recognize breakthrough achievements in chemistry...
24 September 2020, by

Archaeological search engine adds a new dimension to ‘digging’

By Rianne Lindhout Apps that can precisely identify shards, coins or heel bones: archaeology has embraced artificial intelligence. Alex Brandsen is working on a search engine that scans vast quanti...
23 September 2020, by

AI shows how hydrogen becomes a metal inside giant planets

©University of Cambridge Researchers have used a combination of AI and quantum mechanics to reveal how hydrogen gradually turns into a metal in giant planets. Dense metallic hydrogen – a phas...
16 September 2020, by

Putting nanoscale interactions under the microscope

From left to right: graduate student Zihao Ou, Professor Qian Chen, and graduate student and lead author Lehan Yao. By Lois Yoksoulian Liquid-phase transmission electron microscopy (TEM) has rec...
09 September 2020, by

European Commission AI white paper: feedback gathered by the Knowledge Centre Data & Society

Image credit: ©AI4EU observatory By Knowledge Centre Data & Society On 4 June 2020, the Flemish Knowledge Centre Data & Society (KCDS) organised a consultation to gather feedback on the Europea...
07 September 2020, by

Neural network method for enhancing electron microscope images

Left and right images show false-colored electron microscopic images of the same region on the specimen. The image on the right has been super-resolved using an image processing method. | Image: Profe...
28 August 2020, by

New AI research institutes announced in USA

Yesterday, the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the US Department of Agriculture’s National Institute for Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA) announced investment to establish seven new artificial...
27 August 2020, by

Congratulations to the #ICML2020 outstanding paper award winners

The ICML Outstanding Paper awards are given to papers from the current conference that are strong representatives of solid theoretical and empirical work in the field. This year the awards were announ...
15 July 2020, by

ICML 2020 Test of Time award

The International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) Test of Time award is given to a paper from ICML ten years ago that has had significant impact. This year the award goes to Niranjan Srinivas, ...
13 July 2020, by

Energy-saving designs for data-intensive computer processing

By Jade Boyd Researchers have demonstrated methods for both designing innovative data-centric computing hardware and co-designing hardware with machine-learning algorithms that together could impro...
06 July 2020, by

Virtual humanoid RoboCup workshops

[caption id="attachment_359" align="alignnone" width="2048"] Action from last year: HULKs versus rUNSWift at RoboCup 2019. (Photo by JT Genter)[/caption] The 24th edition of RoboCup, due to take pl...
03 July 2020, by

ACM statement on facial recognition technology

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) U.S. Technology Policy Committee (USTPC) released a statement on 30 June calling for "an immediate suspension of the current and future private and govern...
01 July 2020, by

Learning for dynamics and control conference

The second conference on learning for dynamics and control (L4DC) was held on 11-12 June. In their introduction to the conference, the organisers write that "over the next decade, the biggest generato...
29 June 2020, by

Context-aware sentence retrieval method reduces ‘communication gap’ for nonverbal people

Researchers have used artificial intelligence to reduce the ‘communication gap’ for nonverbal people with motor disabilities who rely on computers to converse with others. The team, from the Un...
23 June 2020, by




















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