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Researchers at ORNL’s Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences demonstrated the first example of capacitance in a lipid-based biomimetic membrane, opening nondigital routes to advanced, brain-like computation. Credit: Michelle Lehman/Oak Ridge National Laboratory, U.S. Dept. of Energy
Bio-circuitry mimics synapses and neurons in a step toward sensory computing

October 18, 2019

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the University of Tennessee and Texas A&M University…
Sharing the Load Speeds Machine Learning

October 18, 2019

Balancing workload quickly finds meaning hidden in graph data. In today’s digital age, the rabbit hole of connected…
Human brain and cognitive abilities - artist's impression. Image credit: Max Pixel, CC0 Public Domain
Brain-inspired computing could tackle big problems in a small way

September 18, 2019

While computers have become smaller and more powerful and supercomputers and parallel computing have become the standard, we…
Argonne explores how ants, bees, and fruit flies can be the next big buzz in artificial intelligence

September 13, 2019

Argonne targets neuromorphic chips to solve a complex challenge: improving how computer chips perform and adapt in extreme…
Quantum research with neural networks

August 1, 2019

For the first time, researchers have applied a fundamental tool of machine learning to a difficult class of…
New AI System Improves the Process for the Design of Materials Invisible to the Human Eye

July 17, 2019

Developing metamaterials, or artificial materials with properties not encountered in nature, invisible to the human eye is an…
Chip design drastically reduces energy needed to compute with light

June 5, 2019

MIT researchers have developed a novel “photonic” chip that uses light instead of electricity — and consumes relatively…
“Neural Lander” Uses AI to Land Drones Smoothly

May 27, 2019

Landing multi-rotor drones smoothly is difficult. Complex turbulence is created by the airflow from each rotor bouncing off…
AI As Good or Better than Radiologists at Spotting Lung Cancer in CT Scans

May 21, 2019

A new report published in the journal Nature Medicine provides a glimpse into the future of artificial intelligence-assisted…
New AI approach bridges the ‘slim-data gap’ that can stymie deep learning approaches

February 26, 2019

Pre-training allows system to tackle complex chemistry calculations with less computation Scientists have developed a deep neural network…
New algorithm boosts accuracy, speed of lung tumour identification

February 25, 2019

University of Alberta computing scientists develop neural network that outperforms other state-of-the-art methods of tracking tumours in real…
Materials Testing Streamlined Thanks to System Based on Artificial Neural Networks

February 6, 2019

In efforts to reduce the cost and time demands of testing and optimising advanced composite materials, researchers at…
Going deep: LLNL employees get an introduction to world of machine learning, neural networks

February 4, 2019

Deep learning is one of the most popular and widely used machine learning methods due to its success…
‘DeepSqueak’ helps researchers decode rodent chatter

January 7, 2019

Many researchers realize that mice and rats are social and chatty. They spend all day talking to each…
Japanese AI System Differentiates between Cancer Cells and Automatically Detects Their Susceptibility to Radiotherapy

December 28, 2018

Reporting in the academic journal Cancer Research, a group of Japanese researchers have devised an artificial intelligence (AI)…
Hardware-Software Co-Design Approach Could Make Neural Networks Less Power Hungry

December 21, 2018

A team led by the University of California San Diego has developed a neuroinspired hardware-software co-design approach that…
Neural nets supplant marker genes in analyzing single cell RNA sequencing

November 19, 2018

Computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon University say neural networks and supervised machine learning techniques can efficiently characterize cells…
Error-correction learning in training: the image visualizes the activity of artificial nerve cells in the Erlangen researchers’ neural network while it is solving a task. Image credit: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light
Artificial intelligence controls quantum computers

October 8, 2018

Quantum computers could solve complex tasks that are beyond the capabilities of conventional computers. However, the quantum states…
Researchers teach computers to see optical illusions

September 24, 2018

Is that circle green or gray? Are the center lines straight or tilted? Optical illusions can be fun…
Machine-learning system tackles speech and object recognition, all at once

September 18, 2018

MIT computer scientists have developed a system that learns to identify objects within an image, based on a…
Model can more naturally detect depression in conversations

August 30, 2018

To diagnose depression, clinicians interview patients, asking specific questions — about, say, past mental illnesses, lifestyle, and mood —…
Engineers develop artificial intelligence device that identifies objects at the speed of light

August 2, 2018

Created with a 3D printer, the artificial neural network could have applications in medicine, robotics and security. A…
NIST Chip Lights Up Optical Neural Network Demo

July 27, 2018

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have made a silicon chip that distributes optical…
Artificial neural networks now able to help reveal a brain’s structure

July 18, 2018

The function of the brain is based on the connections between nerve cells. In order to map these…
Test Tube Artificial Neural Network Recognizes “Molecular Handwriting”

July 11, 2018

Researchers at Caltech have developed an artificial neural network made out of DNA that can solve a classic…
Machine learning model predicts phenomenon key to understanding material properties

June 6, 2018

Using machine learning, evolutionary algorithms and other advanced computational techniques, researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have…
From Face Recognition to Phase Recognition: Neural Network Captures Atomic-Scale Rearrangements

June 4, 2018

Scientists use approach analogous to facial-recognition technology to track atomic-scale rearrangements relevant to phase changes, catalytic reactions, and…
ORNL researchers design novel method for energy-efficient deep neural networks

March 14, 2018

An Oak Ridge National Laboratory method to improve the energy efficiency of scientific artificial intelligence is showing early…
Neural networks everywhere

February 14, 2018

Most recent advances in artificial-intelligence systems such as speech- or face-recognition programs have come courtesy of neural networks,…
Engineers design artificial synapse for “brain-on-a-chip” hardware

January 23, 2018

When it comes to processing power, the human brain just can’t be beat. Packed within the squishy, football-sized…
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