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Latest News: After self-driving cars and becoming chess-champion: Mission to deepen AI learning

Latest News: After self-driving cars and becoming chess-champion: Mission to deepen AI learning

eLearningworld News from US As a part of President Obama’s Brain Initiative the US Government now is launching “Apollo Project of the Brain”. This is a $100 million-project with the purpose to improve algoritms to function more like the human brain. Currently algoritms is still using a rather simplified method to analyse information for patterns, where the outcome of generalising from complex information gives rather poor results. “So if we go one level deeper and… Continue reading

The Century of the Brain and Computing Part 5: Technology

The Century of the Brain and Computing Part 5: Technology

Watson 2.0 We are now entering a new technological era. The IBM Watson-computer that e.g. won Jeopardy against human grand masters in the competition has been outdated. Since the company is now developing Watson 2.0 that for instance will have the ability to keep on a dialogue with a human according to IBM representatives. The primary skill of a computer is to process enormous amounts of information and in combination with a dialogue function this… Continue reading

The Century of the Brain and Computing Part 1: Introduction

The Century of the Brain and Computing Part 1: Introduction

”I believe that the 21st Century will be the Century of the brain.” Professor Patrick Aebischer, EPFL Both USA and EU have recently launched extraordinary longstanding projects in order to explore the human brain’s functions and how these work together. In particular for the EU initiative information- and communication technology (ICT) is an important tool in the research. The aim besides to build a solid ground for what Professor Aebischer calls ”the Century of the Brain”… Continue reading