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A new AI model, developed by IBM Research and Pfizer, has used short, non-invasive and standardized speech tests to help predict the eventual onset of Alzheimer’s disease within healthy people with an accuracy of 0.7 and an AUC of 0.74 (area under the curve). The post Could AI help clinicians... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-22
Atos today announces its revenue for the third quarter of 2020. Spring transformation accelerating commercial momentum.  All 2020 objectives confirmed The post Third quarter of 2020 appeared first on Atos.... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-22
The next generation of computing will define how we respond to crises, by accelerating the analysis of problems and the synthesis of solutions to them. The ability to make advances in AI, in particular, will empower collaborative scientific communities and bring automation and virtually unlimited computing resources to every facet... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-21
I believe one of the most promising areas for AI to make an impact is in the field of medical imaging. Through advancements in AI that allow for more intelligent and accurate analysis of video and still images, there is hope that clinicians will soon be able to widely augment... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-20
» Download all images (ZIP, 55 MB) As ubiquitous as artificial intelligence has become in modern life — from boosting our understanding of the cosmos to surfacing entertaining videos on your phone — AI hasn’t yet found its way into orbit. That is until Sept. 2, when an experimental satellite... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-20
Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, has signed a five-year contract worth over 10 million HRK (approximately 1.3 million EUR) with the Croatian Meteorological and Hydrological Service (DHMZ) to supply its BullSequana XH2000 supercomputer. The post Atos supercomputer boosts weather forecasting capacity for ‘Croatian Meteorological and Hydrological Service’ and... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-20
Powerful neural networks have enabled the use of “end-to-end” speech recognition models that directly map a sequence of acoustic features to a sequence of words. It is generally believed that direct sequence-to-sequence speech recognition models are competitive with traditional hybrid models only when a large amount of training data is... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-19
The 21st INTERSPEECH Conference will take place as a fully virtual conference from October 25 to October 29. INTERSPEECH is the world’s largest conference devoted to speech processing and applications, and is the premiere conference of the International Speech Communication Association. The current focus of speech technology research at IBM... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-16
What’s new: Today at the all.ai 2020 Virtual Summit, Intel India and Indian School of Business (ISB) released a report, “The Impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on the Indian Labor Market,” conducted by the Srini Raju Centre for Information Technology and the Networked Economy (SRITNE) at ISB. The study assesses the... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-15
Today we make a great move on AI research in Brazil by announcing that IBM, University of São Paulo (USP) and FAPESP (São Paulo State Research Foundation) are inaugurating the Center for Artificial Intelligence (C4AI) in Brazil, dedicated to developing cutting-edge studies and research on AI to address topics of... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-15
It's an exciting time to be in quantum information science. Investments are growing across the globe, like the recently announced U.S. Quantum Information Science Research Centers, that bring together the best of the public and private sectors to solve the scientific challenges on the path to a commercial-scale quantum computer.... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-13
What’s New: During the IEEE International Conference on Quantum Computing and Engineering this week, Intel is presenting a body of research highlighting its full-stack approach to quantum innovation spanning hardware, software and algorithm development. Collectively, the body of work highlights important advances across all these areas, which are critical to build scalable... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-12
IBM Research’s Project Debater team worked with the producers of “That’s Debatable” to integrate AI into the traditional debate format. With the help of a new natural language processing (NLP) feature called key point analysis, IBM Watson AI can synthesize thousands of submissions from the general public prior to each... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-09
Posted by Susie Kim, Program Manager, University RelationsGoogle created the PhD Fellowship Program in 2009 to recognize and support outstanding graduate students who seek to influence the future of technology by pursuing exceptional research in computer science and related fields. Now in its twelfth year, these Fellowships have helped support... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-08
Source: Google AI Blog
IBM Quantum will sponsor 5,000 students to attend an eight-month intensive quantum computing course from The Coding School (and you could be one of them). The post IBM and The Coding School to offer free online quantum computing course for 5,000 students appeared first on IBM Research Blog.... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-06
Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announced a new contract with Linköping University to build Sweden’s fastest supercomputer for machine learning and artificial intelligence. It will deliver 300 petaflops of AI performance and will be based on the NVIDIA DGX SuperPOD™ computing infrastructure. It will be named BerzeLiUs,... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-06
Medal, to be awarded by the Queen of Denmark, recognizes outstanding original scientific work in physics or chemistry The Danish Society for the Dissemination of Natural Science has announced that Charlie Marcus, the Director of the Microsoft Quantum Lab in Copenhagen and Villum Kann Rasmussen Professor at the Niels Bohr... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-05
Paris, 5 October 2020 Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, announces its participation in the European project NEASQC[1], whose ambition is to prepare European businesses for the age of quantum computing by exploring a wide selection of industrial and financial use cases, and associated algorithms, compatible with NISQ[2] computers,... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-05
Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, and the European Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF), today announce a new Center of Excellence in HPC, AI and Quantum computing for Weather & Climate. The Center will be based at ECMWF’s headquarters in Reading, UK, where it will provide their team... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-05
In collaboration with researchers from Harvard Medical School, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, Stanford University and the Northern California Institute for Research and Education, IBM Research is undertaking a new research initiative funded by the National Institute of Health. As part of a broader $99 million, 5-year research initiative spanning... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-02