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We’ve moved! The IBM Research blog has a new home

In an effort better integrate the IBM Research blog with the IBM Research web experience, we have migrated to a new landing page: https://research.ibm.com/blog

We’ve moved! The IBM Research blog has a new home

In an effort better integrate the IBM Research blog with the IBM Research web experience, we have migrated to a new landing page: https://research.ibm.com/blog

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New smartphone app to navigate blind people to stand in lines with distances

We have developed an AI-driven assistive smartphone app dubbed LineChaser, presented at CHI 2021, that navigates a blind or visually impaired person to the end of a line. It also continuously reports the distance and direction to the last person in the line, so that the blind user can follow them easily.

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New research helps make AI fairer in decision-making

To tackle bias in AI, our IBM Research team in collaboration with the University of Michigan has developed practical procedures and tools to help machine learning and AI achieve Individual Fairness. The key idea of Individual Fairness is to treat similar individuals well, similarly, to achieve fairness for everyone.

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Our 2 nm chip: the sum of several “Aha!” moments

Today’s announcement isn’t just that our new Gate-All-Around (GAA) nanosheet device architecture enables us to fit 50 billion transistors in a space roughly the size of a fingernail. It’s not just that IBM Research’s second-generation nanosheet technology has paved a path to the 2-nanometer (nm) node. Or that we produced this breakthrough technology on a 300 millimeter (mm) wafer built at IBM Research’s semiconductor research facility in Albany, NY. It’s all of those things, of course.

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Five years ago today, we put the first quantum computer on the cloud. Here’s how we did it.

Five years ago today, the team made history by launching the IBM Quantum Experience, putting the first quantum processor on the IBM Cloud so that anyone could run their own quantum computing experiments.

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The Qiskit Global Summer School is returning with a focus on Quantum Machine Learning

This year's Qiskit Global Summer School, from July 12-23, will feature two weeks of live lectures and hands-on laboratory sessions where students can apply what they've learned using Qiskit code using the new Qiskit machine learning application module.

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Finding new uses for drugs with generative AI

New research published in the journal "Frontiers" demonstrates advanced AI algorithms successfully and rapidly modeling clinical trials to find new uses for existing drugs and therapeutics.

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IBM researchers investigate ways to help reduce bias in healthcare AI

Our study "Comparison of methods to reduce bias from clinical prediction models of postpartum depression” examines healthcare data and machine learning models routinely used in both research and application to address bias in healthcare AI.

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Pushing the boundaries of human-AI interaction at IUI 2021

At the 2021 virtual edition of the ACM International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI), researchers at IBM will present five full papers, two workshop papers, and two demos.

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Deep Document Understanding: IBM’s AI extracts data from complex documents

Using novel deep learning architectures, we have developed an AI that could help organizations, enterprises, and data scientists to easily extract data from vast collections of documents. Our technology allows users to quickly customize high-quality extraction models. It transforms the documents, making it possible to use the text they contain for other downstream processes such as building a knowledge graph out of the extracted content.

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AI Hardware Composer launches on two-year anniversary of IBM AI Hardware Center

Unveiled at the two-year anniversary of the IBM Research AI Hardware Center, AI Hardware Composer for analog AI hardware enables one to master and accelerate the AI hardware technology to power more sustainable AI models. It’s one of many upcoming developments of the AI Hardware Center, launched in 2019 to innovate across materials, devices, architecture and algorithms.

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IBM Quantum systems accelerate discoveries in science

IBM's quantum systems powered 46 non-IBM presentations in order to help discover new algorithms, simulate condensed matter and many-body systems, explore the frontiers of quantum mechanics and particle physics, and push the field of quantum information science forward overall.

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