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IBM Research AI: Advancing AI for industry and society

State-of-the-Art Results in Conversational Telephony Speech Recognition with a Single-Headed Attention-Based Sequence-to-Sequence Model

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 used. However, in our recent […]

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IBM Research at INTERSPEECH 2020

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 Research AI is around Spoken […]

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C4AI: A New Center for Artificial Intelligence to accelerate science and innovation in Brazil

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 great social and economic impact. […]

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You Have the Floor: IBM Watson AI Weighs In on Bloomberg’s “That’s Debatable”

REMINDER: The topic for episode two of “That’s Debatable,” to be broadcast November 6 at 7pm ET: A U.S.-China space race is good for humanity.

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In Collaboration with the National Institutes of Health, IBM Research Dives Deep into Biomarkers of Schizophrenia

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.

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AI Data Tracker Encourages Scientific Research into COVID-19 Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions

What impact do measures such as shelter-in-place, mask wearing, and social distancing have on the number of COVID-19 cases? How do the COVID-19 quarantine measures that have been implemented by North American countries compare to South American countries? These are just a few questions about the wide range of non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) that have been applied by governments, globally.

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IBM 5 in 5: Radically Accelerating the Process of Discovery will Enable Our Sustainable Future

This year’s IBM "5 in 5" predictions focus on accelerating the discovery of new materials to enable a more sustainable future. In line with the United Nation’s global call-to-action through its Sustainable Development Goals, IBM researchers are working to speed up the discovery of new materials that will address significant worldwide problems.

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Using machine learning to solve a dense hydrogen conundrum

Hydrogen is the simplest element in the universe, yet its behavior in extreme conditions such as very high pressure and temperature is still far from being well understood. Dense hydrogen constitutes the bulk of the content of giant gas planets and brown dwarf stars and it’s a material of interest for both fundamental physics and […]

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IBM Research at VLDB 2020

IBM Research AI is a gold sponsor and will have a strong presence at VLDB 2020, with technical papers, tutorials, as well as workshop organization.

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Gauteng Province Launches COVID-19 Dashboard Developed by IBM Research, Wits University and GCRO – Now Open to the Public

The Gauteng Province has been using data and cloud technologies to monitor and respond to Covid-19, and now they are sharing access with the public. As of 20 August the Gauteng Province in South Africa has 33% of the national cases for COVID-19 with 202,000 confirmed cases — and the numbers continue to rise. To address […]

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RoboRXN: Automating Chemical Synthesis

For most of us, chemistry is a distant childhood memory that takes us back to our school days where we got to experiment with chemical reactions. I mean who didn’t love the school science fair? It was the one occasion we were allowed to make a mess in the kitchen by mixing baking soda, vinegar, […]

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IBM Research AI at KDD 2020

At KDD 2020, IBM Research AI presents work that explores topics ranging from healthcare to forecasting, human-centered explainability, optimization, graph representation and automated machine learning.

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