A New Effect in Electromagnetism Discovered – 150 years later


A team of IBM researchers discovered a feature in electromagnetism that they named the "camelback effect." It was featured as an experimental problem in the International Physics Olympiad.

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Physics

October 20, 2017

Resilient Consensus Protocols for Blockchains


On the heels of the exciting blockchain news coming from SIBOS, in Vienna this week the 31st International Symposium on Distributed Computing took place, which also hosted a workshop entitled...

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Blockchain

October 18, 2017

Using IoT and machine learning to track the progression of...


Management and prevention of COPD is the focus of a new research project presented today at the 19th annual IEEE Healthcom Conference, in Dalian, China. IBM researchers in Zurich are...

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Healthcare

October 13, 2017

Open standards for deep learning to simplify development of neural...


To help further the creation and adoption of interoperable deep learning models, IBM joined the Open Neural Network Exchange (ONNX), a new industry ecosystem that was established by Facebook and...

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AI

October 11, 2017

The era of AI — and the technologies that will...


Mukesh Khare, IBM Research vice president of semiconductor research, explores the answers to the questions -- what does AI and the explosion of data imply for computing devices? And where...

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AI

October 11, 2017

AI-based financial advisor for low-wage workers


This summer, as a part of our Science for Social Good program, we partnered with New York City-based organization Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners to tackle this problem. One of the...

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Science for Social Good

October 10, 2017

New model augments visual recognition to help AI identify unfamiliar...


Applications of AI are quickly becoming ubiquitous, powered by algorithms that learn from large amounts of data. Humans, on the other hand, learn very differently: they are able to reason...

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AI

October 9, 2017

Two Days, Two Different Honors for IBM’s Zurich Lab


Last week, Kavli and the Norwegian Academy, in collaboration with IBM's Zurich Research Lab organised such a symposium with two of the three 2016 Kavli Laureates for Nanoscience: Gerd Binnig and...

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IBM Research-Zurich

October 5, 2017

A second set of eyes – Using computers to aid...


Summary of results from IBM and Memorial Sloan Kettering co-organized melanoma image detection challenge at the 2016 International Symposium for Biomedical Imaging

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Healthcare

October 4, 2017

IoT neurons go macro, go global with DyBM


Imagine covering the globe with a sheet of artificial, internet-enabled neurons. And these Internet of Things (IoT) neurons could send their local information to other neurons just like the synapses...

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Internet of Things

October 3, 2017

Using deep learning to forecast ocean waves


IBM researchers developed a deep learning AI framework that provides a 12,000% acceleration over physics-based models at comparable levels of accuracy.

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AI

September 29, 2017