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Using Deep Learning to Forecast Ocean Waves

IBM Research-Ireland is using AI techniques such as deep learning to forecast a physical process; namely, ocean waves.

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Using AI to help Aging Populations Live Better

The world’s population is rapidly aging: today there are 617 million people over the age of 65. By 2050, that number will jump to 1.6 billion. The population of seniors over 80 is expected to triple in that timeframe, and in some Asian and Latin American countries, it’s expected to quadruple. People might be living […]

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The Best of Minds: IBM’s Commitment to Advancing AI Research with University Partners

IBM’s Cognitive Horizons Network produced more than 70 peer-reviewed AI publications in its first year With over two decades of AI research expertise across our global labs, our scientists take pride in their ability to explore, invent and uncover new innovations, but we also understand that the solutions to the most complex AI problems will […]

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Solving AI’s moving-target search problem at IJCAI 2017

As we look to get from point A to point B, people increasingly have options that go beyond the typical bus or taxi. Various flavours of ride and car sharing are now available in cities worldwide, making getting around more convenient than ever. Yet, as anyone that uses such services knows, it can be difficult […]

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IBM Research at IJCAI: Pushing new AI frontiers from Down Under

For the first time in 26 years, Australia is hosting the globally revered International Joint Conference for Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI). The greatest minds in artificial intelligence (AI) from across the globe will descend on Melbourne next week to present the latest advancements in training machines to learn, reason and interact in a natural, human-like way.  […]

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Using distributed learning to boost Watson’s Visual IQ

Quantity matters when training computers to accurately recognize what’s in an image. The more they see, the more they learn. But, training new visual recognition models from a large number of images using deep learning can quickly become a bottleneck, especially for cloud environments that use commodity hardware and GPUs. Commodity machines with an average […]

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Advancing Core AI Research Through Academic Collaboration

Over the past few years, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has increasingly impacted our daily lives and changed how enterprises conduct business. One of the major drivers behind the extended adoption of AI is the advancement of machine learning and deep learning algorithms, and the dawn of systems that allow computers to learn from examples to perceive, […]

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IBM Research AI technology auto-curates golf highlights at the 2017 Masters Tournament

The tremendous growth of video data — including media content, sports broadcasts, educational video, consumer content, news and more — has created a significant demand for artificial intelligence (AI) tools that can automatically understand visual content to facilitate effective curation and searching of large video collections. Our team at IBM Research is creating core technologies […]

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Using AI and science to predict heart failure

Heart disease has been the leading cause of death for decades in the United States so it’s no surprise that heart failure rates, which is a specific type of heart disease characterized by when the heart is too weak to pump blood throughout the body, are on the rise. In fact, the number of American […]

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