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7 AI Research Labs in Europe Leading the Data Science Community
In the past, we’ve highlighted some West Coast AI research labs that we think are doing some really incredible work. Now, in an attempt to look past the dominating presence of Silicon Valley, we’re turning our focus overseas and taking a closer look at some of the cutting-edge Europe... Read more
20 Years of Evolution From Cognitive to Intelligent Communications
It’s been 20 years since the concept of cognitive radio was proposed—radio that could automatically switch from wireless signal to wireless signal, to minimize congestion and allow for more concurrent wireless connections. While this technology has been key in implementing intelligent communications, it’s even more interesting to look at... Read more
An Interactive System for Spatial Relations
Systems that track and detect objects (or, more specifically, people) have been in the news a lot. The media and the general public are starting to worry about what may happen with these technologies: cue discussions about China and Black Mirror. While these end results are, in fact, important... Read more
The Best Machine Learning Research of September 2019
Every month brings its own wave of exciting research, and September was as busy a month as ever for developments in machine learning. To help sort through everything, we’ve compiled our five favorite machine learning research papers of the month, check them out below.  [Related Article: The Best Open... Read more
Unpacking YouTube’s Recommender System
Over the past couple of years, YouTube has come under fire for its recommender system, with the media suggesting that it is promoting violent content, or banning LGBT content for violating its terms of service. Seemingly in response to all of this, Google has finally released a paper explaining... Read more
What You Need to Know about DeepMind’s BSuite
Imagine this. You know that reinforcement learning has been responsible for some of AI’s most significant advancements. You’re in the exploratory phase of implementing your first project. You’d love a way to evaluate whether your RL agent is appropriate for the task you have, something not always apparent without... Read more
Behavior Suite for Reinforcement Learning
A team from DeepMind Technologies—made up of Ian Osband, Yotam Doron, Matteo Hessel, John Aslanides, Eren Sezner, Andre Saraiva, Katrina McKinney, Tor Lattimore, Csaba Szepezvari, Satinder Singh, Benjamin Van Roy, Richard Sutton, David Silver, and Hado Van Hesselt—has recently published a piece on their new program Behavior Suite (bsuite... Read more
The Best Open Source Research at DeepMind in 2019 So Far
DeepMind, a company which originated in London, and has since spread across the world and partnered with Google, is one of the leading AI research centers today. The interdisciplinary team there has made huge strides in AI applications from healthcare to game theory, and they’re still going strong. We... Read more
ML and Behavioral Economics for Personalized Choice Architecture
Personalized choice architecture is a new and interesting field, surrounding the idea that we can predict and influence consumers’ choices, ensuring that they get the best product or best outcome possible. In a recent paper by Emir Hrnjic and Nikodem Tomczak (researchers at NUS Business School and the National... Read more
Best Releases and Papers from OpenAI in 2019 So Far
OpenAI is one of the leaders in research on artificial general intelligence, and as such, they’ve put out some pretty impressive content this year. Here’s our picks of the 9 best releases and papers from OpenAI in 2019 so far.  [Related Article: What Are a Few AI Research Labs... Read more