Researchers Use Machine Learning to Aid in Early Dementia Diagnosis
In a new study, reported in Nature Aging, researchers analyzed approximately 1,500 blood proteins from over 50,000 participants in the UK Biobank, finding profiles that predict future dementia in healthy adults using machine learning algorithms. According to the study, the four proteins—GFAP, NEFL, GDF15, and LTBP2... Read more
Google DeepMind Introduces MusicRL Model
It seems that researchers at DeepMind hope that their new model is the next step in music creation through AI. Called MusicRL, it is built on the sophisticated MusicLM model. It introduces a novel method of aligning music generation with human preferences through reinforcement learning. The... Read more
University of Notre Dame Joins AI Safety Institute Consortium
Artificial intelligence is a present-day reality transforming industries, societies, and daily life. With the rapid expansion of AI technologies, while promising, they have also introduced complex challenges and risks. Recognizing the urgency to address these concerns, the University of Notre Dame has joined the Artificial Intelligence... Read more
ODSC’s AI Weekly Recap: Week of February 9th
Open Data Science Blog Recap Representatives of the EU member states met and voted in favor of a new proposal in Brussels related to AI. (Source) Venture capitalists from Kleiner Perkins spoke about how AI has become a central issue in funding pitches (Source) Google DeepMind... Read more
New AI Regulatory Framework Gets Green Light at EU
Last Friday, representatives of the EU member states met and voted in favor of a new proposal in Brussels related to AI. If it becomes law, it would see stricter regulations for AI in the 27-member state bloc. German Justice Minister Marco Buschmann stated that “Today... Read more
Venture Capitalists: AI Now Significant Part of Funding Pitches
Venture capitalists from Kleiner Perkins, Mamoon Hamid, and Ilya Fushman, opened up to TechCrunch about how AI has become a central issue in funding pitches. This is unsurprising as markets for AI Chips and software, as reported last year, are expected to see massive growth through... Read more
Google DeepMind Unveils New Approach to Meta-Learning
Google DeepMind has released a paper on a new method of training neural networks to learn new tasks with limited data.  This is an important step because meta-learning a cutting-edge domain within artificial intelligence research, is making significant strides toward achieving the ambitious goal of artificial... Read more
New Paper From Apple Hopes to Reduce Error Rates in Speech Recognition Systems
Apple published a new paper on a model called Acoustic Model Fusion, which aims to drastically reduce the error rates of speech recognition systems. The goal of which hopes to address the longstanding challenge of domain mismatch, paving the way for more accurate, efficient, and adaptable... Read more
ODSC’s AI Weekly Recap: Week of February 2nd
Artificial intelligence has been moving at the speed of light with all of the news that has come out. So let’s recap what we covered here at ODSC and other stories that we may have missed so you can stay in the know of all things... Read more
New Open Source Python Library Named Taipy Offers Streamlined Data Science Applications
A new open-source Python-based framework is promising data scientists the ability to create full-stack applications without the need to know HTML, CSS, or JavaScript. For data engineers and scientists, this could be a wonderful tool if they wish to hammer out user-friendly web applications. Called Taipy,... Read more