Tag Archive: AI

ChatGPT, parlor trick or more? For research, to write this blog…?

Winners of the inaugural UC Tech Yvonne Tevis Golden Award for UC Collaboration

Learn about the winning project of the 2022 Yvonne Tevis UC Collaboration Golden Award, “Connecting Patients & Researchers with UC Clinical Trials,” thanks to an inquisitive project team and ChatGPT. The UCSF Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Research Technology…
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Business Analysis Meets Digital Transformation at UCSF

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By Jeannie Louie and Ana Buenaventura. In this era of digital transformation, UCSF meets both opportunity and risk as we evolve and adapt in how we conduct research, education, patient care, and public service. Current virtual-care trends could lead to industry changes like…
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‘Off label’ use of imaging databases could lead to bias in AI algorithms, study finds

Man looking at brain images

By Marni Ellerry. Significant advances in artificial intelligence (AI) over the past decade have relied upon extensive training of algorithms using massive, open-source databases. But when such datasets are used “off label” and applied in unintended ways, the results are…
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Paging Doctor Robot?

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By Shelley Leachman. Much like a family physician who has treated you for years, computer systems could — hypothetically — know a patient’s complete medical history. A more common experience, of course, is seeing a new doctor or a specialist…
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Artificial Intelligence: Can We Trust Machines to Make Fair Decisions?

woman with computerized background

By Catherine Kenny. Artificial Intelligence touches almost every aspect of our lives, from mobile banking and online shopping to social media and real-time traffic maps. But what happens when artificial intelligence is biased? What if it makes mistakes on important…
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Register: UCSB Mind and Machine Intelligence Summit, June 1-3

Woman looks directly at user

Don’t miss the 2021 Mind and Machine Intelligence Summit, hosted by UC Santa Barbara, June 1-3, 2021. This virtual event will examine state-of-the-art AI in healthcare, as well as ways that AI can be used/misused in this setting. This…
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Neuroscientists Tap Gamers to Learn How People Problem-Solve

The game app Hexxed

By Robert Sanders. Fans of Candy Crush Saga, Flow Free or Minesweeper should check out a challenging new mobile game app, hexxed, that will stretch your brain as it helps brain researchers understand human strategic thinking and perhaps improve the reasoning…
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UC convenes Artificial Intelligence Working Group to Harness Innovative Technology, Establish Guardrails for Equitable and Ethical Use

AI Working Group

By Karen Aldridge. Artificial intelligence (AI) — machines or computer programs capable of learning and problem-solving to perform tasks that typically require humans — can make people and organizations more efficient. At the same time, these technological advances can prompt…
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UCSC Partners in Institute to Explore the Role of AI in Education

Marilyn Walker & Jeffrey Flanigan

By Tim Stephens. Computer scientists in the Baskin School of Engineering at UC Santa Cruz are partners in a new institute to explore the role that artificial intelligence (AI) may play in the future of education and workforce development. Funded…
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