Tag Archive: Artificial Intelligence

New AI Strategy Enables Robots to Rapidly Adapt to Real-world Environments

An AI Robot navigates tough terrain

By Sarah Yang. Delivery services may be able to overcome snow, rain, heat and the gloom of night, but a new class of legged robots is not far behind. Artificial intelligence algorithms developed by a team of researchers from UC…
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AI for More Efficient Flying Qubits

In order to use existing optical network fibers such as these, qubits (quantum bits) need to be efficiently converted to "flying qubits." (Credit: Berkeley Lab)

By Jon Bashor. As quantum computers evolve from theory to functioning machines and begin solving problems beyond the capabilities of even the fastest supercomputers, finding a way to link these powerful new systems to communicate with…
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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.

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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…
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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.

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UC Davis to Lead New Artificial Intelligence Institute for Next-Generation Food Systems

Professor Ilias Tagkopoulos, right, in his laboratory at the UC Davis Genome Center in 2016 with research specialist Navneet Rai. Tagkopoulos, whose work bridges computer science and biology, will lead a new institute for artificial intelligence in food systems supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and National Science Foundation. (UC Davis College of Engineering)

By A.J. Cheline. The University of California, Davis, has been awarded $20 million as part of a multi-institutional collaboration to establish an institute focused on enabling the next-generation food system through the integration of artificial intelligence, or AI, technologies. The…
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