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IBM Watson machine smarts hitch a ride with GM cars

IBM on Wednesday announced it was teaming with General Motors to put Watson artificial intelligence to work to personalize the driving experience for motorists.

Wed 26 Oct 16 from

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Efficient exploitation of energy efficiency research

Carrying out research is all well and good, but what happens to the knowledge once the project has finished? Many research projects consider in advance how to use research findings, either to ...

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Finding patterns in corrupted data: New model-fitting technique efficient even for data sets with hundreds of variables

Data analysis—and particularly big-data analysis—is often a matter of fitting data to some sort of mathematical model. The most familiar example of this might be linear regression, which finds ...

Wed 26 Oct 16 from TechXplore

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New analysis of big data sheds light on cell functions

Researchers have developed a new way of obtaining useful information from big data in biology to better understand—and predict—what goes on inside a cell. Using genome-scale models, researchers ...

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New method reduces amount of training data needed for facial performance capture system

Disney Research has found a way to tailor a facial capture system to the characteristics of a specific actor's expressions while dramatically reducing the time and effort it would normally require.

Tue 25 Oct 16 from

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'Brainprint' researchers get $900K in funding

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A Brief History of Every TV Version of Knight Rider, Ever

With today’s news that car-a-holic director Justin Lin is spearheading a “digital reboot” of classic 1980s NBC action show Knight Rider, we got to thinking: exactly how many versions of Knight ...

Tue 25 Oct 16 from Gizmodo

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Combining cellphone data with perceptions of public spaces could help guide urban planning

For years, researchers at the MIT Media Lab have been developing a database of images captured at regular distances around several major cities. The images are scored according to different ...

Mon 24 Oct 16 from TechXplore

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