Tag Archive: AI

Flu AI 02.2.18

Using Machine-Learning Prediction to Forecast the Flu Season

Just as you depend on your local weatherman to tell you whether you need to bring an umbrella to work, medical professionals rely on influenza forecasts to predict the severity of the flu season and plan accordingly. However, these flu predictions are notoriously inaccurate and vague, making it difficult to effectively prepare, allocate resources and…

01.30.18

Object-Recognition Technology and Google Street View

Want to learn about the demographics of a particular neighborhood, such as political tendencies, average incomes and buying habits? Then look no further than the cars on the streets, which can serve as effective guides to the identities and behaviors of local residents. What’s more, by using a combination of object-recognition technology and the Street…

AI Book Translation 01.26.18

AI Translation Interprets Mysterious Book

For more than a century, academics, cryptographers, and conspiracy theorists have debated and theorized about the meaning of the Voynich manuscript, an ornate tome written in an unknown language and encrypted with an obscure code. With the cipher proving unbreakable, theories about the document’s purpose have run wild, with hypotheses ranging from an alchemist’s guide…

Mifid compliance 01.22.18

AI and MiFID II Compliance

In the first week of January, the United Kingdom began enforcing a new series of regulations for its financial services community. The current version of The Market in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) is legislation structured to strengthen investor protection, ensure orderly markets, minimize risk, and bolster market efficiency. The regulation underscores transparency to promote…

eDiscovery AI Legal 01.18.18

eDiscovery and Artificial Intelligence in 2018

ITB  – This exclusive interview discusses the adaption of artificial intelligence for the legal community, the integration of Relativity with AI, how the latest technology differs from other tools on the market, and where AI is headed within the legal sector. Read the Full Article in ITB

01.12.18

Chatbots Learn Words as They Dialogue

Japanese university researchers have devised an artificial intelligence system that can learn new words by interacting with users, potentially enhancing speech-oriented applications like chatbots, according to the Digital Journal. Scientists at Osaka University have developed a technology called “lexical acquisition through implicit confirmation.” This method allows computers to infer the definition of a new, unrecognized…

ID Payment Systems 01.12.18

Face Recognition is Taking Over Payment and ID Systems

No matter how much you might love your credit cards, the day is coming when your VISA will go the way of the dinosaur, with plastic payment systems replaced by face recognition technology. What’s more, this event could happen soon, with the migration to face recognition technology possibly starting this year, according to one business…

01.10.18

Collaborate to Innovate

Law Enforcement Today – Across a broad spectrum of public service agencies, from social care to education or health, collaboration is becoming essential to delivering effective, well-rounded service. Law enforcement is no exception. Whether partnering to improve intelligence for frontline officers or taking advantage of the knowledge and experience of private sector or third-party organizations, modern…

NASA Google AI 01.9.18

NASA and Google Use Image Recognition to Discover New Worlds

It’s said there are more stars in the universe than there are grains of sand in all the earth’s deserts and beaches—10 times more, by some estimates. So, imagine the plight of planet hunters, who must sort through images of countless stellar bodies to find telltale images of alien worlds. However, by using neural-network-based technology…

AI Opioid Crisis 01.6.18

AI Data Analysis Takes on the Opioid Crisis

Each day, more than 90 people die from opioid overdoses in the United States, twice the death rate suffered by U.S. soldiers during the peak year of the Vietnam War. To address this crisis, an Indianapolis firm is employing AI data analysis techniques to track narcotics abuse trends in real time, helping agencies target their…