Category: AI

Global machine intelligence updates.

AI Research

UC Berkeley & Facebook AI Researchers Introduce House3D for Reinforcement Learning

To boost learning research aimed at endowing robots with better generalization capabilities, Yi Wu from UC Berkeley and Yuxin Wu, Georgia Gkioxari, and Yuandong Tian from Facebook AI research recently published the paper Building Generalizable Agents with a Realistic and Rich 3D Environment.

AI Event Industry

Hosting Robot Brains on the Cloud

The anticipated 2020 deployment of 5G networks will effect a tenfold speed increase compared to 4G LTE, creating an environment favourable for the mass integration of various robots into an AI-powered cloud. Beijing-based CloudMinds wants to create such a cloud.

AI China

Shanghai’s Subway Smartens Up With AI

On December 5th Alibaba, Ant Financial, and Shanghai Shentong Metro Group jointly launched a new voice interaction system for purchasing subway tickets. Riders can now tell a machine their destination — for example, Zhongshan Park — and the system will use the AutoNavi cloud map to issue a ticket for the nearest station.

AI Research

Hinton Proposes CapsNet

Today, the “Godfather of Deep Learning” Dr. Geoffrey Hinton published the paper Dynamic Routing Between Capsules on Arxiv. This is being hailed as a revolutionary work that could totally revamp computer vision research.