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BatchNorm + Dropout = DNN Success!

A group of researchers from Tencent Technology, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Nankai University recently combined two commonly used techniques — Batch Normalization (BatchNorm) and Dropout — into an Independent Component (IC) layer inserted before each weight layer to make inputs more independent*.

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Samsung AI Makes the Mona Lisa ‘Speak’

Imagine the lips forming the Mona Lisa’s famous smile were to part, and she began “speaking” to you. This is not some sci-fi fantasy or a 3D face animation, it’s an effect achieved by researchers from Samsung AI lab and Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, who used adversarial learning to generate a photorealistic talking head model.