artificial intelligence

Oxford Researchers Train AI Two Times Faster With a Simple Mathematical Trick

Posted in Software on 31st Mar, 2022
by Alex Muller

The researchers showed that the approach can be used to train a variety of different machine learning algorithms, but because it only involves a forward pass it was able to slash training times by as much as half.

Tens of thousands of NHS patients a year could benefit from new AI test

Posted in Medicine on 21st Jan, 2022
by Alex Muller

Researchers and doctors in London have joined a tech start-up to train a device to spot the form of the disease known as HER2-low.

Smarter Radiation Therapy Enhances Personalized Care for Cancer Patients

Posted in Medicine on 19th Dec, 2021
by Alex Muller

may have their treatment plan reassessed and optimized before every session, allowing the maximal radiation dose to be delivered to the tumor while reducing the risk of irradiating nearby healthy tissues.

Is DeepMind’s new reinforcement learning system a step toward general AI?

Posted in Software on 5th Aug, 2021
by Alex Muller

The paper proves that if you can create a complex enough environment, design the right reinforcement learning architecture, and expose your models to enough experience , you’ll be able to generalize to various kinds of tasks in the same environment.

AI startups raised $18.5 billion in 2019, setting new funding record

Posted in Business, Software on 15th Jan, 2020
by Alex Muller

While overall U.S. venture capital funding dipped in 2019, the artificial intelligence sector bucked this trend by reaching a new annual high for money raised by startups.