All posts tagged "Research"

  • Artificial Intelligence
    A Preview of Bristlecone, Google’s New Quantum Processor

    Posted by Julian Kelly, Research Scientist, Quantum AI Lab The goal of the Google Quantum AI lab is to build a quantum computer that can be used to solve real-world problems. Our strategy is to explore near-term applications using systems that are forward compatible to a large-scale universal error-corrected quantum computer. In...

  • Artificial Intelligence
    Making Healthcare Data Work Better with Machine Learning

    Posted by Patrik Sundberg, Software Engineer and Eyal Oren, Product Manager, Google Brain Team Over the past 10 years, healthcare data has moved from being largely on paper to being almost completely digitized in electronic health records. But making sense of this data involves a few key challenges. First, there is no...

  • Artificial Intelligence
    Research Blog: Mobile Real-time Video Segmentation

    Valentin Bazarevsky and Andrei Tkachenka, Software Engineers, Google Research Video segmentation is a widely used technique that enables movie directors and video content creators to separate the foreground of a scene from the background, and treat them as two different visual layers. By modifying or replacing the background, creators can convey a...

  • Artificial Intelligence
    A New Dataset and Challenge for Landmark Recognition

    Posted by André Araujo and Tobias Weyand, Software Engineers, Google Research Image classification technology has shown remarkable improvement over the past few years, exemplified in part by the Imagenet classification challenge, where error rates continue to drop substantially every year. In order to continue advancing the state of the art in computer...

  • Artificial Intelligence
    Global Impact Award Finalist MGH Advances Radiology With AI

    Editor’s note: This is one of four profiles of finalists for NVIDIA’s 2018 Global Impact Award, which provides $200,000 to researchers using NVIDIA technology for groundbreaking work that addresses social, humanitarian and environmental problems. Attention, ER patients: Dr. Algorithm will see you right away. Artificial intelligence holds vast potential for faster patient...

  • Artificial Intelligence
    A Summary of the Google Zürich Algorithms & Optimization Workshop

    Posted by Silvio Lattanzi, Research Scientist, Google Zürich and Vahab Mirrokni, Research Scientist, Google New York Recently, we hosted a workshop on Algorithms and Optimization in our office in Zürich, with the goal of fostering collaboration between researchers from academia and Google by providing a forum to exchange ideas in machine learning...

  • Big Data
    Introduction: Open Data and Africa

    Open Data is widely regarded as the greatest challenge in the pursuit of openness in science, given the vastly different data practices – and related ethos and cultures of ownership, curation, storage and dissemination – which characterise each area of research. Initiatives such as OpenAIRE, Elixir and, most recently, the European Open...

  • Deep Learning
    Assessing Cardiovascular Risk Factors with Computer Vision

    Posted by Lily Peng MD PhD, Product Manager, Google Brain Team Heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular (CV) diseases continue to be among the top public health issues. Assessing this risk is critical first step toward reducing the likelihood that a patient suffers a CV event in the future. To do this...

  • Artificial Intelligence
    Announcing Tensor Comprehensions – Facebook Research

    Today, Facebook AI Research (FAIR) is announcing the release of Tensor Comprehensions, a C++ library and mathematical language that helps bridge the gap between researchers, who communicate in terms of mathematical operations, and engineers focusing on the practical needs of running large-scale models on various hardware backends. The main differentiating feature of...

  • Artificial Intelligence
    AI Offers Hope for Relief from Depression

    Thinking about depression treatment is likely to depress you. The disease, which is the world’s leading cause of disability, affects an estimated 300 million people globally. Although there are plenty of possible treatments, doctors have no reliable way to know what’s best for each patient. Many people struggle with depression for years...