Category Archives: Artificial Intelligence

Intuit Tax Knowledge Engine

Intuit just published a technical overview of their new Tax Knowledge Engine, the key innovation to make TurboTax smarter and more personalized for 37M+ consumers. First they listed key limitations for the traditional approach that are common for many rules-based … Continue reading

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The AI Evolution and the Challenge of Decision Automation

In his latest post Prof. Warren Powell contrasts “using AI to automate decisions to Tesla’s aggressive use of robotics to automate their assembly lines. It is important to understand the most common use of AI today (machine learning) with the … Continue reading

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ML & FSM help amputees walk more naturally

Researchers from the University of Utah designed a robotic leg that learns from the user’s motion how to help amputees walk more naturally.  It uses machine learning to generate a human-like stride. It also helps wearers step over obstacles in … Continue reading

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Decision analytics: What is AI?

Prof. Warren B Powell from Princeton University: “The most common types of AI come in three flavors: rules, machine learning, and making decisions (“optimization”). Rules are used for guiding computers to identify patterns or make recommendations, and have to be … Continue reading

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Giving GPT-3 a Turing Test

GPT-3 is a general language model, trained on a large amount of uncategorized text from the internet. It isn’t specific to a conversational format, and it isn’t trained to answer any specific type of question. The only thing it does … Continue reading

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What is emotion AI and why should you care?

An article with this title was published by KDnuggets. “Emotions help us to understand and explore the world. What if we could incorporate emotions into machine learning systems to help inform them?” Link

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Can a human brain hold your life experience?

A human brain is an amazing instrument. It combines huge data storage with massive real-time processing. According to Scientific American [1], the memory capacity of the human brain was reported to have the equivalent of 2.5 petabytes (2500 TB) of memory capacity. This … Continue reading

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Why intelligences fail?

Alain Chabrier, from IBM Decision Optimization Team: “These days, everyone has become an expert. Everyone knows about Covid-19, everyone has an opinion on what should have been done before, what should be done now, and what should be done later. … Continue reading

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Undecidability

Walid Saba pointed to the article “Machine learning leads mathematicians to unsolvable problem” that states that a simple artificial-intelligence problem puts researchers up against a logical paradox discovered by Kurt Gödel. “The undecidability in the latest results points to what … Continue reading

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AI’s Premier Award 2020 goes to Gene Freuder

The premier AI award, the IJCAI Research Excellence Award, this year goes to Professor Eugene C. Freuder. It is Gene Freuder who said: “We are in the business of helping computers help people make better decisions.” In 1997 in his … Continue reading

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