Transformers: An exciting revolution from text to videos

Original Source Here Transformers: An exciting revolution from text to videos Transformers are a very powerful Deep Learning model that has been able to become a standard in many Natural Language Processing tasks and is poised to revolutionize the field of Computer Vision as well. It all began in 2017 when Google Brain published theContinue reading “Transformers: An exciting revolution from text to videos”

Global chip shortage affects more than cars

https://venturebeat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Microchip-e1617299979361.jpg?w=1400&strip=all Original Source Here Join Transform 2021 for the most important themes in enterprise AI & Data. Learn more. (Reuters) — From delayed car deliveries to a supply shortfall in home appliances to costlier smartphones, businesses and consumers across the globe are facing the brunt of an unprecedented shortage in semiconductor microchips. The shortage stemsContinue reading “Global chip shortage affects more than cars”

A robot that senses hidden objects

Original Source Here In recent years, robots have gained artificial vision, touch, and even smell. “Researchers have been giving robots human-like perception,” says MIT Associate Professor Fadel Adib. In a new paper, Adib’s team is pushing the technology a step further. “We’re trying to give robots superhuman perception,” he says. The researchers have developed aContinue reading “A robot that senses hidden objects”

AI World Executive Summit: Important to Ask the Right Questions 

Original Source Here By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor  Asking the right questions about AI activities matters, especially given the acceleration of AI adoption driven by the pandemic. Specifically, thinking about which questions to answer is a focus of AI experts and practitioners who are managing through the adoption of AI in the enterpriseContinue reading “AI World Executive Summit: Important to Ask the Right Questions “

AI Seen Helping to Add Jobs as Small Manufacturers Pursue Automation 

Original Source Here By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor   The emergence of an advanced plastic manufacturing plant in Brookneal, Va. tells a story about the impact of AI on small manufacturing firms.    Local entrepreneur Hugh E. Williams started American Plastic Fabricators to shape small plastic parts needed by a range of customers. Eventually the company becameContinue reading “AI Seen Helping to Add Jobs as Small Manufacturers Pursue Automation “

Advances in Language-Based AI Tasks Seen as Dawn of New Era 

Original Source Here By AI Trends Staff   Researchers at Accenture have found that 10% of early adopters of digital technologies have grown at twice the rate of the bottom 25%, and they are using cloud systems—not legacy systems—to enable adoption.   H. James Wilson, Managing Director, Accenture “We expect the trend to accelerate among industry leaders overContinue reading “Advances in Language-Based AI Tasks Seen as Dawn of New Era “

US Military Seeks to Speed AI Adoption for Support Systems 

Original Source Here By AI Trends Staff   The US military needs to scale up its use of AI or be left behind by adversaries, Lt. Gen. Michael Groen, chief of the Pentagon’s Joint AI Center (JAIC), told a recent conference of the National Defense Industrial Association, according to a report from UPI.   Lt. Gen. Michael Groen,Continue reading “US Military Seeks to Speed AI Adoption for Support Systems “

Coming Grandeur Of Autonomous Vehicles Data Via Multiple Cloud Hookup 

Original Source Here By Lance Eliot, the AI Trends Insider  What happens when you put multiple clouds together?    If your first thought drifts toward wonderous clouds in the sky, perhaps your answer might be that you end-up with clouds that could be described as cirrus, alto, stratus, or perhaps cumulonimbus in nature. For those thatContinue reading “Coming Grandeur Of Autonomous Vehicles Data Via Multiple Cloud Hookup “

Foundations of NLP Explained Visually: Beam Search, How it Works

Original Source Here INTUITIVE NLP SERIES Foundations of NLP Explained Visually: Beam Search, How It Works A gentle guide to how Beam Search enhances predictions, in plain English Photo by Casey Horner on Unsplash Many NLP applications such as machine translation, chatbots, text summarization, and language models generate some text as their output. In additionContinue reading “Foundations of NLP Explained Visually: Beam Search, How it Works”

Study finds that even the best speech recognition systems exhibit bias

https://venturebeat.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/shutterstock_135445031-magic.jpg?w=2312&strip=all Original Source Here Join Transform 2021 for the most important themes in enterprise AI & Data. Learn more. Even state-of-the-art automatic speech recognition (ASR) algorithms struggle to recognize the accents of people from certain regions of the world. That’s the top-line finding of a new study published by researchers at the University of Amsterdam,Continue reading “Study finds that even the best speech recognition systems exhibit bias”