Meena: Google’s New State-of-the-art Chatbot

29 January 2020

Meena: Google’s New State-of-the-art Chatbot

Researchers from Google Brain have presented Meena – the new state-of-the-art chatbot that can chat almost about anything. In their new paper, named “Towards a Human-like Open-domain Chatbot”, researchers describe…

Attentive Graph Neural Networks: New Method For Video Object Segmentation

27 January 2020

Attentive Graph Neural Networks: New Method For Video Object Segmentation

Researchers from the Inception Institute of Artificial Intelligence, UAE and Indiana University have proposed a novel state-of-the-art method for video object segmentation based on graph neural networks. In their work,…

Neural Network Segments Objects In Videos Without Using Labeled Data

25 January 2020

Neural Network Segments Objects In Videos Without Using Labeled Data

In a joint work, researchers from several universities have developed a novel method for unsupervised video object segmentation that significantly outperforms other existing methods at this task. The new deep…

Google Dataset Search Comes Out of Beta Version

24 January 2020

Google Dataset Search Comes Out of Beta Version

Today, Google has announced the official release of Google Dataset Search. The new feature allows for discovering millions of datasets available on the web. Engineers at Google have indexed more…

FixMatch: New State-of-the-art Method In Semi-Supervised Learning

23 January 2020

FixMatch: New State-of-the-art Method In Semi-Supervised Learning

Researchers from Google Research have proposed a new state-of-the-art method in semi-supervised image classification. The problem of image classification has been successfully tackled in the past several years thanks to…

Advbox: Baidu Released Toolbox for Generating Adversarial Examples

21 January 2020

Advbox: Baidu Released Toolbox for Generating Adversarial Examples

In the past few years, researchers have discovered numerous ways on how to fool neural networks. The input samples that can do that were called adversarial examples and they were…

CenterMask: New State-of-the-art Model In Instance Segmentation

20 January 2020

CenterMask: New State-of-the-art Model In Instance Segmentation

Researchers from the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Insitute of Korea have proposed a new state-of-the-art method for instance segmentation. The novel method called CenterMask is based on a fully-convolutional one-stage…

Everybody’s Talkin’: New Method Generates Realistic Videos Given Audio Input

19 January 2020

Everybody’s Talkin’: New Method Generates Realistic Videos Given Audio Input

A group of researchers from SenseTime Research, NLPR, and Nanyang Technological University has proposed a novel method that generates a video of a person talking, given audio signal and a…

HybridPose: New State-of-the-art Method for 6D Pose Estimation

16 January 2020

HybridPose: New State-of-the-art Method for 6D Pose Estimation

Group of researchers from the University of Texas, Austin has developed a novel 6D pose estimation method that significantly outperforms existing methods. Their new approach, called HybridPose, predicts an intermediate…

Google Uses Convolutional Neural Networks To Precisely Forecast Precipitation

15 January 2020

Google Uses Convolutional Neural Networks To Precisely Forecast Precipitation

In a recent paper, researchers from Google AI Research propose a method for precipitation forecasting using deep learning and convolutional neural networks. Their approach, different than traditional weather models, does…

Facebook AI Research Released Speech Recognition Framework – Wav2letter@anywhere

14 January 2020

Facebook AI Research Released Speech Recognition Framework – Wav2letter@anywhere

Facebook AI Research (FAIR) has announced that it is open-sourcing a new inference framework for online speech recognition called wav2letter@anywhere. The framework was built with the purpose of having real-time…

Microsoft Releases AI Visualization Tool TensorWatch

11 January 2020

Microsoft Releases AI Visualization Tool TensorWatch

Researchers from Microsoft Research have developed an interactive system for real-time analysis of deep learning training called TensorWatch. The new tool was designed to be a flexible visualization tool for…

DeepSnake: Novel State-of-the-art Instance Segmentation Method

10 January 2020

DeepSnake: Novel State-of-the-art Instance Segmentation Method

A group of researchers from Zhejiang University has proposed an interesting approach for image instance segmentation called DeepSnake that achieves state-of-the-art results on the popular Cityscapes dataset. Image segmentation is…

FaceShifter: Microsoft Proposes A Method For Highly Realistic Face Swapping

8 January 2020

FaceShifter: Microsoft Proposes A Method For Highly Realistic Face Swapping

Researchers from Microsoft and Peking University have proposed a new method for face swapping in images called FaceShifter. In their two published papers, FaceShifter and Face X-Ray, researchers propose a…

UWGAN: Underwater GAN Network For Color Restoration

7 January 2020

UWGAN: Underwater GAN Network For Color Restoration

A group of researchers from the Harbin Engineering University in China has proposed a new method that restores color and removes haze from underwater images. The novel method, based on…

Libri-Light: A New Benchmark For Automatic Speech Recognition

6 January 2020

Libri-Light: A New Benchmark For Automatic Speech Recognition

Facebook AI Research (FAIR) has announced the release of Libri-light – a new benchmark for automatic speech recognition (ASR) systems. The new benchmark contains three types of datasets as part…

AI Agent Learns To Drive By Cheating

5 January 2020

AI Agent Learns To Drive By Cheating

A group of researchers from the University of UT Austin and Intel Labs have proposed a new model that learns how to perform urban driving by “cheating”. In their latest…

Google’s AI Can Detect Breast Cancer Better Than Human Experts

2 January 2020

Google’s AI Can Detect Breast Cancer Better Than Human Experts

Researchers from Google Health and Google Deepmind have joined forces to develop an AI model that can detect breast cancer with greater accuracy than experts. Their latest findings published today…

Robot Learns To Imitate Human Demonstrations Using GAN Networks

28 December 2019

Robot Learns To Imitate Human Demonstrations Using GAN Networks

Researchers from Berkeley Artificial Intelligence Research (BAIR) have developed a method that allows robots to imitate human demonstrations by learning from videos. The method, called AVID combines robotic reinforcement learning…

STAPLE: Machine Translation Competition By Duolingo

25 December 2019

STAPLE: Machine Translation Competition By Duolingo

Duolingo has announced a new machine translation competition called STAPLE, which will be part of the WNGT and SIGEDU workshops at next year’s ACL conference. The world’s most popular language-learning…

Neural Network Can Detect Deception From Walking Patterns

19 December 2019

Neural Network Can Detect Deception From Walking Patterns

Researchers from the University of North Carolina and the University of Maryland have proposed a new method for detecting deception from walking patterns and gestures. In their novel paper named…