U² Net (U-Squared Net): A New Neural Network For Salient Object Detection

27 May 2020

U² Net (U-Squared Net): A New Neural Network For Salient Object Detection

A group of researchers from the University of Alberta has proposed new neural network architecture for salient object detection called U² Net. In their recent paper, researchers argue that most…

EfficientPS: New State-of-the-art Model in Panoptic Segmentation

22 May 2020

EfficientPS: New State-of-the-art Model in Panoptic Segmentation

In a recent paper, researchers from the University of Freiburg, Germany, have proposed a new state-of-the-art CNN model for panoptic segmentation which also outperforms all existing models in terms of…

Meta Dataset: Google Released A “Dataset of Datasets” for Few-shot Learning

15 May 2020

Meta Dataset: Google Released A “Dataset of Datasets” for Few-shot Learning

Researchers from Google AI have developed and released a new dataset for few-shot learning called Meta Dataset. The novel dataset is in fact attributed as a “dataset of datasets” and…

Deep Neural Network Predicts Segmentation Mask In Bird-eye View

15 May 2020

Deep Neural Network Predicts Segmentation Mask In Bird-eye View

A group of researchers from the RWTH Aachen University has proposed a deep learning based method for transforming on-road images to semantically segmented bird-eye view (BEV) image. Semantic segmentation has…

Facebook AI Announced a New Challenge on Detecting Hateful Memes

15 May 2020

Facebook AI Announced a New Challenge on Detecting Hateful Memes

Facebook AI has announced the release of a new challenge and dataset called “Hateful Memes”. In their blog post, researchers from Facebook describe the new challenge as another one in…

Researchers Processed Over 16 Million Newspaper Pages to Create Large-scale Newspaper Dataset

12 May 2020

Researchers Processed Over 16 Million Newspaper Pages to Create Large-scale Newspaper Dataset

A group of researchers from the American Library of Congress has joined forces to create a large-scale dataset from newspaper content by analyzing over 16 million historic newspaper pages. As…

CascadePSP: Precise High-resolution Semantic Segmentation Model

10 May 2020

CascadePSP: Precise High-resolution Semantic Segmentation Model

A group of researchers from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Tencent have proposed a new segmentation model that provides high-resolution semantic segmentation without the need of…

Amazon Scientists Published Free Interactive Book on Deep Learning

10 May 2020

Amazon Scientists Published Free Interactive Book on Deep Learning

A group of scientists from Amazon has published a new book on deep learning that is supposed to help students and developers learn about machine learning and deployment of machine…

Mapillary Released The World’s Largest Open Dataset for Places

7 May 2020

Mapillary Released The World’s Largest Open Dataset for Places

Mapillary has released the world’s largest and most diverse open dataset for places recognition, that contains more than 1.6 million images. The new dataset, collected by researchers from Mapillary features…

OpenAI’s Jukebox Neural Network Is Able To Generate Realistic Music

3 May 2020

OpenAI’s Jukebox Neural Network Is Able To Generate Realistic Music

OpenAI announced the release of Jukebox – a new neural network model that is able to generate realistic music of a wide variety of genres and styles. Automatic music generation…

Deep Neural Network Analyzes Table Tennis Videos And Acts as a Referee

3 May 2020

Deep Neural Network Analyzes Table Tennis Videos And Acts as a Referee

A group of researchers from OSAI (Constanta) has designed a deep neural network for real-time analysis of table-tennis videos. Their model, named TTNet is able to extract temporal and spatial…

CNN Explainer Helps Beginners Understand Convolutional Neural Networks

3 May 2020

CNN Explainer Helps Beginners Understand Convolutional Neural Networks

A new tool called CNN Explainer allows non-experts to learn how convolutional neural networks (CNNs) work and examine their structure in an interactive manner. Group of researchers has conducted a…

YOLO-v4 Is The New State-of-the-art Object Detector

29 April 2020

YOLO-v4 Is The New State-of-the-art Object Detector

Researchers have released a new updated version of the popular YOLO object detection neural network which achieves state-of-the-art results on the MS-COCO dataset, running at real-time speed of more than…

New State-of-the-art Method Produces Realistic Image Animation

29 April 2020

New State-of-the-art Method Produces Realistic Image Animation

A group of researchers from the University of Trento has proposed a new state-of-the-art method for highly-realistic image animation. The problem of image animation has gained more and more attention…

Google Has A New Way of Reducing Gender Bias in Google Translate

27 April 2020

Google Has A New Way of Reducing Gender Bias in Google Translate

Google has announced a new approach for reducing gender bias in Google Translate that can scale easily. Not so long ago, in December 2018, Google announced a new feature in…

Yoga-82: New Dataset With Complex Yoga Poses

27 April 2020

Yoga-82: New Dataset With Complex Yoga Poses

A group of researchers from Osaka University and IIT Gandhinagar have released a new dataset of diverse yoga poses for pose estimation. The limitations in terms of pose variety that…

This App Deepfakes You During Zoom and Skype Meetings

21 April 2020

This App Deepfakes You During Zoom and Skype Meetings

With millions of people being forced to stay at home to stop the spread of COVID-19 pandemic, many have found creative ways to virtually socialize. Zoom is one of the…

Adversarial Autoencoder Achieves GAN-level Results

21 April 2020

Adversarial Autoencoder Achieves GAN-level Results

A group of researchers from the Department of Computer Science at West Virginia University has built the first autoencoder model that is able to compare with the capabilities of GAN…

Footprints and Free Space Detection from a Single Color Image

19 April 2020

Footprints and Free Space Detection from a Single Color Image

A group of researchers from Niantic and University College London has proposed a new method for free space detection that can predict the geometry of both visible and occluded traversable…

Landing AI Created A Tool For Monitoring Social Distancing

19 April 2020

Landing AI Created A Tool For Monitoring Social Distancing

Andrew NG’s technology startup Landing AI, has developed an AI tool for monitoring social distancing in the workplace. As governments all around the world continue to advise on social distancing…

Deep Neural Network Learns to “See” Through Obstructions

15 April 2020

Deep Neural Network Learns to “See” Through Obstructions

A group of researchers led by Yu-Lun Liu has proposed a deep learning-based method that removes unwanted obstructions such as raindrops, fences or window reflections from short videos. Very often,…