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Charles Rodriguez 2018-05-08

If a company wanted to tap into today's hot new artificial intelligence technology, not long ago it would've had to hire a stable of Ph.D.s to figure everything out.

It can be updated often to accelerate AI chores with the latest algorithms, and it handles AI tasks rapidly enough to be used for real-time jobs where response time is crucial.

Second, customers eventually will be able to run the AI jobs with Microsoft hardware at their own sites, and not just by tapping into Microsoft's data centers, which speeds up operations another notch.

Today, there isn't a huge market for AI services, but eventually it's possible just about any job a computer performs could have AI smarts built in, and that's a lot of work when you consider that a company like Morgan Stanley runs more than 3,000 applications of its own to get business done.

Instead, they tap into vast pools of computing power, paying as they go for resources like processor performance, storage space and network capacity.

They'll send you back labels showing what their machines think are in the photos.

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Diane Thomason 2018-05-08
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Every big tech company is an AI company these days, but none more so than Google.

To underline the point ahead of its I/O developers conference, the company has rebranded its Google Research division as Google AI, reflecting the centrality of artificial intelligence to the company’s future.

In a blog post announcing the news, the company said the rebrand was to “better reflect [its] commitment” to integrating AI into various services.

It follows an organizational reshuffle last month which saw AI product development split up from Google’s search efforts, and veteran Googler Jeff Dean taking the helm of the new division.

A newly-revamped homepage for Google AI also emphasizes more than just the company’s consumer products, highlighting recently-published research in topics like health and astronomy and open-source tools used by the AI community worldwide, like the machine learning framework Tensor Flow.

(Important to note also: non-AI research will still be done under in the new “Google AI” division.)

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Gary Meyer 2016-08-08
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Users are being targeted by more than 60 million download attempts per week

Web users are faced with more than 60 million attempts to install unwanted software on their computers each week, according to Google.

The search engine released the figures along with research that indicates the scale of the industry aimed at placing nuisance programs on systems in return for payment.

Google said its Safe Browsing blacklist service, which is used by popular browsers including Chrome, Safari and Firefox, generates more than 60 million warnings each week to help users fend off unwanted software, more than three times its number of warnings for malicious programs such as viruses.

The research outlines a complex system including advertisers, affiliate networks and software publishers that Google said drives the nuisance software business.

Users often encounter this business via ads that offer popular programs or use confusing dialogue boxes or scare tactics to urge the download of software packages, Google said.

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Michael Wadsworth 2018-05-08
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Before Google's developer conference Google I/O kicks off today, Google has named its forskningsdivision "Google Research" it a bit more tidsriktiga the name "Google AI".

In a blog post, Google writes:

"To better reflect this commitment, we're unifying our efforts under the “Google AI”, which encompasses all the state-of-the-art research happening across Google.

As part of this, we have expanded the Google AI website, and are renaming our existing Google Research channels, including this blog and the affiliated Twitter and Google+ channels, to Google AI."

currently, There is not much more information available about Google's new division, Google AI but it is not entirely impossible that we get out a little more about it when The Google I/O kicks off about a little more than an hour (19:00).

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John Robidoux 2016-06-28
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The plastic squares with symbols to teach the children the basics of coding.

Now Google wants to teach children encode in a concrete way.

Instead they should sit at the computer, they have developed a hardware platform with colorful plastic pieces with different icons that can be connected together and in turn control other toys.

By placing them in different ways, they can be used to program a robot and that is just what Google wants to achieve - the children understand the logic behind coding while they play their way, reports The Verge.

Instead, it is about building up Bloks as a hardware platform that Stiller toy maker can use to create new products.

Yet Bloks not finished but still developed in a collaboration between Google Research, Google Creative Lab, the design firm Ideo and researcher at Stanforduniversitetetet and Chiang Mai University.

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Eddie Cox 2016-06-16
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Lake Geneva.

Pic: Crackers93, Flickr

The Chocolate Factory has announced a dedicated Machine Learning research group in Europe to based in its Zurich office.

In a blog post announcing the launch Google noted that Zurich was already the home of its largest engineering office outside the US, and was responsible for developing the engine which powers its Knowledge Graph.

Knowledge Graph is part of Google's automatic search display which provides semantic-search information for searchers in a display beneath the search bar without them having to click on links – and potentially deliver revenue to other sites.

Now the Zurich team "will actively research ways in which to improve machine learning infrastructure, broadly facilitating research for the community, and enabling it to be put to practical use."

Researchers there will also be "uniquely able to work closely with team linguists, advancing Natural Language Understanding in collaboration with Google Research groups across the world, all while enjoying Mountain Views of a different kind" punned the megacorp's Emmanuel Mogenet, Head of Google Research, Europe.

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Billy Haigh 2021-04-15

New research highlights a little known area of information retrieval that Google hasn't quite succeeded in.

The post Google Research Paper Reveals a Shortcoming in Search appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

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James Howard 2018-04-17
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Google has used its expertise in deep learning and augmented reality to create something that can make a real difference in the medical community.

Google has created an augmented reality microscope (ARM) that aids in the detection of cancer.

The microscope is a prototype right now and Google thinks that it can help accelerate adoption of deep learning tools for pathologists around the world.

The AR microscope is a modified light microscope that enables real-time image analysis and presentations of results of machine learning algorithms directly in the field of view for the medical professional.

One of the most important parts of the platform for the ARM is that the tech needed can be retrofitted into existing light microscopes that are in hospitals and clinics around the world already.

Google also notes that the ARM system uses low-cost and readily available components and doesn’t need whole slide digital versions of tissue being analyzed to operate.

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Marshall Johnson 2018-05-08
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A company as big as Google has the resources to focus on a lot of different endeavors, but for Google, AI is quickly becoming one of the biggest.

In addition to things like Search and Android, we’ve seen AI become a big initiative over at Google in recent years.

Perhaps it shouldn’t come as a surprise, then, that Google has decided to re-brand its research arm as Google AI.

As of today, Google Research will be known as Google AI.

The name change was announced over on the freshly re-launched Google AI Blog, which up until a few hours ago was known as the Google Research Blog.

AI is expected to be a fairly big focus at this year’s Google I/O conference, so the timing of this name change certainly makes a lot of sense.

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0
Jeffrey Baldwin 2016-08-19
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The Google Transparency Project is a Washington, DC group that's laser-focused on letting Americans know about Google's lobbying efforts.

To get its message out, GTP has worked with journalists at Re/Code and The Intercept, which have run stories about Google's many visits to the White House, the prevalence of ex-Googlers in the US Digital Service, and other links.

What wasn't known, until today, is who was paying the bills for research by the "nonprofit watchdog" group.

"The folks running the Google Transparency Project won t say who is paying for it, which is odd for a group devoted to transparency," noted Fortune's Jeff John Roberts, one of many journalists who the group reached out to in April.

Today, Roberts has published a followup, confirming that based on a tip, he found at least one funder—Oracle.

That's the same company that lost a major copyright trial to Google and continues to spar with the search giant in court.

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James Talbot 2017-02-22
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Interacting with someone in VR will become more immersive if Google Research and Daydream Labs accomplish their goal.

Being around someone using a virtual reality system can be an eerie experience.

The typical VR headset fully hides the user s eyes, making it hard to follow along with the action and interact with anyone using a system.

When you re inside a VR experience with another user, today s systems don t pass along facial expressions and so the social aspects and overall experience are hindered.

Google Research is looking to resolve that problem with a new project it is working on with Daydream Labs.

By combining 3D computer vision, machine learning, and advanced rendering methods, the project aims to create more of a realistic solution that can convey a user s identity, focus, and face.

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Howard Marsh 2019-03-18
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SAN FRANCISCO - March 18, 2019 - As artificial intelligence continues to evolve, diagnosing disease faster and potentially with greater accuracy than physicians, some have suggested that technology may soon replace tasks that physicians currently perform.

But a new study from the Google AI research group shows that physicians and algorithms working together are more effective than either alone.

This study expands on previous work from Google AI showing that its algorithm works roughly as well as human experts in screening patients for a common diabetic eye disease called diabetic retinopathy.

But as it progresses, diabetic retinopathy usually causes vision loss that in many cases cannot be reversed.

Unfortunately, the accuracy of screenings can vary significantly.

But it's less clear how AI will work in the physician's office or other clinical settings.

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George Comer 2018-10-10

A leaked research presentation put together by employees of Google shows the extent to which the search giant is grappling with decisions around freedom of speech and censorship.

The presentation, leaked to Breitbart News this week and published in full by the organization, is titled “The Good Censor,” and it’s a mix of findings and insights based on interviews and contributions from a number of journalists, academics, and cultural critics.

The aim, according to the first slide of the presentation, is to “reassure the world that [Google] protects users from harmful conduct while still supporting free speech.”

The slides are a rare and stark look at Google’s ongoing struggles, which are mirrored by many Silicon Valley tech platforms, including Facebook and Twitter, that now moderate a large swath of human conversation.

Essentially, the company is asking itself whether it’s possible to protect against the negative aspects of free speech — violent threats, fake news, bots, trolling, propaganda, and election interference, to name just a few — while promoting a platform that gives everyone a voice.

Google says in the presentation that the internet was founded on “utopian principles of free speech,” and that Silicon Valley was largely built under the guiding principles of those ideals.

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William Mcneely 2016-06-16
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Google Research, Europe, will be physically located in the company s existing Zurich office, according to the Google Europe Blog.

The Zurich office developed Knowledge Graph and the Google Assistant in Allo, and is the largest Google engineering center outside the U.S.

Google Research, Europe, will have three key focus areas: Machine Intelligence, Natural Language Processing and Understanding, and Machine Perception.

As more data is gathered, the relationships continue to be shaped and the generalizations get less general.

The words are viewed as parts of speech and for their semantic values what they actually mean .

NLP looks at relationships between words and how they are used separately and together .

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0
Ahmedali099 2021-11-02

While the initial expense of an electronic smoke system of £50 might seem steep initially, consumers save yourself profit the extended run.As with many common services and products, there have been a good quantity of inexpensive Chinese copies flooding the market.

They are usually half the price of a printed digital smoke and look like the genuine article as well.

It's inadvisable to use these because they have maybe not been at the mercy of the same demanding screening the state digital cigarettes have and could be extremely harming to the user's health glo carts fake.Asked recently to write about digital cigarettes, I need certainly to confess that I'd never been aware of this type of thing.

Some web study later and I unearthed that electronic cigarettes are quite definitely a easily rising concern.

A Google research unmasked there is no smoking without fire as almost six million results only for the term "electric cigarette" were returned.The electric smoke has been doing existence for nearly 36 months and is a clever unit targeted at providing smokers with a healthier option.Obviously also of use in aiding to cut back and indeed leave smoking altogether.Now in a last technology, electric cigarettes are becoming far more user-friendly than earlier types which perhaps were a tad too big to encourage a large industry appeal.

The "mini" is the most sensible e cigarette up to now having its length of 100mm being exactly like a conventional cigarette.An electronic smoke has a taste of tobacco.none of the dangerous substances within usual cigarettes allowing smokers desires to be satisfied without breathing the numerous harmful toxins.

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Carl Fox 2017-04-14
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AI is capable of recognizing drawings, but now Google says the tech can create its own, too.

Google’s AI can now identify your rough sketches — but the research team is also teaching computers to draw their own doodles.

On April 13, the Google research team shared their latest work involving a neural network capable of drawing its own sketches, currently being called Sketch RNN.

Unlike AutoDraw, Sketch RNN is a recently published research paper and is not yet available to the public.

The system is based on human sketches, but doesn’t imitate the human doodles exactly, Google Research says, instead creating its own new drawings.

While the system still starts with a sketch, the program reconstructs the original drawing in a unique way.

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Charles Rodriguez 2018-05-08

If a company wanted to tap into today's hot new artificial intelligence technology, not long ago it would've had to hire a stable of Ph.D.s to figure everything out.

It can be updated often to accelerate AI chores with the latest algorithms, and it handles AI tasks rapidly enough to be used for real-time jobs where response time is crucial.

Second, customers eventually will be able to run the AI jobs with Microsoft hardware at their own sites, and not just by tapping into Microsoft's data centers, which speeds up operations another notch.

Today, there isn't a huge market for AI services, but eventually it's possible just about any job a computer performs could have AI smarts built in, and that's a lot of work when you consider that a company like Morgan Stanley runs more than 3,000 applications of its own to get business done.

Instead, they tap into vast pools of computing power, paying as they go for resources like processor performance, storage space and network capacity.

They'll send you back labels showing what their machines think are in the photos.

Gary Meyer 2016-08-08
img

Users are being targeted by more than 60 million download attempts per week

Web users are faced with more than 60 million attempts to install unwanted software on their computers each week, according to Google.

The search engine released the figures along with research that indicates the scale of the industry aimed at placing nuisance programs on systems in return for payment.

Google said its Safe Browsing blacklist service, which is used by popular browsers including Chrome, Safari and Firefox, generates more than 60 million warnings each week to help users fend off unwanted software, more than three times its number of warnings for malicious programs such as viruses.

The research outlines a complex system including advertisers, affiliate networks and software publishers that Google said drives the nuisance software business.

Users often encounter this business via ads that offer popular programs or use confusing dialogue boxes or scare tactics to urge the download of software packages, Google said.

John Robidoux 2016-06-28
img

The plastic squares with symbols to teach the children the basics of coding.

Now Google wants to teach children encode in a concrete way.

Instead they should sit at the computer, they have developed a hardware platform with colorful plastic pieces with different icons that can be connected together and in turn control other toys.

By placing them in different ways, they can be used to program a robot and that is just what Google wants to achieve - the children understand the logic behind coding while they play their way, reports The Verge.

Instead, it is about building up Bloks as a hardware platform that Stiller toy maker can use to create new products.

Yet Bloks not finished but still developed in a collaboration between Google Research, Google Creative Lab, the design firm Ideo and researcher at Stanforduniversitetetet and Chiang Mai University.

Billy Haigh 2021-04-15

New research highlights a little known area of information retrieval that Google hasn't quite succeeded in.

The post Google Research Paper Reveals a Shortcoming in Search appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

Marshall Johnson 2018-05-08
img

A company as big as Google has the resources to focus on a lot of different endeavors, but for Google, AI is quickly becoming one of the biggest.

In addition to things like Search and Android, we’ve seen AI become a big initiative over at Google in recent years.

Perhaps it shouldn’t come as a surprise, then, that Google has decided to re-brand its research arm as Google AI.

As of today, Google Research will be known as Google AI.

The name change was announced over on the freshly re-launched Google AI Blog, which up until a few hours ago was known as the Google Research Blog.

AI is expected to be a fairly big focus at this year’s Google I/O conference, so the timing of this name change certainly makes a lot of sense.

James Talbot 2017-02-22
img

Interacting with someone in VR will become more immersive if Google Research and Daydream Labs accomplish their goal.

Being around someone using a virtual reality system can be an eerie experience.

The typical VR headset fully hides the user s eyes, making it hard to follow along with the action and interact with anyone using a system.

When you re inside a VR experience with another user, today s systems don t pass along facial expressions and so the social aspects and overall experience are hindered.

Google Research is looking to resolve that problem with a new project it is working on with Daydream Labs.

By combining 3D computer vision, machine learning, and advanced rendering methods, the project aims to create more of a realistic solution that can convey a user s identity, focus, and face.

George Comer 2018-10-10

A leaked research presentation put together by employees of Google shows the extent to which the search giant is grappling with decisions around freedom of speech and censorship.

The presentation, leaked to Breitbart News this week and published in full by the organization, is titled “The Good Censor,” and it’s a mix of findings and insights based on interviews and contributions from a number of journalists, academics, and cultural critics.

The aim, according to the first slide of the presentation, is to “reassure the world that [Google] protects users from harmful conduct while still supporting free speech.”

The slides are a rare and stark look at Google’s ongoing struggles, which are mirrored by many Silicon Valley tech platforms, including Facebook and Twitter, that now moderate a large swath of human conversation.

Essentially, the company is asking itself whether it’s possible to protect against the negative aspects of free speech — violent threats, fake news, bots, trolling, propaganda, and election interference, to name just a few — while promoting a platform that gives everyone a voice.

Google says in the presentation that the internet was founded on “utopian principles of free speech,” and that Silicon Valley was largely built under the guiding principles of those ideals.

Ahmedali099 2021-11-02

While the initial expense of an electronic smoke system of £50 might seem steep initially, consumers save yourself profit the extended run.As with many common services and products, there have been a good quantity of inexpensive Chinese copies flooding the market.

They are usually half the price of a printed digital smoke and look like the genuine article as well.

It's inadvisable to use these because they have maybe not been at the mercy of the same demanding screening the state digital cigarettes have and could be extremely harming to the user's health glo carts fake.Asked recently to write about digital cigarettes, I need certainly to confess that I'd never been aware of this type of thing.

Some web study later and I unearthed that electronic cigarettes are quite definitely a easily rising concern.

A Google research unmasked there is no smoking without fire as almost six million results only for the term "electric cigarette" were returned.The electric smoke has been doing existence for nearly 36 months and is a clever unit targeted at providing smokers with a healthier option.Obviously also of use in aiding to cut back and indeed leave smoking altogether.Now in a last technology, electric cigarettes are becoming far more user-friendly than earlier types which perhaps were a tad too big to encourage a large industry appeal.

The "mini" is the most sensible e cigarette up to now having its length of 100mm being exactly like a conventional cigarette.An electronic smoke has a taste of tobacco.none of the dangerous substances within usual cigarettes allowing smokers desires to be satisfied without breathing the numerous harmful toxins.

Diane Thomason 2018-05-08
img

Every big tech company is an AI company these days, but none more so than Google.

To underline the point ahead of its I/O developers conference, the company has rebranded its Google Research division as Google AI, reflecting the centrality of artificial intelligence to the company’s future.

In a blog post announcing the news, the company said the rebrand was to “better reflect [its] commitment” to integrating AI into various services.

It follows an organizational reshuffle last month which saw AI product development split up from Google’s search efforts, and veteran Googler Jeff Dean taking the helm of the new division.

A newly-revamped homepage for Google AI also emphasizes more than just the company’s consumer products, highlighting recently-published research in topics like health and astronomy and open-source tools used by the AI community worldwide, like the machine learning framework Tensor Flow.

(Important to note also: non-AI research will still be done under in the new “Google AI” division.)

Michael Wadsworth 2018-05-08
img

Before Google's developer conference Google I/O kicks off today, Google has named its forskningsdivision "Google Research" it a bit more tidsriktiga the name "Google AI".

In a blog post, Google writes:

"To better reflect this commitment, we're unifying our efforts under the “Google AI”, which encompasses all the state-of-the-art research happening across Google.

As part of this, we have expanded the Google AI website, and are renaming our existing Google Research channels, including this blog and the affiliated Twitter and Google+ channels, to Google AI."

currently, There is not much more information available about Google's new division, Google AI but it is not entirely impossible that we get out a little more about it when The Google I/O kicks off about a little more than an hour (19:00).

Eddie Cox 2016-06-16
img

Lake Geneva.

Pic: Crackers93, Flickr

The Chocolate Factory has announced a dedicated Machine Learning research group in Europe to based in its Zurich office.

In a blog post announcing the launch Google noted that Zurich was already the home of its largest engineering office outside the US, and was responsible for developing the engine which powers its Knowledge Graph.

Knowledge Graph is part of Google's automatic search display which provides semantic-search information for searchers in a display beneath the search bar without them having to click on links – and potentially deliver revenue to other sites.

Now the Zurich team "will actively research ways in which to improve machine learning infrastructure, broadly facilitating research for the community, and enabling it to be put to practical use."

Researchers there will also be "uniquely able to work closely with team linguists, advancing Natural Language Understanding in collaboration with Google Research groups across the world, all while enjoying Mountain Views of a different kind" punned the megacorp's Emmanuel Mogenet, Head of Google Research, Europe.

James Howard 2018-04-17
img

Google has used its expertise in deep learning and augmented reality to create something that can make a real difference in the medical community.

Google has created an augmented reality microscope (ARM) that aids in the detection of cancer.

The microscope is a prototype right now and Google thinks that it can help accelerate adoption of deep learning tools for pathologists around the world.

The AR microscope is a modified light microscope that enables real-time image analysis and presentations of results of machine learning algorithms directly in the field of view for the medical professional.

One of the most important parts of the platform for the ARM is that the tech needed can be retrofitted into existing light microscopes that are in hospitals and clinics around the world already.

Google also notes that the ARM system uses low-cost and readily available components and doesn’t need whole slide digital versions of tissue being analyzed to operate.

Jeffrey Baldwin 2016-08-19
img

The Google Transparency Project is a Washington, DC group that's laser-focused on letting Americans know about Google's lobbying efforts.

To get its message out, GTP has worked with journalists at Re/Code and The Intercept, which have run stories about Google's many visits to the White House, the prevalence of ex-Googlers in the US Digital Service, and other links.

What wasn't known, until today, is who was paying the bills for research by the "nonprofit watchdog" group.

"The folks running the Google Transparency Project won t say who is paying for it, which is odd for a group devoted to transparency," noted Fortune's Jeff John Roberts, one of many journalists who the group reached out to in April.

Today, Roberts has published a followup, confirming that based on a tip, he found at least one funder—Oracle.

That's the same company that lost a major copyright trial to Google and continues to spar with the search giant in court.

Howard Marsh 2019-03-18
img

SAN FRANCISCO - March 18, 2019 - As artificial intelligence continues to evolve, diagnosing disease faster and potentially with greater accuracy than physicians, some have suggested that technology may soon replace tasks that physicians currently perform.

But a new study from the Google AI research group shows that physicians and algorithms working together are more effective than either alone.

This study expands on previous work from Google AI showing that its algorithm works roughly as well as human experts in screening patients for a common diabetic eye disease called diabetic retinopathy.

But as it progresses, diabetic retinopathy usually causes vision loss that in many cases cannot be reversed.

Unfortunately, the accuracy of screenings can vary significantly.

But it's less clear how AI will work in the physician's office or other clinical settings.

William Mcneely 2016-06-16
img

Google Research, Europe, will be physically located in the company s existing Zurich office, according to the Google Europe Blog.

The Zurich office developed Knowledge Graph and the Google Assistant in Allo, and is the largest Google engineering center outside the U.S.

Google Research, Europe, will have three key focus areas: Machine Intelligence, Natural Language Processing and Understanding, and Machine Perception.

As more data is gathered, the relationships continue to be shaped and the generalizations get less general.

The words are viewed as parts of speech and for their semantic values what they actually mean .

NLP looks at relationships between words and how they are used separately and together .

Carl Fox 2017-04-14
img

AI is capable of recognizing drawings, but now Google says the tech can create its own, too.

Google’s AI can now identify your rough sketches — but the research team is also teaching computers to draw their own doodles.

On April 13, the Google research team shared their latest work involving a neural network capable of drawing its own sketches, currently being called Sketch RNN.

Unlike AutoDraw, Sketch RNN is a recently published research paper and is not yet available to the public.

The system is based on human sketches, but doesn’t imitate the human doodles exactly, Google Research says, instead creating its own new drawings.

While the system still starts with a sketch, the program reconstructs the original drawing in a unique way.