Whiteness of AI erases people of colour from our ‘imagined futures’, researchers argue

The overwhelming ‘Whiteness’ of artificial intelligence – from stock images and cinematic robots to the dialects of virtual assistants – removes people of

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Aug. 6, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: artificial-intelligence robots racism

AI-based ‘no-touch touchscreen’ could reduce risk of pathogen spread from surfaces

A ‘no-touch touchscreen’ developed for use in cars could also have widespread applications in a post-COVID-19 world, by reducing the risk of transmission of

Cambridge University News • cambridge
July 23, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: engineering artificial-intelligence covid-19 coronavirus ai sensors technology automotive

New programme to accelerate AI research capability at Cambridge

A new initiative at Cambridge will equip young researchers outside computer science with the skills they need to use machine learning and artificial

Cambridge University News • cambridge
June 24, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: machine-learning artificial-intelligence computer-science philanthropy

Striking differences revealed in COVID-19 mortality between NHS trusts

A University of Cambridge team led by Professor Mihaela van der Schaar and intensive care consultant Dr Ari Ercole of the Cambridge Centre for AI in Medicine

Cambridge University News • cambridge
June 12, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: public-health artificial-intelligence covid-19 coronavirus national-health-service-nhs ai

Harnessing AI in the fight against COVID-19

AI assisted COVID-19 diagnostic and prognostic tool could improve resource allocation and patient outcomes.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
June 4, 2020 ~6 min

Tags:  artificial-intelligence  cancer  imaging  covid-19  coronavirus

A good egg: robot chef trained to make omelettes

A team of engineers have trained a robot to prepare an omelette, all the way from cracking the eggs to plating the finished dish, and refined the ‘chef’s’ culinary skills to produce a reliable dish that actually tastes good.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
June 1, 2020 ~5 min

Tags:  robot  robotics  engineering  artificial-intelligence  food

AI successfully used to identify different types of brain injuries

Researchers have developed an AI algorithm that can detect and identify different types of brain injuries.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
May 15, 2020 ~5 min

Tags:  machine-learning  brain  neuroscience  artificial-intelligence  imaging  ai

AI techniques in medical imaging may lead to incorrect diagnoses

Machine learning and AI are highly unstable in medical image reconstruction, and may lead to false positives and false negatives, a new study suggests.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
May 12, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: medicine artificial-intelligence imaging ai magnetic-resonance-imaging-mri

AI techniques used to improve battery health and safety

Researchers have designed a machine learning method that can predict battery health with 10x higher accuracy than current industry standard, which could aid in the development of safer and more reliable batteries for electric vehicles and consumer electronics.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
April 6, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: artificial-intelligence energy battery

Progress using COVID-19 patient data to train machine learning models for healthcare

Following from last week's call for governments to use machine learning and AI techniques to help in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, Professor Mihaela van der Schaar gives an update on a working proof of concept she has built using anonymised data from Public Health England.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
April 3, 2020 ~8 min

Tags:  machine-learning  artificial-intelligence  covid-19  coronavirus

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