Bridging the gap between human and machine vision

Researchers develop a more robust machine-vision architecture by studying how human vision responds to changing viewpoints of objects.

Kris Brewer | Center for Brains, Minds and Machines | Feb. 11, 2020 | mit
~5 mins   

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Predicting people's driving personalities

System from MIT CSAIL sizes up drivers as selfish or selfless. Could this help self-driving cars navigate in traffic?

Adam Conner-Simons | Rachel Gordon | MIT CSAIL | Nov. 18, 2019 | mit
~7 mins   

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System prevents speedy drones from crashing in unfamiliar areas

Drones can fly at high speeds to a destination while keeping safe “backup” plans if things go awry.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office | Oct. 25, 2019 | mit
~7 mins   

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For better deep neural network vision, just add feedback (loops)

The DiCarlo lab finds that a recurrent architecture helps both artificial intelligence and our brains to better identify objects.

Sabbi Lall | McGovern Institute for Brain Research | April 29, 2019 | mit
~6 mins   

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Deep-learning technique reveals “invisible” objects in the dark

Method could illuminate features of biological tissues in low-exposure images.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office | Dec. 12, 2018 | mit
~9 mins   

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