Joy Buolamwini wins national contest for her work fighting bias in machine learning | MIT News

Media Lab graduate student selected from over 7,300 entrants, awarded $50,000 scholarship in contest inspired by the film "Hidden Figures."

MIT Media Lab • mit
Jan. 17, 2017 ~5 min

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Deep-learning algorithm predicts photos’ memorability at “near-human” levels | MIT News

Future versions of an algorithm from the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab could help with teaching, marketing, and memory improvement.

Adam Conner-Simons | CSAIL • mit
Dec. 16, 2015 ~6 min

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How the brain recognizes objects | MIT News

Neuroscientists find evidence that the brain’s inferotemporal cortex can identify objects.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
Oct. 5, 2015 ~6 min

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Soft robotic hand can pick up and identify a wide array of objects | MIT News

Team from Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab develops silicone rubber gripper and advanced object-identification algorithms.

Adam Conner-Simons | CSAIL • mit
Sept. 30, 2015 ~6 min

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Object recognition for free | MIT News

System designed to label visual scenes according to type turns out to detect particular objects, too.

Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office • mit
May 8, 2015 ~7 min

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Vision system for household robots | MIT News

New algorithm could enable household robots to better identify objects in cluttered environments.

Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office • mit
Jan. 12, 2015 ~6 min

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