AI Speeds Delivery of Information Critical for Whale Conservation AI Speeds Delivery of Information Critical for Whale Conservation (11/15/2021) Applications, Data, News, R&D - One of the best ways to understand whales is to listen to them. A new artificial intelligence (AI) program named INSTINCT is helping scientists study whales by learning their calls. The Alaska Fisheries Science Center Marine Mammal Laboratory developed Infrastructure… ...
Navy’s HACKtheMACHINE Challenge Seeks New Ideas for Unmanned, Autonomous Tech Navy’s HACKtheMACHINE Challenge Seeks New Ideas for Unmanned, Autonomous Tech (11/12/2021) Challenge Competition, Event, News - Unmanned is the first in a series of public-facing technology challenges aimed at accelerating discovery and teambuilding between the DoN, industry and academia for the creation of groundbreaking unmanned and autonomous systems. Sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR),… ...
Join the Effort to Create A Bill of Rights for an Automated Society Join the Effort to Create A Bill of Rights for an Automated Society (11/10/2021) Governance, News, Partnership, Trustworthy AI - The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) announced today that it will launch a series of listening sessions and events next week to engage the American public in the process of developing a Bill of Rights for… ...
Scientists create artificial neural networks that detect symmetry and patterns Scientists create artificial neural networks that detect symmetry and patterns (11/10/2021) News, R&D - A research team at Lehigh University, funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation, developed and effectively taught an artificial neural network to sense symmetry and structural similarities in materials and to create similarity projections. The researchers published their findings in… ...
Physics on Autopilot Physics on Autopilot (11/10/2021) Applications, News, R&D - As a young scientist experimenting with neutrons and X-rays, Kevin Yager often heard this mantra: “Don’t waste beamtime.” Maximizing productive use of the potent and popular facilities that generate concentrated particles and radiation frequently required working all night to complete… ...
Machine learning refines earthquake detection capabilities Machine learning refines earthquake detection capabilities (11/10/2021) Applications, News, R&D - Researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory are applying machine learning algorithms to help interpret massive amounts of ground deformation data collected with Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR) satellites; the new algorithms will improve earthquake detection. “Applying machine learning to InSAR… ...
LLNL-led team uses machine learning to derive black hole motion from gravitational waves LLNL-led team uses machine learning to derive black hole motion from gravitational waves (11/9/2021) Applications, Data, News, R&D - The announcement that the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) had detected gravitational waves during the merger of two black holes sent ripples throughout the scientific community in 2016. The earthshaking news not only confirmed one of Albert Einstein’s key predictions… ...
Using Artificial Intelligence To Promote Equity in Home Mortgage Access Using Artificial Intelligence To Promote Equity in Home Mortgage Access (11/9/2021) Applications, Event, News, Trustworthy AI - Access to fair mortgage products is crucial to many families’ ability to become homeowners. Mortgage access depends on assessments of the risk that a borrower will default, which typically are made through traditional credit scores and other financial information from… ...
Navy’s Cybersecurity Program Office Gears Up for HACKtheMACHINE Unmanned Navy’s Cybersecurity Program Office Gears Up for HACKtheMACHINE Unmanned (11/8/2021) Challenge Competition, Event, News - Sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR), HACKtheMACHINE Unmanned is the first in a series of public-facing technology challenges designed to accelerate the U.S. Navy’s Unmanned Task Force. This challenge will forge valuable partnerships between the Navy, industry and… ...
AI-Augmented Learning for Individuals with Disabilities New Funding Opportunity, Current Research, and the Potential for Improving Student Outcomes AI-Augmented Learning for Individuals with Disabilities: New Funding Opportunity, Current Research, and the Potential for Improving Student Outcomes (11/8/2021) Education, Funding, News, Partnership, R&D - This March, IES Director Mark Schneider released a blog in which he discussed exploring a partnership with the National Science Foundation (NSF) to encourage scientists with expertise in AI and related fields to address the important post-pandemic need for accelerating… ...