Artificial Intelligence

  • This computer can detect fake facial expressions better than humans 22-03-2014 01:14 PM

    Washington: In the ever-expanding contest between artificial intelligence and the ordinary human mind, you can chalk up another one for the computer. Scientists have developed a computer system with sophisticated pattern recognition abilities that performed much better than humans in differentiating between people experiencing genuine pain and people who were...
  • Google to buy artificial intelligence company DeepMind for $400 million 27-01-2014 08:30 AM

    Google said on Sunday it had agreed to acquire privately held artificial intelligence company DeepMind Technologies. Technology news website Re/code, which reported news of the deal earlier, said the price was $400 million, without disclosing where it got the information. A Google spokesman declined to comment on the price. DeepMind...
  • Indian academic develops intelligent robots in UK 04-04-2013 06:46 PM

    London: An Indian academic in the UK has developed humanoid robots which use artificial intelligence to take on humans and learn opponents' strategy as they play and try to win the traditional 'rock-scissors-paper' game. Dr Ram Ramamoorthy from Bangalore led the team in developing the humanoid devices at the University...
  • How real can artificial intelligence get? 24-11-2011 11:24 AM

    Every year or so, a new version of an Apple product is announced, with claims that it is better than its predecessor. This year, the 4S version that Apple trotted out featured Siri, a voice-driven personal assistant that users could talk to as though they were talking to their personal...
  • Supercomputer defeats humans in quiz show 14-01-2011 09:30 AM

    San Francisco: In a major achievement for artificial intelligence, an IBM supercomputer beat two human champions of the popular US quiz show Jeopardy, IBM said. Thursday's victory is significant because it came in a contest of non-linear thinking and natural language questions at which computers have generally lagged far behind...