Friday, August 10, 2018

Elucid Labs uses AI in imaging device to detect skin cancer

A medical startup has developed cutting-edge imaging technology that has the potential to detect skin cancer without leaving a mark.

Elucid Labs uses artificial intelligence (AI) technology in a small noninvasive imaging device to analyze moles and other skin lesions for signs of skin cancer, helping dermatologists make faster, more accurate decisions and reducing the number of unnecessary biopsies.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Canada's AI Ecosystem (Medium.com)

Part 2: Ontario’s complete artificial intelligence value chain

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Using AI to Fix Potholes

UW researchers develop artificial intelligence software to detect road problems

Potholes and deteriorating roadways are the bane of motorists and a big task for municipalities to manage.

An artificial intelligence software system developed by University of Waterloo researchers can simplify road maintenance to flag defects early, saving taxpayers money and drivers headaches

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

Prime Minister announces closer collaboration with France

Prime Minister Trudeau and President Macron announced the signing of the Canada-France Statement on Artificial Intelligence, which calls for the creation of an international study group on artificial intelligence made up of experts from government, industry, and civil society. The group will be mandated to become the global reference on issues related to artificial intelligence, a field that is increasingly affecting all human activities and that will continue to have a significant influence on economic growth and the labour market.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Wearable Technology and AI Combine to Predict the Onset of Health Problems

A team of Waterloo researchers found that applying artificial intelligence to the right combination of data retrieved from wearable technology may detect whether your health is failing.

Read the full story at Lab Manager

Monday, April 9, 2018

New institute set to make Waterloo AI research 'shine' (UWaterloo)

A new institute at the University of Waterloo will focus on fostering campus-wide research into artificial intelligence (AI) and provide a portal for organizations to access its extensive expertise in the rapidly growing field.

Officially launched last week, the Waterloo Artificial Intelligence Institute will bring together almost 100 faculty members to tackle practical and fundamental problems brought to them by partners in business, government and the non-profit sector.

Friday, April 6, 2018

Waterloo.ai Has Officially Opened its Doors (Techvibes)

A new Canadian AI powerhouse has appeared.

The school that has been referred to as “Canada’s Stanford” is taking one more big step to cement its reputation as a top university not only in the country but around the world. The University of Waterloo opened the doors today to its AI Institute, dubbed Waterloo.ai.

Friday, April 6, 2018

University of Waterloo Opens Artificial Intelligence Institute (Betakit)

The University of Waterloo has launched the Waterloo Artificial Intelligence Institute today.

The AI Institute will focus on foundational AI — which includes research in statistical learning, deep learning, game theory, and data science that advances the entire industry — and operational AI, which develops scalable, secure, and transparent solutions for a wide range of applications.

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Friday, April 6, 2018

Artificial intelligence research hub launched at University of Waterloo (CBC)

New institute to focus on basics of AI and how to use it in technology

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