Tuesday, December 19, 2017

AI insights could help reduce injuries in construction industry

Artificial intelligence (AI) is giving researchers at the University of Waterloo new insights to help reduce wear-and-tear injuries and boost the productivity of skilled construction workers.

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Saturday, December 9, 2017

Best Paper Award won by University of Waterloo Researchers at NIPS 2017

At the Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS 2017) Prof. Alexander Wong (Canada Research Chair in Medical Imaging Systems) and his PhD student Devinder Kumar won the Best Paper Award from the Transparent and Interpretable Machine Learning in Safety Critical Environments workshop.  NIPS is the premiere conference in machine learning hosting over 6000 machine learning experts and industrial participants from top organizations including Google, Microsoft, IBM, Nvidia, and Tesla.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Artificial Intelligence Without Internet Now Possible

Researchers at the University of Waterloo in Canada have made a breakthrough in artificial intelligence(AI). New machine learning algorithms, along with compact computer chips small enough to fit on a mobile phone, have allowed for an AI to run independent of the Internet.

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Monday, November 27, 2017

University of Waterloo to push into Hong Kong with focus on AI

Canada's University of Waterloo has revealed plans to bring its research prowess to Hong Kong, with a focus on artificial intelligence. The university has signed an agreement with HKUST to develop teaching, research and experiential exchanges and is in discussions with industry and government representatives covering its operational AI concept Waterloo.ai Alpha. 

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

New technology makes artificial intelligence more private and portable

Technology developed at the University of Waterloo is paving the way for artificial intelligence (AI) to break free of the internet and cloud computing. Read the full story