We play an outsized role in the world as drivers of artificial intelligence knowledge and advancement, but we aren’t seeing it pay off on the global stage–not in the headlines, and not yet in the marketplace. Even as Canada cements its role as the big thinkers behind one of the world’s most dynamic and disruptive technologies, companies are having a difficult time capitalizing on that advantage.
Waterloo researcher develops cognitive assistive technology for people with Alzheimer’s disease
By Stephanie Longeway
People suffering from the early symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease often have difficulty remembering things that recently happened to them. As the disease takes root, a person’s reasoning and behaviour can change. Day-to-day routines — like handwashing— may become challenging for them and they begin to need more assistance from caregivers for simple at-home tasks.
The Waterloo AI Institute and National Centre for High Performance Computing, Applied Research Laboratories (NARlab) have signed a memo of understanding for cooperation in various areas pertinent to AI and applications. The two parties have also explored a number of research areas of strategic mutual interest. and to explore.
A large contingent from (NARlab, Taiwan) have joined officials and institute directors from the University of Waterloo, in the signing ceremony held on Thursday, July 11th, 2019.