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  1. Oct. 11, 2019 Perception of risk may lead to more cancer screening

    Mammography screening rates may be increased by better sensitizing women to their risk of getting breast cancer, says a new University of Waterloo study.

  2. Oct. 10, 2019System can minimize damage when self-driving vehicles crash

    Engineers have developed decision-making and motion-planning technology to limit injuries and damage when self-driving vehicles are involved in unavoidable crashes.

    After recognizing that a collision of some kind is inevitable, the system works by analyzing all available options and choosing the course of action with the least serious outcome.

  3. Oct. 9, 2019Researchers find way to harness AI creativity

    Researchers have found a way to marry human creativity and artificial intelligence (AI) creativity to dramatically boost the performance of deep learning.

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