Topic: algorithms

IBM expands AI research to support an aging population

Late September, IBM and the University of California San Diego announced their partnership with the opening of the Artificial Intelligence for Healthy Living Center on UCSD’s campus, the latest piece of IBM’s Cognitive Horizons Network, a research collective focused on the emerging fields of Internet of Things, artificial intelligence and machine learning. UCSD’s team of … continue reading

Companies to watch in 2018

The world of software development involves so much more than writing code these days. Developers need to understand artificial intelligence, the cloud, new methodologies, and the expanding infrastructure required for the Internet of Things. Here are some companies our editors are watching to lead the way. tCell WHAT THEY DO: Application security WHY WE’RE WATCHING: … continue reading

New algorithm uses deep learning to diagnose heart arrhythmias

Stanford computer scientists believe they have developed an algorithm that can diagnose heart arrhythmias with cardiologist-level accuracy. The new deep learning algorithm sifts through hours of data to find irregular heartbeats. Typically, arrhythmias are detected with an electrocardiogram, but doctors often prescribe a wearable ECG to continuously monitor a patient’s heartbeat. This wearable device results … continue reading

CA/Veracode

CA acquires Veracode, CLoin 2017.1, and Python Interactive Coding Challenges — SD Times news digest: April 3, 2017

CA has officially completed its acquisition of the software provider Veracode. The company announced an intent to acquire Veracode for $614 million in March of 2017. According to CA, this acquisition will position the company as a leader in Secure DevOps. As part of the acquisition, Veracode’s former CEO Bob Brennan will become the general … continue reading

SD Times GitHub project of the week: Project Wycheproof

There’s a tiny hill located in the plains of Australia, dubbed Mount Wycheproof. Though it be little, it is registered as the world’s smallest mountain. A group of members of the Google Security Team wanted to set a small, easily-achievable goal, so it was fitting to name their newly open-sourced project after the tiny mountain; … continue reading

Facebook AI’s new algorithms, Navisens announces new technology, and Rackspace going private—SD Times news digest: Aug. 26, 2016

Humans can easily identify objects down to the very last pixel, and Facebook AI Research (FAIR) wants to push its machine vision capabilities and get machines to understand images and objects at the pixel level too. To do so, FAIR has introduced new algorithms and frameworks this week. Recently, FAIR has been designing new techniques … continue reading

IBM testing AI software, Linux to host Let’s Encrypt, and Android app performance—SD Times news digest: April 9, 2015

IBM reportedly has begun testing artificial intelligence software that mimics the human brain. The MIT Technology Review has reported that IBM is testing algorithms from Numenta, a machine learning company. “Our goal is not to be biologically inspired; I want to recreate exactly,” Jeff Hawkins, cofounder of Numenta, told the Technology Review. IBM is testing … continue reading

SD Times GitHub Project of the Week: SmileMiner

This time around on SD Times GitHub Project of the Week, we are shining the spotlight on SmileMiner, which stands for Statistical Machine Intelligence and Learning Engine. Created by Haifeng Li, a chief data scientist at ADP, SmileMiner is a comprehensive library and engine of advanced machine-learning algorithms. “SMILE is self contained and requires only … continue reading

SD Times news digest: August 20, 2014—HTC One Windows Phone, Qt updates, and VisuAlgo

HTC now offering a Windows Phone software version for the HTC One (M8) HTC is adding a new software option to its HTC One (M8) smartphone. The company recently unveiled the HTC One (M8) for Windows as a Version exclusive. “Consumers love the HTC One (M8), and today’s introduction extends that enthusiasm to new audiences … continue reading

Algorithm boosts machine’s ability to recognize human actions

New approach to video analysis breaks actions down into component parts for faster translation … continue reading

Zeichick’s Take: Don’t roll your own math

It may be tempting to design your own mathematic algorithms, but you should get prepackaged versions instead … continue reading

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