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Researchers are turning to the mathematics of higher-order interactions to better model the complex connections within their data.
The most widely used technique for finding the largest or smallest values of a math function turns out to be a fundamentally difficult computational problem.
Melanie Mitchell has worked on digital minds for decades. She says they’ll never truly be like ours until they can make analogies.
For all their triumphs, AI systems can’t seem to generalize the concepts of “same” and “different.” Without that, researchers worry, the quest to create truly intelligent machines may be hopeless.
Two new approaches allow deep neural networks to solve entire families of partial differential equations, making it easier to model complicated systems and to do so orders of magnitude faster.
Rediet Abebe uses the tools of theoretical computer science to understand pressing social problems — and try to fix them.
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