MIT and IBM Partner to Learn More about AI and Quantum Computers

Sep 11, 2017 by

A new hundred million technology hub at MIT may help advance the field of artificial intelligence by developing new devices and materials to power the latest machine-learning algorithms. It could, perhaps, also help IBM reclaim its reputation for doing cutting-edge AI

The project, announced by IBM and MIT last week, will research new approaches in deep learning, a technique in AI that has led to big advances in areas such as machine vision and voice recognition. But it will also explore completely new computing devices, materials, and physical phenomena, including efforts to harness quantum computers—exotic but potentially very powerful new machines—to make AI even more capable.

The center will also look at ways that AI can be more effectively deployed in industries like health care and security. And it will study the economic impact of artificial intelligence and automation, a hugely significant issue for society.

Read More at: MIT Tech Review

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