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Melanoma is a type of malignant tumor responsible for more than 70 percent of all skin cancer-related deaths worldwide. For years, physicians have relied on visual inspection to identify suspicious pigmented lesions (SPLs), which can be an indication of skin cancer. Such early-stage identification of SPLs in primary care settings can improve melanoma prognosis and …

Explaining, interpreting, and understanding the human mind presents a unique set of challenges. Doing the same for the behaviors of machines, meanwhile, is a whole other story. As artificial intelligence (AI) models are increasingly used in complex situations — approving or denying loans, helping doctors with medical diagnoses, assisting drivers on the road, or even …

A machine learning system lets visitors to a new art exhibition experience the sounds of colours through the artist Kandinsky’s eyes. The abstract art pioneer had synaesthesia, a condition that can make people hear sounds when looking at colours and shapes.   Have you ever heard colours? As part of a new exhibition, the worlds …

Mobile payments are creating opportunities to reach and benefit more people worldwide by providing services to underbanked communities, and empowering streamlined services in e-commerce and brick-and-mortar stores. Square, a U.S.-based financial services company that specializes in payment software and hardware products, currently stands at the cutting-edge of this industry. The company regularly pursues more powerful, …

If you are interested in the fields of artificial intelligence and machine learning, you’re probably planning your path forward in the exciting and dynamic world of programming. But which languages should you study if you see AI and machine learning in your future? With so many to choose from, you need to be strategic about …

Are you aware of how the buying and selling of stocks were carried out when there was no internet or computers? Back then, stock exchanges had active trading floors filled with brokers and traders. To make a trade or a purchase, they had to shout or use hand signals to alert others about their buy …

The hype around AI is growing rapidly, as most research companies predict AI will take on an increasingly important role in the future. While business leaders are very interested in leveraging machine learning technology, there’s a talent shortage standing in the way. It turns out that there are very few developers that have the skills …

Drones are great for collecting valuable data insights. But the amount of unstructured data can overwhelm your systems or go unused if you’re not prepared. Internet of Things (IoT) and visual data are what drones record and collect, but they also deliver unstructured big data. The net of this for companies interested in using drones for …

Millions of Americans are unemployed and looking for work. Hiring continues, but there’s far more demand for jobs than supply. As scholars of human resources and management, we believe artificial intelligence could be a boon for job seekers who need an edge in a tight labor market like today’s. What’s more, our research suggests it …

As the United States heads into a presidential election at a time when it’s harder than ever to root out fake news online, Microsoft is releasing a new tool aimed at better detecting AI-generated deepfakes. The software, which is the product of a partnership between the tech giant and the hybrid nonprofit-commercial enterprise AI Foundation, can …