Thursday, 26 de May de 2016

Noticias y opinión


Justice Dept wants to put off AT&T-T-Mobile trial

(AP) -- The Justice Department said Friday it wants to withdraw or postpone its antitrust case against the proposed merger between AT&T Inc. and smaller rival T-Mobile USA now that the two companies pulled their application with the Federal Communications Commission to approve the deal.

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Data storage: Coupled duo

Systematic study of the switching behavior in differential dual spin valves reveals the role of interlayer couplings

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Developing artificial intelligence systems that can interpret images

Like many kids, Antonio Torralba began playing around with computers when he was 13 years old. Unlike many of his friends, though, he was not playing video games, but writing his own artificial intelligence (AI) programs.

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New application makes supercomputing simple

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new open source application developed at Murdoch University is giving researchers a revolutionary new way of accessing supercomputers.

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Teaching machines to recognize shapes

As any parent knows, teaching a toddler to recognize objects involves trial-and-error. A child, for example, may not initially recognize a cow in a picture-book after seeing the live animal on a farm and being told its label. In fact, a child may mistake a cow for a horse. After all, both animals have four legs.

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New app uses mathematical theory to match your face to celebrities' faces

(PhysOrg.com) -- Are you as dashing as George Clooney, or as glamorous as Angelina Jolie? Researchers at Queen Mary, University of London have developed an app that uses a mathematical formula to analyse your face and tell you which celebrities you look like.

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UIUC team will show can't-tell photo inserts at Siggraph (w/ video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Visitors to this month's Siggraph Asia conference on computer graphics from December 12 to 15 will witness a presentation from a team at the University of Illinois in Urbana Champaign on how to tweak photos by adding in something that was not there before. They will present their study, Rendering Synthetic Objects into Legacy Photographs, which details their approach.

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A new visualization method makes research more organized and efficient

The National Science Foundation- (NSF) funded Action Science Explorer (ASE) allows users to simultaneously search through thousands of academic papers, using a visualization method that determines how papers are connected, for instance, by topic, date, authors, etc.   The goal is to use these connections to identify emerging scientific trends and advances.

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Iowa State's METaL lab develops multiple ways to experience virtual reality

Iowa State University doctoral students Leif Berg and Ryan Pavlik handed over a Wii Remote and a pair of 3-D glasses.

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Team creates computerized method for matching images in photos, paintings, sketches

Computers can mimic the human ability to find visually similar images, such as photographs of a fountain in summer and in winter, or a photograph and a painting of the same cathedral, by using a technique that analyzes the uniqueness of images, say researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science.

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Making collective wisdom wiser: Researcher develops methods to automatically optimize 'crowd-sourcing'

Many popular sites, such as Wikipedia and Tripadvisor, rely on public participation to gather information — a process known as crowd data sourcing. While this kind of collective intelligence is often valuable, it is also fallible, and policing such sites for inaccuracies and offensive material is a costly undertaking.

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HP to offer webOS as open-source software

(AP) -- It may be one of the technology world's most expensive efforts to give something away: Hewlett-Packard Co. said Friday that it's making its webOS mobile system available as open-source software that anyone can use and modify freely.

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AOptix patrocinará mesa redonda sobre reconocimiento de iris para transporte aéreo

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Olimpiadas de Londres, catalizador de la billetera móvil

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Biometrics Institute anuncia el lanzamiento de estatutos de privacidad

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Pasado y futuro del código de barras en México

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Google y Apple forzarán la cooperación entre operadores móviles en la guerra de los monederos, predice ABI

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Policía de provincia argentina tendrá un sistema para rastrear huellas digitales

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More ITS for greener mobility - ITS World Congress 2015

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AVT Unveils Biometric Secured Automated Parts Dispensing Systems

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