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Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence
Flawed AI makes robots racist, sexist
Published June 21, 2022
New work led by several universities, including Johns Hopkins, shows that neural networks built from biased Internet data teach robots to enact toxic stereotypes
Women in STEM
Johns Hopkins PhD student named Apple Scholar
Published May 25, 2022
Elizabeth Salesky, a third-year computer science PhD student, was named an Apple Scholar, receiving support for her research and academic travels
Design Day
AI-powered board game can help reduce social isolation in older adults
Published April 28, 2022
The game is styled after Hasbro's 'Guess Who?' and features a virtual opponent who can carry on conversations
Artificial intelligence
University, Amazon collaborate to explore power of AI
Published April 7, 2022
The new JHU + Amazon Initiative for Interactive AI will advance machine learning, computer vision, natural language understanding, and speech processing while increasing access to these technologies
Say what?
Model moves computers closer to understanding human conversation
Published Dec 20, 2021
Piotr Zelasko's model identifies a word's intent—such as 'statement,' 'question,' or 'interruption'—to improve how computers understand and process speech
Computer Science
The limitations of AI-generated text
Published Nov 22, 2021
Capabilities of autoregressive AI models will always be limited by their inability to reason like humans, says PhD candidate Chu-Cheng Lin
Sustainability
Researchers will use power of AI to optimize materials for solar energy
Published Nov 5, 2021
SPIRAL Center is one of 10 projects to receive support from Department of Energy initiative focused on the development of low-cost energy technologies
Artificial Intelligence
Safer AI
Published June 24, 2021
Johns Hopkins engineers take part in five-year Department of Defense project to make AI-based autonomous systems more reliable and secure
Lyme selfies
Published Spring 2021
Researchers look to AI to detect Lyme disease earlier / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Commentary
The future of electron microscopy
Published March 2, 2021
Engineer Mitra Taheri and team publish roadmap to harness data science and artificial intelligence for electron microscopy, unlocking tool's full power