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Artificial intelligence

Cancer research
Novel AI blood test detects liver cancer
Published Nov 21, 2022
The test, developed by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, aids in early detection of liver cancer—one of the leading causes of cancer deaths
One size doesn't fit all: An AI approach to creating healthy personalized diets
Published Nov 17, 2022
A Johns Hopkins systems engineer's new method will allow patients to determine an achievable diet to improve their health and better manage negative symptoms
AI is imperfect. It can still improve our lives.
Published July 29, 2022
A panel of experts discussed the future of AI in technology and health care, as well as ethical concerns about the technology, during Johns Hopkins Congressional Briefing Series
Artificial Intelligence
Sepsis-detection AI has the potential to prevent thousands of deaths
Published July 21, 2022
A new system identifies patients at risk for sepsis to aid in the prevention of the illness, which is often difficult to detect and is one of the world's leading causes of death
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