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Helping machines perceive some laws of physics

December 1, 2019

Helping machines perceive some laws of physics

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Rob Matheson | MIT News Office

Humans have an early understanding of the laws of physical reality. Infants, for instance, hold expectations for how objects should move and interact with each other, and will show surprise when they do something unexpected, such as disappearing in a sleight-of-hand magic trick.

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Bot can beat humans in multiplayer hidden-role games

November 19, 2019

Bot can beat humans in multiplayer hidden-role games

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Rob Matheson | MIT News Office

MIT researchers have developed a bot equipped with artificial intelligence that can beat human players in tricky online multiplayer games where player roles and motives are kept secret.

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Students push to speed up artificial intelligence adoption in Latin America

November 19, 2019

Students push to speed up artificial intelligence adoption in Latin America

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Kim Martineau | MIT Quest for Intelligence

Omar Costilla Reyes reels off all the ways that artificial intelligence might benefit his native Mexico. It could raise living standards, he says, lower health care costs, improve literacy and promote greater transparency and accountability in government.

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