Artifical Intelligence
  • Underspecification Challenging Machine Learning Modeling 

    By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor  The three little bears strived to get it just right, and AI model builders strive to do the same thing when it comes to specifying their model. Underspecification is when you build a model that performs well on your data, but so do other models, which could lead to your

  • Executive Interview: Dr. Matt Gaston, CMU Software Engineering Institute  

    Defining the AI Engineering Discipline  Dr. Matt Gaston of the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute has been involved in Applied AI, machine learning and national security leadership for many years. The founding director of the SEI Emerging Technology Center, he was recently named the first director of the SEI’s AI Division. Among his positions

  • UN Human Rights Commission Calls for Moratorium on Sale of AI Tech 

    By AI Trends Staff  The United National Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner this week called for a moratorium on the sale and use of AI technology that poses human rights risks—including the use of facial recognition software—until adequate safeguards are in place.   “Artificial intelligence can be a force for good, helping societies overcome

  • Robot Umpires Invade Baseball; AI That Makes Mistakes on Purpose Could Help 

    By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor    Robot umpires are being employed in minor league baseball as an experiment, while a study of strike zones of major league umpires shows a fairly wide variation.  The Automated Ball-Strike System, which players like to call “robo-umpire,” is being tested in minor league baseball this season, according to

  • Why AI Autonomous Cars Aren’t Yet Paying Attention To Honking Horns   

    By Lance Eliot, the AI Trends Insider  Horn honking. We’ve all done it; some more so than others. It used to be that honking a car horn was quite customary and an expected element in the act of driving.  Indeed, when I first learned to drive, the driver training class included a brief segment devoted to the