A way to expand training data sets for manipulation tasks improves the performance of robots by 40% or more
EECS: Electrical and Computer Engineering
‘Fake’ data helps robots learn the ropes faster
In the news: Michigan Engineering experts June 13-17
Highlights include Fortune.
Emulating impossible “unipolar” laser pulses paves the way for processing quantum information
Quantum materials emit light as though it were only a positive pulse, rather than a positive-negative oscillation.
Research brief: Red nanowire LEDs now efficient enough to enable hyper-resolution VR
Research led by Zetian Mi is on its way toward device efficiencies that exceed that of today’s phone pixels.
Graphene-hBN breakthrough to spur new LEDs, quantum computing
Study uncovers first method for producing high-quality, wafer-scale hexagonal boron nitride.
Immune to hacks: Inoculating deep neural networks to thwart attacks
The adaptive immune system serves as a template for defending neural nets from confusion-sowing attacks.