Artificial Intelligence

Emotion recognition has a privacy problem – here’s how to fix it

Researchers have demonstrated the ability to “unlearn” sensitive identifying data from audio used to train machine learning models|Short Read
Sriram works at his computer

Deep learning AI discovers surprising new antibiotics

Deep-learning AI will help keep us ahead of drug resistant pathogens.|Short Read

John Laird recognized with prestigious College award for major contributions to AI and CS education

This award is the highest honor awarded to a faculty member by the College.|Short Read

Michigan team competes in Amazon challenge to make AI more engaging

The team of twelve students is one of ten worldwide working to give Amazon’s Alexa more human-like conversational skills.|Long Read
Sriram works at his computer

How an AI solution can design new tuberculosis drug regimens

A new method could replace trial and error drug development|Medium Read
Professors Lionel Robert and X. Jessie Yang stand in front of an autonomous vehicle at Mcity

What humans want, in an automated car

U-M researchers examined how a person’s perception of safety in an autonomous vehicle was influenced by its “personality” traits.|Medium Read
Roya Ensafi, CSE Research Assistant Professor, uses her computing system, Censored Planet. Photo: Joseph Xu

How Russia’s online censorship could jeopardize internet freedom worldwide

The nation is using inexpensive commodity equipment to block 170K domains on more than 1K privately-owned ISPs.|Medium Read

Michigan AI celebrates second annual symposium

The goal of the symposium is to facilitate conversations between AI practitioners from Michigan and beyond.|Short Read
Amulya Parmar

AI-powered Whatsapp Bot fights fake news in India

CE undergrad Amulya Parmar designed a machine learning algorithm to curb fake news as part of the Tavtech Fellowship program.|Short Read

DARPA Award for more responsive AI that combines human and machine

The goal of Lasecki’s proposal is to create methods for making AI systems more robust and flexible.|Short Read
Prof. Satinder Singh Baveja

Paper recognized for lasting contributions to AI decision making

Baveja’s paper tackled the difficult problem of giving artificial intelligence a way to understand and represent knowledge collected over time.|Short Read
memristor array chip

First programmable memristor computer aims to bring AI processing down from the cloud

Circuit elements that store information in their electrical resistances enable a brain-like form of computing, storing and processing information in the same place.|Medium Read