AI program trains itself

Posted 1/18/17

Software engineers at the University of Toronto were tackling a major challenge in artificial intelligence: training a neural network through written instructions instead of by showing it hundreds of examples. Then came the bigger finding: They realized the program had learned more effectively than they had taught it.

The researchers gave the program instructions for identifying visual images of hair – how to distinguish hair from the tree a person …

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