Tech & Science Google AI experiment has you talking to books

11:01  15 april  2018
11:01  15 april  2018 Source:   Engadget

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With that in mind, check out this little in-browser experiment from Google named Teachable Machine. Teachable Machine lets you use your webcam to train an extremely basic AI program. I taught it to recognize my houseplants and respond with relevant GIFs, but others have used it make

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a stack of flyers on a table© Provided by EngadgetGoogle Research is giving us a (fun) glimpse of how far natural language processing in artificial intelligence has come. Mountain View's research division has rolled out a couple of what it calls Semantic Experiences, which are websites with interesting activities that demonstrate AIs' ability to understand how we speak. One of the two experiences is called "Talk to Books," because, well, you can use the website to talk to books to a certain extent. You simply type in a statement or a question, and it will find whole sentences in books related to what you typed.

In the announcement post, notable futurist/Google Research Director of Engineering Ray Kurzweil and Product Manager Rachel Bernstein said the system doesn't depend on keyword matching. They trained its AI by feeding it "billion conversation-like pairs of sentences," so it can learn to identify what a good response looks like. Talk to Books can help you find titles simple keyword searches might not surface -- for instance, when I searched "He says he's the greatest detective who ever lived," one of the results highlighted a sentence that doesn't contain any of my query's keywords, because the AI associated the word "detective" with "investigator."

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I’m talking about Google ’s AI research. Obviously, the experiment in and of itself doesn’t have any real-life usages. However, the technology that goes behind this, does show how good machines have become at recognizing objects that they see.

Google Research's other new website called Semantris offers word association games, including a Tetris-like break-the-blocks experience. The two games can recognize both opposite and neighboring concepts, even sounds like "vroom" for motorcycle or "meow" for cat.

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The development in word vector, an AI-training model that enables algorithms to learn relationships between words based on actual language usage, led to the advancement in natural language processing over the past few years. According to Kurzweil and Bernstein, these websites show how AIs' "new capabilities can drive applications that weren't possible before." They said other potential applications include "classification, semantic similarity, semantic clustering, whitelist applications (selecting the right response from many alternatives) and semantic search (of which Talk to Books is an example)." Google has released a module on TensorFlow other researchers and developers can use, so the tech giant's work could lead to more AI-powered applications that can understand how we wield words better than their older counterparts can.

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Short Bytes: Google has introduced some AI Experiments to teach you more about neural networks in a fun manner. You can try it out, download the open source code, or submit your own Google AI Experiment entries.

Google placed out some of AI experiments like Autodraw, Quickdraw, Infinite Drum Machine etc. By this google ’s providing an open source platform for work showcase of the machine learning. Google has been trying to provide new possibilities for machine learning.

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