computer science

Kaiyu Hang wins NSF CAREER Award

Hang’s research will enable robots to manipulate unfamiliar objects in high-uncertainty situations.

The Maverick Who Gave Machines The Gift Of Sight

Professor Kunihiko Fukushima took inspiration from the biological brain to create one of the first artificial neural networks. Here’s how he continues to advance the world of artificial intelligence.

Helping Computers ‘See’ Through Darkness And Rain

To advance computer vision, researchers developed neural network algorithms to enhance videos of rainy and night scenes.

New Device Helps Robots Get A Grip

An all-round gripper developed by South Korean researchers can freely handle objects regardless of shape and material.

Meet The World’s Fastest Random Number Generator

Don't be fooled by its tiny size—a new laser can generate 254 trillion random numbers per second.

What Algorithms Can Teach Us About Art

An algorithm has shown that landscape paintings over the past five centuries are surprisingly similar, suggesting selection bias.

Hiding Images From Prying AIs

Researchers in Singapore have developed a way of distorting images so that they will not be recognized by machines but are still intelligible to humans.

Speak Math, Not Code

Writing algorithms in mathematics rather than code is not only more elegant but also more efficient, says 2013 Turing Award winner Leslie Lamport.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Marcelo Ang

One of Singapore’s robotics pioneers, Professor Marcelo Ang Jr’s research promises to take driverless cars and personal robotic assistants outside the realm of imagination and into the mainstream.

Detecting Gender Stereotypes In Film

A team of researchers from South Korea has developed a system that uses computer vision technology to automatically analyze images in films to identify gender bias.