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Grammar-like algorithm identifies actions in video

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Body language is a powerful thing, allowing us to gauge the tone and intention of a person, often without accompanying words. But is this a skill that is unique to humans, or are computers also capable of being intuitive? To date, picking up on the subtext of a person’s movements is still not something machines Continue Reading

Computer Vision recognizes signs of autism in infants

Computer Vision recognizes signs of autism in infants

Photo courtesy of MIT Technology Review The M.I.T. Technology Review reports on the use of a computer vision system that is helping doctors diagnose autism in infants by age 2 and 3 instead of age 5. Earlier diagnosis makes it possible to teach social and communication skills before other, maladaptive patterns become ingrained in a Continue Reading