Modern science is facing a completely new challenge: overload. According to research from the University of Ottawa, the total number of research papers published since 1665 passed the 50 million mark in 2009 and approximately 2.5 million new papers are published every year.
With the world spinning faster every day and delivering an insane amount of news and information to process, the temptation to cherry-pick content to consume increases. Powering summarization with AI tools is among the news we’re covering in this edition of AI Monthly Digest.
Throughout history, tackling pandemics has always been about using the latest knowledge and approaches. Today, with AI-powered solutions, healthcare has new tools to tackle present and future challenges, and the COVID-19 pandemic will prove to be a catalyst of change.
The concept of demand forecasting is nothing new in the ecommerce and retail industry. Often performed manually by analysts with the use of ERP software, it helps reduce out of stock levels, increase efficiency and improve customer satisfaction.
A trigger-based alert in infrastructure management is currently insufficient to keep operations smooth and uninterrupted. AI-powered IT operations deliver smart alerts that not only improve a team’s ability to respond swiftly but can also deliver significant automation.
March brought interesting publications about the limited ability of machines to read Bengali script, the challenges of generalization for machines and new materials discovered by neural networks.
Network Traffic Analysis (NTA) is a key component of modern cybersecurity in companies. With machine learning and artificial intelligence solutions, the sheer amounts of data to analyze is an asset to be used rather than, as was once the case, a challenge to overcome.
As we predicted in our AI Trends 2020, NLP is the year’s leading trend. But research on self-regenerating structures has likewise been both surprising and fascinating. February was rich in news on self-regenerating machines and NLP-related events and research.
While making predictions may be easy, delivering accurate ones is an altogether different story. That’s why in this column we won’t just be looking at the most important trends of 2020, but we’ll also look at how the ideas we highlighted last year have developed.
January Jump-started the year with news of the latest achievements in NLP, a breakthrough in neural networks for solving math problems, and AI creating artificial life.