Best Time Ever for AI Startups?

Dmytro Shandyba is the CTO of Newzmate, a new Ukrainian artificial intelligence (AI) company using machine learning tools to drive traffic to web news sites. Shandyba brought his startup to the annual innovation conference TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco in the hope of find funding and potential business partnerships. While tech giants like Google and Amazon […]

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Life 3.0 by Max Tegmark review – we are ignoring the AI apocalypse

Artificial intelligence will probably be the most important agent of change in the 21st century. It will transform our economy, our culture, our politics and even our own bodies and minds in ways most people can hardly imagine. If you hear a scenario about the world in 2050 and it sounds like science fiction, it is […]

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Forward bounding on pseudo-trees for DCOPs and ADCOPs

Abstract Complete search algorithms for solving Distributed constraint optimization problems (DCOPs) can be divided into two groups: algorithms that use a pseudo tree and algorithms that do not use one. The best performing algorithms that do not use a pseudo tree use some form of forward bounding. In order to try and gain from both […]

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