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Monash University wins up to A$18m funding to advance intelligence analysis

Monash University has been chosen for a multi-million dollar research contract aimed at enhancing the performance of the US intelligence community.  Systems using artificial intelligence (AI) will refine reasoning and outcomes, with the potential

Engineering & technology
Artificial consciousness

Studying artificial ‘consciousness’ could pave the way for artificial intelligence

Imagine a world where “thinking” robots were able to care for the elderly and people with disabilities. This concept may seem futuristic, but exciting new research into consciousness could pave...

Machine Learning Bootcamp team

Collaborations on artificial intelligence

A Machine Learning (ML) Bootcamp has brought together global tech industry leaders, academics and students from Monash University, the University of Warwick and other Melbourne universities to explore the latest...

Robots

Is passing a Turing Test a true measure of artificial intelligence?

by Kevin Korb The Turing Test has been passed yet again, report the news feeds. This is the

Robots

Is passing a Turing Test a true measure of artificial intelligence?

by Kevin Korb The Turing Test has been passed yet again, report the news feeds. This is the

Credit: Steve Morton

In medicine, the future is light

Light, together with artificial intelligence systems that deliver fast, accurate analysis, has the potential to reshape the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Dr Bayden Wood, of Monash University’s School of...

The Blue Brain Project is an attempt by Swiss scientists to create a synthetic brain. According to some, it\'s just about to achieve AI.

The true state of artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence has come a long way since the invention of the programmable digital computer in the 1940s, but its ability to ever simulate human intelligence remains debatable. Dr Kevin...

Dr Alan Dorin

We are the creators of artificial life – both now and through the ages

by Dr Alan Dorin As humans, we create life. And we’re all familiar with the idea of artificial intelligence. But what about artificial life? What is it, and why should...