Computer algorithms

New tool turns audio clips into realistic video

The researchers successfully generated highly-realistic video of former US President Barack Obama talking about terrorism, fatherhood, job creation and other topics, using audio clips of those speeches and existing weekly video addresses that were originally on a different topic.

Jul 12, 2017, 12:56 PM IST
Astronomers look at computers for studying stars

Astronomers look at computers for studying stars

NASA astronomers are now turning to a method called "machine learning" to help them understand the properties of large numbers of stars.

Jan 12, 2015, 12:50 PM IST

Soon, robots to have 'superhuman' navigation skills

In a new research, the scientists have combined human eyes and rat brain together in a robot, to enable it navigate intelligently.

Oct 02, 2014, 15:45 PM IST

How good gut bacteria respond to infection

In what could help better treat and prevent gastrointestinal infection, researchers have used unique computational models to show how infection can affect bacteria that naturally live in our intestines.

Jul 13, 2014, 13:14 PM IST

Computer algorithms to produce literature?

Philip M Parker has developed a series of computer algorithms that could automatically generate books, crossword puzzles, articles and even poetry.

Jul 13, 2014, 11:25 AM IST

Protecting 17% of Earth`s key regions could save two-thirds of plant species

A new study has revealed that protecting key regions that comprise just 17 percent of Earth`s land may help preserve more than two-thirds of its plant species.

Sep 06, 2013, 22:28 PM IST