Enough Artificial Intelligence to Go Around: Policies Surrounding A.I. in Healthcare

Enough Artificial Intelligence to Go Around: Policies Surrounding A.I. in Healthcare

Artificial intelligence (AI) may seem like a type of system developed to be free of human biases, but in reality the performance and output of AI systems depends heavily on the information given to train them. Take, for example, the recent report that an AI program designed by Amazon to search employee applications for the best candidates ended up discriminating against female applicants because the program was trained on mainly male applications.

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Machine Learning Methods and Their Applications in Precision Medicine

Machine Learning Methods and Their Applications in Precision Medicine

Whenever the topic of artificial intelligence is brought up, the first thought that comes to mind is the multitude of human-like robots increasingly featured in TV shows and movies. However, despite our collective fascination with the anthropomorphized artificial intelligence in mainstream media, perhaps the most exciting promise of artificial intelligence is its capacity to perform data analysis at a level impossible for humans.

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A Robot in Human Skin

A Robot in Human Skin

When asked to think of a humanoid robot, it’s very likely that you are imagining the robots featured in the TV show Westworld or the movie Ex Machina: robots that are human-like but not actually human. These images mostly stem from sci-fi, but the real world isn’t too far from producing robots of this kind.

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Letter from the Editors - Artificial Intelligence

Letter from the Editors - Artificial Intelligence

We are excited to share our December issue about artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning with you. Although this issue is a shorter one, we are excited for you to explore these topics with us, topics that are no longer solely constructs of science fiction, but important aspects of modern daily life.

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