DynaLIFE and AltaML digital pathology project aims for faster results, better outcomes for patients

What is digital pathology? DynaLIFE and AltaML are using artificial intelligence and machine learning to identify and analyze colon polyps that could be cancerous, with the aim to getting faster results and better outcomes for patients. Cory Janssen and Jason…

Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute Deep Learning and Reinforcement Learning Summer School

The Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute at the University of Alberta is hosting world-renowned A.I. researchers for the Deep Learning and Reinforcement Learning Summer School. Warren Johnston explains how Edmonton is a world leader in the field of artificial intelligence.

Alberta researchers use AI to detect depression in voices

Artificial intelligence algorithms can now more accurately detect depressed moods based on the sound of a person’s voice, thanks to research by University of Alberta computer scientists. The study used previous research that suggests the timbre of a person’s voice…

Alberta-made website uses AI to scan your recyclable bottles and estimate worth

An Alberta-designed website uses artificial intelligence to estimate how much your plastic and glass bottles would earn you at the bottle depot. Users can log on to the website with their smartphone or tablet and take a photo of their…

SingularityU Canada Summit hosting bright tech minds in Edmonton

Some of the world’s brightest minds are in Edmonton for the SingularityU Canada Summit, exploring how technology, artificial intelligence and digital medicine can change the future. Kirsta Pawley from SingularityU and Tilly Lockey with Open Bionics explain.

Alberta scientists use machine learning and Twitter to better understand our health

Many people share their well-being on social media, and University of Alberta scientists are using machine learning and Twitter to better understand your health. Machine learning is an application of artificial intelligence (AI) that provides computers the ability to automatically…

Alberta company wins NASA tech competition with 3D ‘Star Trek’ surgery

An “immersive reality” product developed in Edmonton has skyrocketed all the way to NASA. Aris MD recently took top prize in the U.S. space agency’s iTech Ignite the Night pitch competition in Austin, Texas. They were the only Canadian competitors.…