Is Alberta ready to take advantage of artificial intelligence economy?

Sheila Schoepp is a student in the University of Alberta’s Computing Science program. She was drawn to the post-secondary school, in part, because of its artificial intelligence expertise. “We have a competitive advantage that we will not keep forever if…

Telus pitches bringing 5G ‘living lab’ to Whyte Ave in Edmonton, would test surveillance and algorithm technology

City councillors on executive committee gave the go-ahead for city staff to continue exploring a partnership with Telus to use 5G technology in what the company said would be a ‘living lab’, testing new surveillance and algorithm technology along Whyte…

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…