1. AI, crowdsourcing combine to close 'analogy gap'

    AI, crowdsourcing combine to close 'analogy gap'

    AI, crowdsourcing combine to close 'analogy gap' August 10, 2017 Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem devised a method enabling computers to mine databases of patents, inventions and research papers, identifying ideas that can be repurposed to solve new problems or create new products. Specifically, they developed a way for computers to find analogies—comparisons between sometimes disparate methods and problems that highlight underlying similarities.

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      Discourse, Entailment, Machine Translation, NER, Parsing, Segmentation, Semantic, Sentiment, Summarization, WSD
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    1. After decades of attempts, this is the first time that anyone has gained traction computationally on the analogy problem at scale.
    2. Once you can search for analogies, you can really crank up the speed of innovation.
    3. We were able to look inside these people's brains because we forced them to show their work.
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