Levan (United States)

Type: City
Name: Levan (United States)
Country: United States
population: 849
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Iraq and geopolitics through the lens of the oil market

Last weeks reports of the Sunni militant group ISIS taking over the northern cities of Iraq and working their way south to Baghdad were somewhat surprising but not entirely shocking. After all, there have been reports of fighting in the northern region ... [Published Examiner.com - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Iraq Split Into Three States Would Entrench Long-Term Problems

Expert Pitch Contact InformationAvailable for logged-in reporters onlyAs sectarian fighting rages in Iraq, several observers have suggested splitting the country into three nations to reflect the dominant ethnic and religious makeup of each area. Mostafa ... [Published Newswise - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 1 reports

Website tool claims to let you learn everything about anything

In today’s digitally driven world, access to information appears limitless, reports a new study, " Learning Everything about Anything: Webly-Supervised Visual Concept Learning ,"" appearing online as a PDF file. You also may wish to check out the site, ... [Published Examiner.com - Jun 13 2014]
First reported Jun 12 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 2 reports

Researchers launch program that can learn “everything about anything”

Business Intelligence by |13 June 2014 A step up in artificial intelligenceResearchers from the University of Washington and the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence in Seattle have created the first fully automated computer program called Learning ... [Published Computer Business Review - Jun 13 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 1 reports

Back To Iraq: What Should The U.S. Do?

Expert Pitch Contact InformationAvailable for logged-in reporters onlyAs extremists continue to seize control of cities in Iraq, the international community is looking to the U.S. for answers. Andrew Natsios, executive professor and Director of the ... [Published Newswise - Jun 13 2014]

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“It is all about discovering associations between textual and visual data,” said Ali Farhadi , according to the June 12, 2014 news release, " New computer program aims to teach itself everything about anything ." Farhadi is a University of Washington (UW) assistant professorprofessor of computer science and engineering...
UW assistant professorprofessor of computer science and engineering Ali Farhadi said, "It is all about discovering associations between textual and visual data. The program learns to tightly couple rich sets of phrases with pixels in images. This means that it can recognize instances of specific concepts when it sees them."
"Major information resources such as dictionaries and encyclopedias are moving toward the direction of showing users visual information because it is easier to comprehend and much faster to browse through concepts. However, they have limited coverage as they are often manually curated. The new program needs no human supervision, and thus can automatically learn the visual knowledge for any concept" said Santosh Divvala, a research scientist at the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence and an affiliate scientist at UW in computer science and...

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