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Synced Global AI Weekly | 2018.6.23-6.29

AI Is Catching Eyes in Sports Matches!

Wimbledon 2018: AI Uses Player Emotions to Edit Highlights

Wimbledon and its digital partner IBM have fine-tuned their AI systems this year to help automatically edit the top action.With an average of three matches per court, per day, video from matches can add up to hundreds of hours of footage...

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IBM Research and Tencent Delight Basketball Fans with AI-Based Highlight Reel 

Over the course of the three-hour NBA final game, IBM Research's AI system analyzed and categorized each frame, live and in real time. The system identified players and tagged their expression and movement along with key actions, the ball’s trajectory, and the position ofbasketball net. 

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Intel 5G Technology at the US Open – It’s a Hole-in-One 

Live golf action from the 2018 U.S. Open was transmitted over a 5G network this month, as Intel, AT&T, Ericsson and Fox Sports ran with a theory – that they could create new efficiencies in media distribution using ultra-high-definition cameras to stream 4K video over 5G...

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Just Like Fans, AI Models Disagree on the 2018 World Cup 

Once upon a time, a cephalopod in Oberhausen, Germany named Paul the Octopus captured human hearts by picking football match winners at the Euro 2008 and 2010 FIFA World Cup with a success rate of 85.7 percent.

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Self-Supervised Tracking via Video Colorization 

Google introduces a convolutional network that colorizes grayscale videos, but is constrained to copy colors from a single reference frame. In doing so, the network learns to visually track objects automatically without supervision...

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OpenAI Five 

OpenAI Five plays 180 years worth of games against itself every day, learning via self-play. It trains using a scaled-up version of Proximal Policy Optimization running on 256 GPUs and 128,000 CPU cores...

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RSVP! DTalk Episode 2: Industrial AI Enabled Intelligent Manufacturing - Talk with Foxconn CEO Terry Gou (郭台铭) 

In this sharing session, Mr. Terry Gou and Professor Jay Lee will introduce to the audience on what is Industrial AI, and what kind of opportunities and challenges Industrial AI is facing when real economy is undergoing an era of digital transformation.  

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Tsinghua University Launches Institute For AI; Hires Google's Jeff Dean as Advisor 

China’s prestigious Tsinghua University is opening a dedicated AI research centre. The Tsinghua University Institute for Artificial Intelligence will be led by Dean Bo Zhang of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Tsinghua Director of Academic Committee Andrew Chi-Chih Yao, a Turing Award Laureate.  

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5–8 JulTHCOMP Zurich, Switzerland. 
5–9 Jul COLT 2018 Stockholm, Sweden. 
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9–11 Jul Applied AI Summit London, UK. 
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