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Paper Calls for Patient-First Regulation of AI in Healthcare

January 31, 2024

A new paper in JAMA describes how, despite widespread enthusiasm about AI’s potential to revolutionize healthcare and the use of AI-powered tools on millions of patients already, no federal regulations require that AI-powered tools be evaluated for potential harm or benefit to patients.

Creative Computing

May 1, 2023

Professor Shlomo Dubmov is working on a project with researchers in Europe to enhance the creative relationship between humans and computers — by teaching computers to play improv jazz.

“SMART 2.0” Revolutionizing Identification of Natural Compounds

February 19, 2020

A team of researchers at the University of California San Diego describe in a new study the successful use of an analysis tool that uses artificial intelligence to identify chemical compounds, including ones with potential benefit as cancer drugs or antibiotics, within seconds.

Terrence Sejnowski Named Scientist of the Year by ARCS San Diego

January 9, 2024

Professor Terrence Sejnowski has been named 2024 Scientist of the Year by the ARCS Foundation of San Diego. Sejnowski is being honored for his pioneering research in neural networks and computational neuroscience, achievements that helped form the cornerstones of artificial intelligence.

Artificial Intelligence Catalyzes Gene Activation Research and Uncovers Rare DNA Sequences

May 18, 2023

Biologists have used machine learning, a type of AI, to identify “synthetic extreme” DNA sequences with specifically designed functions in gene activation. They tested 50 million DNA sequences and found synthetic DNA sequences with activities that could be useful in biotechnology and medicine.

AI Chatbot ChatGPT Mirrors Its Users to Appear Intelligent

March 17, 2023

In a new paper relevant to artificial intelligence and ChatGPT, Professor Terrence Sejnowski explores the relationship between the human interviewer and language models to uncover why chatbots respond in particular ways, why those responses vary and how to improve them in the future.

SDSC Director Michael Norman Named to Federal Task Force for Advancing Artificial Intelligence

June 15, 2021

The Biden administration has launched the National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource Task Force, on which San Diego Supercomputer Center Director and Physics Professor Michael Norman will participate to help democratize access to resources and tools that fuel AI research and development.

Carnegie Mellon “Baby Tartanian8” Pokerbot Sweeps Annual Competition

August 31, 2016

Contestants all knew that Carnegie Mellon University’s (CMU) latest computer poker program was good. But as it turns out, its performance was even better than people thought.

Biological Sciences Professor Terrence Sejnowski Wins Brain Prize

March 5, 2024

Terrence Sejnowski has been selected to receive the 2024 Brain Prize, the world’s largest neuroscience prize, for his pioneering work in computational and theoretical neuroscience, contributions to our understanding of the brain and paving the way for the development of brain-inspired AI.

New Computer Program ‘Learns’ to Identify Mosaic Mutations That Cause Disease

January 2, 2023

UC San Diego researchers describe a method for teaching a computer how to spot complex “mosaic mutations” using an artificial intelligence approach termed “deep learning.”

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