Object recognition

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  • Orienteering for robots

    Algorithm for determining orientation of objects could aid robots in navigation, scene understanding.

    April 4, 2014
  • Expanding our view of vision

    New brain-scanning technique allows scientists to see when and where the brain processes visual information.

    January 26, 2014
  • Never forget a face

    New algorithm uses subtle changes to make a face more memorable without changing a person’s overall appearance.

    December 18, 2013
  • Teaching computers to see — by learning to see like computers

    By translating images into the language spoken by object-recognition systems, then translating them back, researchers hope to explain the systems’ failures.

    September 19, 2013
  • Oliva explores new ground in computational perception at CSAIL

    Neuroscientist looks forward to collaborative studies of visual perception in the brain and its computational applications.

    November 8, 2011
  • Scene perception versus action in the brain

    Cognitive neuroscientists shed light on how the brain responds to scenes and their mirror-image reversals.

    August 18, 2011
  • Finding an edge

    An algorithm for identifying the boundaries of objects in digital images is 50,000 times more efficient than its predecessor.

    May 31, 2011
  • How the brain recognizes objects

    A new computational model sheds light on the workings of the human visual system and could help advance artificial-intelligence research, too.

    June 7, 2010
  • Seeing the forest for the trees

    Object recognition systems that break images into ever smaller parts should be much more efficient and may shed light on how the brain works.

    May 7, 2010
  • Context is ev … well, something, anyway

    MIT research uses information about how frequently objects are seen together to refine the conclusions of object recognition systems.

    March 5, 2010
  • Seeing things

    Researchers from MIT's CSAIL teach computers to recognize objects.

    October 13, 2009