Psychologists believe that drawing is an important part of children's cognitive development. So an objective analysis of these drawings could provide an important insight into this process, a task that machine vision is ideally suited to.
A rapid increase in our knowledge of alien worlds has dramatically changed the way scientists are interpreting the famous Drake equation.
The automated classification of music is an important outstanding problem in computer science. Now a straightforward way of analyzing music's information content could help.
Image-based forgery is becoming more common not least because humans seem to be particularly vulnerable even to obvious fakes.
Network scientists have discovered how social networks can create the illusion that something is common when it is actually rare.
An automated rap-generating algorithm pushes the boundaries of machine creativity, say computer scientists.
The greatest chess players are significantly more famous than their not-so-great contemporaries, by a margin that leads to a fame-predicting formula.
Without social skills, the only way to meet a mate is by complete chance. Right? Not according to a new model that simulates the way an individual's genes can interact with the environment.
Security researchers have developed an automated system for detecting Android apps that secretly connect to ad sites and user tracking sites.
Physicists have mapped out how to create quantum music, an experience that will be profoundly different for every member of the audience, they say.