March 8, 2017

Machines taught how to ‘smell’ by new algorithm. How will they cope with shower-dodging nerds?

Machines don’t have noses – but they can now attempt to identify scents thanks to a nifty new algorithm.

A big international group of scientists pooled together to launch the Dream Olfaction Prediction Challenge, a crowd-sourced competition to learn how to predict the scent of molecules.(read more)