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A new way for machines to see, taking shape in Toronto

With his capsule networks, Prof Hinton - one of the world's foremost authorities on artificial intelligence - aims to finally give machines the same three-dimensional perspective that humans have.


IN 2012, Geoffrey Hinton changed the way machines see the world.

Along with two graduate students at the University of Toronto, Mr Hinton, a professor there, built a system that could analyse thousands of photos and teach itself to identify common objects like flowers and...

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