Toby Walsh

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A computer scientist calling for bans on 'killer robots', an internationally respected drug researcher, and a chemist developing 'smart' nanoparticles to target tumours are among 16 new Scientia Professors.

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Deep learning, which uses a “deep” neural networks, loosely modelled on the human brain, looks set to be an important component in the AI toolbox, writes Toby Walsh. 

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UNSW Professor Toby Walsh is one of three UNSW scientists elected to the Australian Academy of Science. Walsh, Professor of Artificial Intelligence at UNSW’s School of Computer Science and Engineering, has made important scientific contributions in three closely related areas: artificial intellig

Go

South Korean Go champion Lee Se-dol finally beat the AlphaGo Software after three straight losses last week, but AlphaGo's success remains a landmark moment, writes Toby Walsh.

Military robots

The problem of offensive autonomous weapons is complex and multi-faceted, and it is worth considering the arguments against them in detail, writes Toby Walsh.

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