Marjan wants to open AI’s “black box”
AI methods like deep learning work great for tasks like diagnosing skin cancer. The problem is that we do not know exactly how or why it works. By combining two different AI methods Marjan Alirezaie, AI researcher at Örebro University, hopes to...
Örebro researcher leads research effort of EU initiative for a common AI platform
The EU is investing EUR 20 million in a European platform to make artificial intelligence available to everyone. The three-year programme brings together 79 partners from across Europe, and the research effort is led by Örebro professor Alessandro...
Fewer and poorer quality sperm
Örebro researchers have identified a gene that is essential in producing sperm in zebrafish. The next step is to test whether the same is true in humans.
Örebro researchers studied connection between intestinal bacteria and development of diabetes – method now published
Researchers at Örebro University have, together with a well-known research team in Denmark, developed a method for studying how metabolism in gut bacteria influences our health. Their method has now been published in Nature Protocols.
Allowing robots to adapt
Already today there are robots in hospitals, schools, shops and in our homes. But for robots to function optimally in their interaction with humans, they have to be able to adapt to changes in their environment. In his doctoral thesis, computer scientist...
Minister for Enterprise and Innovation: “Örebro has become one of the hubs in Sweden for AI”
“Amy Loutfi and other researchers are not only important for their research, but also for conveying knowledge of AI further,” says Mikael Damberg, Sweden’s Minister for Enterprise and Innovation.
Culturally competent robots – the future in elderly care
Future robots will assist the elderly while adapting to the culture of the individual they are caring for. The first of this type of robots are now being tested in retirement homes within the scope of "Caresses", an interdisciplinary project where AI...
Making robots take over heavy-duty work in boilers
High-velocity metal coating of power plant boilers is heavy-duty work, not to mention very hot. Robotics researchers at Örebro University are now, in collaboration with Alfred Nobel Science Park and MH Engineering, developing a method for tackling these...
Robotics researchers inspired by the navigation skills of ants
By imitating ants’ behaviour, robots could become less expensive but also more reliable in their navigation, as shown in the doctoral thesis by robotics researcher Ali Abdul Khaliq.
SmokeBot – a robot serving rescue units
A robot that can both see and navigate in smoke-filled areas, as well as discover gas leaks and plot maps of areas it has been in – this is the result of the EU-funded research project SmokeBot, led by Örebro researcher Achim Lilienthal.