On Artificial Intelligence

AI is too broad a concept: everyone has his or her own definition. A modest view is to approach intelligence via learning, i.e., the practice of machine learning.

Using techniques in machine learning, we can make machines behave like human in some aspects, to some extent. We focus on concrete tasks, actionable thinking and avoid abstract, pseudo-philosophical discussions that deemed to be fruitless.

06 Feb 2019

Clean Chinese Rare Book Images with GAN

The digitalized Chinese rare books often has bad visual quality due to yellowish, translucent pages. We use CycleGAN with a novel edge-keeping loss term to remove artifacts and improve the image quality.