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AI uses Einstein’s special relativity to predict future events

05/09/2020 10:36 AM | Click to read full article

In order to improve causal reasoning in AIs, researchers at Imperial College London thought outside the box and took inspiration from Einstein‘s theory of special relativity. What’s the connection, you might ask?

One of the consequences of Einstein’s theory of special relativity is that nothing can travel faster than the speed of light. But this also means that there are boundaries of cause and effect in spacetime, which can be mathematically described.