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Submission + - Is time moving forward or backward? Computers learn to spot the difference (sciencemag.org)

sciencehabit writes: For the first time, scientists have taught computers to figure out the direction of time in videos, a result that could help researchers better understand our own perception of time. Regardless of any possible applications, “we just thought it was a great problem,” says one of the study's authors. Teaching computers to see the arrow of time combines computer science, physics, and human perception to get at the heart of the question, “How do we understand the visual world?”
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Is time moving forward or backward? Computers learn to spot the difference

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