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Artificial Intelligence for Physics Research

Scientists at Freie Universität Berlin develop a deep learning method to solve a fundamental problem in statistical physics

News from Sep 10, 2019

A team of scientists at Freie Universität Berlin has developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI) method that provides a fundamentally new solution of the “sampling problem” in statistical physics.

The sampling problem is that important properties of materials and molecules can practically not be computed by directly simulating the motion of atoms in the computer because the required computational capacities are too vast even for supercomputers.

The team developed a deep learning method that speeds up these calculations massively, making them feasible for previously intractable applications. “AI is changing all areas of our life, including the way we do science,” explains professor Dr. Frank Noé.

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  • KI
  • Künstliche Intelligenz
  • Physik
  • Sampling Problem