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coondoggie writes "If a picture is worth a thousand words, the scientists at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) would like to make that about a billion with a new software intelligent program. DARPA this month said it will detail a new system it would like to see built known as the Visual Media Reasoning (VMR) program. The main idea is to develop an advanced software program that can "turn 'dumb' unstructured, ad hoc photos and video into true visual intelligence."" Link to Original Source
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