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York U to host Ontario’s only in-person National Portfolio Day event, following two-year hiatus

York U to host Ontario’s only in-person National Portfolio Day event, following two-year hiatus

Emerging artists and designers have exceptional opportunity to meet experts from institutions around the world and receive feedback TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2022 – On October 1, representatives from some of the world’s leading post-secondary arts and design institutions will converge on York University’s Goldfarb Centre for Fine Arts to participate in National Portfolio Day 2022. […]

York University, Town of Newmarket sign five-year MOU to advance shared goals and demonstrate commitment to positive change

York University, Town of Newmarket sign five-year MOU to advance shared goals and demonstrate commitment to positive change

NEWMARKET, ON – Sept. 14, 2022 – Today, York University President Rhonda Lenton and Newmarket Mayor John Taylor signed a new five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) – a clear commitment to advance shared goals and create positive change in Newmarket. The signing ceremony was held in the Town of Newmarket Council Chambers and marks the […]

Study: Even smartest AI models don’t match human visual processing

Study: Even smartest AI models don’t match human visual processing

York University study highlights how deep-network models take potentially dangerous ‘shortcuts’ in solving complex recognition tasks TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2022 –  Deep convolutional neural networks (DCNNs) don’t see objects the way humans do – using configural shape perception – and that could be dangerous in real-world AI applications, says Professor James Elder, co-author of a […]

Etobicoke resident wins York University free tuition contest

Etobicoke resident wins York University free tuition contest

Last week on impulse Samadhi Rankothge took a call from an unknown caller. To her surprise, it was not a persistent duct-cleaning company or another "CRA arrest warrant" scammer, but a York University representative calling to congratulate her on winning free tuition for the year. “I was so surprised by that call,” says Rankothge, still […]