Facebook uses Artificial Intelligence to Map Population Density Precisely

Facebook has showcased its Artificial Intelligence skills by mapping population density with a high degree of accuracy. Facebook’s Connectivity Labs team has shared some interesting data behind its artificial intelligence project that can be used to map world population and improve internet connectivity for people at remote locations. The project could help in improving wireless communication technologies and offer better connectivity, Facebook added. Facebook launched Connectivity Labs in spring 2014 to figure out how the company can improve internet access across the world, mainly in rural and remote areas. Connectivity Labs team ponders upon ideas to develop new technologies for efficiently providing internet access. Yael Maguire from Facebook’s Connectivity Labs said, “We realized we couldn’t answer that question—and it’s a very basic question. It is a needle-in-the-haystack problem. We wanted…


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