New machine to tell you whether the football is exciting


18th, April 2007

garylineker.jpgA machine could soon be deciding the Premiership’s most exciting moments for you instead of Gary Lineker and his Band of Merrymen. Researchers at BT have developed an algorithm which picks out the most interesting bits of a match. It is thought the algorithm could be used to generate highlight packages in the future. The system – which has been developed over the past five years – has been tested against a human football fan. Click here to see a video of the machine in use. [Via, Rob Parker]

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