Machine Learning
Research at Apple

Introducing Apple’s On-Device and Server Foundation Models

At the 2024 Worldwide Developers Conference, we introduced Apple Intelligence, a personal intelligence system integrated deeply into iOS 18, iPadOS 18, and macOS Sequoia.

Apple Intelligence is comprised of multiple highly-capable generative models that are specialized for our users’ everyday tasks, and can adapt on the fly for their current activity. The foundation models built into Apple Intelligence have been fine-tuned for user experiences such as writing and refining text, prioritizing and summarizing notifications, creating playful images for conversations with family and friends, and taking in-app actions to simplify interactions across apps.

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Recent research

Research highlights

Personalizing Health and Fitness with Hybrid Modeling

Recent research has explored clinical monitoring, cardiovascular events, and even clinical lab values from wearables data. As adoption increases, wearables data may become crucial in public health applications like disease monitoring and the design of epidemiological studies.

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Enhancing Paragraph Generation with a Latent Language Diffusion Model

In the fast-evolving world of natural language processing (NLP), there is a strong demand for generating coherent and controlled text, as referenced in the work Toward Controlled Generation of Text. Traditional autoregressive models such as GPT, which have long been the industry standard, possess inherent limitations that sometimes manifest as repetitive and low-quality outputs, as seen in the work The Curious Case of Neural Text Degeneration. This is primarily due to a phenomenon known as "exposure bias," as seen in the work Scheduled Sampling for Sequence Prediction with Recurrent Neural Networks. This imperfection arises due to a mismatch between how these models are trained and their actual use during inference, often leading to error accumulation during text generation.

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All events

IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2024

Apple is sponsoring the IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), which is taking place in person from June 17 to 21 in Seattle, Washington. CVPR is the annual computer vision event comprising the main conference and several co-located workshops and short courses. Below is the schedule of our sponsored workshops and events at CVPR 2024.

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ACM Human-Computer Interaction conference (CHI) 2024

Apple is sponsoring the ACM Human-Computer Interaction Conference (CHI), which is taking place in person from May 11 to May 16, 2024 in Honolulu, Hawai'i.

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