Human Stability Judgments are Mimicked by Deep Nets
Never Trained to Judge Stability

Colin Conwell (Harvard University) , Fenil Doshi (Harvard University) , George Alvarez (Harvard University)
September 26, 2019

This article is a more accessible summary of a larger paper, which you can find here.

Intuitive Physics

Have a look at the image below: a set of blocks stacked one atop the other. Imagine this is the first frame of an animation. If we were to press play, would this tower stay upright or fall?

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