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Deng, B., Zhong, P., Jun, K. et al. CHGNet as a pretrained universal neural network potential for charge-informed atomistic modelling

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  • Local methods of explainable artificial intelligence identify where important features or inputs occur, while global methods try to understand what features or concepts have been learned by a model. The authors propose a concept-level explanation method that bridges the local and global perspectives, enabling more comprehensive and human-understandable explanations.

    • Reduan Achtibat
    • Maximilian Dreyer
    • Sebastian Lapuschkin
    ArticleOpen Access
  • An outstanding challenge in materials science is doing large-scale simulations with complex electron interactions. Deng and colleagues introduce a universal graph neural network-based interatomic potential integrating atomic magnetic moments as charge constraints, which allows for capturing subtle chemical properties in several lithium-based solid-state materials

    • Bowen Deng
    • Peichen Zhong
    • Gerbrand Ceder
    ArticleOpen Access
  • For virtual protein docking, an accurate scoring function is necessary that evaluates how likely a protein conformation is. Stebliankin and colleagues present a method based on vision transformers that provides a more accurate score by evaluating individual binding interfaces as multi-channel images.

    • Vitalii Stebliankin
    • Azam Shirali
    • Giri Narasimhan
  • Achieving sequential robotic actions involving different manipulation skills is an open challenge that is critical to enable robots to interact meaningfully with their physical environment. Triantafyllidis and colleagues present a hierarchical learning framework based on an ensemble of specialized neural networks to solve complex long-horizon manipulation tasks.

    • Eleftherios Triantafyllidis
    • Fernando Acero
    • Zhibin Li
    ArticleOpen Access