Friday, April 20, 2018
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
2nd Generation AMD Ryzen Desktop Processors Arrive to Offer Great Value
Lenovo Unveils New moto g6 and moto e5 Smartphones
SpaceX Successfully Launches NASA's TESS Spacecraft
LG SmartThinQ Home Appliances Get Amazon Alexa Connectivity
Huawei Announces New Honor 10 Flagship Smartphone
Garmin Announces Connect IQ 3.0 with New apps from Trailforks, Yelp, iHeartRadio
Intel Open Sources the nGraph Compiler for Deep Learning Systems
Facebook Seeking to Hire Chip Designers
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Faceboo...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, September 15, 2017
Facebook Opens AI Research in Montreal


Facebook has hired artificial intelligence academic Joelle Pineau to head a new research lab in Montreal, the Silicon Valley social media company said on Friday.

As part of Facebook AI Research (FAIR), a new team will join more than 100 scientists across Menlo Park, New York, and Paris in working to advance the field of artificial intelligence. Facebook says that the Montreal lab will house research scientists and engineers working on a wide range of AI research projects, but it will also have a special focus on reinforcement learning and dialog systems.

Facebook already uses AI for image recognition, language analysis and targeted advertising. It also uses AI to identify and remove what the company deems "inappropriate content."

The new lab will be led by renowned Professor Joelle Pineau, who co-directs the Reasoning and Learning Lab at McGill University. Dr. Pineau's previous research has focused on developing new algorithms for planning and learning and then applying them to complex problems in robotics, health care, games, and conversational agents. Dr. Pineau will maintain her academic position at McGill University, in addition to building the FAIR Montreal team.

FAIR Montreal will engage with the broader research community through publications, open source software, participation in technical conferences and workshops, and research collaborations. Facebook is also launching new partnerships with the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR), the Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms (MILA), McGill University, and Universite de Montreal.

The lab will be Facebook's fourth, after sites in Palo Alto, New York, and Paris, and joins similar AI research efforts in the city from Microsoft and Alphabet's Google.



Previous
Next
The Pirate Bay Could Replace Ad Revenue With Cryptocurrency Mining Using Your CPU        All News        Upcoming Chrome 64 Browser to Offer More Control Over Media Autoplay
The Pirate Bay Could Replace Ad Revenue With Cryptocurrency Mining Using Your CPU     General Computing News      Upcoming Chrome 64 Browser to Offer More Control Over Media Autoplay

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Facebook Seeking to Hire Chip Designers
Facebook Outlines Privacy Measures Towards GDPR
Facebook Provides More Details About Data Collecting Beyond Users
Zuckerberg Avoided Clarifications related to Data Collection Practices
Zuckerberg's Testimony Is Over, But Uncertainty Remains
Zuckerberg Takes Responsibility for Facebook's Problems
Facebook Suspends Canadian firm AggregateIQ
Facebook Messenger Gets More Visual With Support for 360 Degree Photos and HD Quality Video
Internal Memo Shows Facebook's 'Growth At Any Cost' Culture
Samsung and Fujitsu to Establish AI R&D Hubs in France
Facebook Makes Privacy Settings Easier to Find, New Home Products Delayed
FTC Confirms Facebook Investigation

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .