Google Adds More Brainpower to Artificial Intelligence Research Unit in Canada

Google is doubling down in Canada’s artificial intelligence scene. The search giant said Monday that it’s creating a new AI research group in its Montreal office and will invest $4.5 million over three years in the Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms, an AI research lab part of the University of Montreal. Google’s goog new Montreal AI research outpost will be part of Google’s Brain team, the search giant’s company wide-AI research group headquartered in Mountain View, wrote Google Montreal head of engineering Shibl Mourad in a blog post. Google hired Hugo Larochelle, who was recently a top research scientist at Twitter twtr , to lead the new Montreal unit. Part of Google’s investment will involve funding renowned AI expert Yoshua Bengio’s research projects as head of the Montreal Institute for…


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