Yann Lecun

Yann LeCun (born 1960) is a computer science researcherwith contributions in machine learning, computer vision, mobile robotics and computational neuroscience. He is well known for his work on optical character recognition and computer vision using convolutional neural networks. He is also one of the main creators of the DjVu image compression technology (together with Léon Bottou and Patrick Haffner). He co-developed the Lush programming language with Léon Bottou.
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  • Vladimir Vapnik Joins Facebook AI Research

    … Facebook’s artificial-intelligence unit, Facebook AI Research, announced the addition of Vladimir Vapnik, from the University of London. The hire was announced in a post on the Facebook AI Research page, in which Vapnik was pictured with Yann LeCun, who was tapped to lead the social network’s AI lab last December: We are delighted to announce…

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  • Facebook Looks to Embrace NYC Tech Community

    …. Piantino also told The Wall Street Journal: In a short period of time, New York City has become a deep tech hub. We want to see if we can be a catalyst. Facebook vice president of global marketing solutions Carolyn Everson told the Journal: A talent base that represents the people who use the Facebook platform is crucial for Facebook. New York…

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