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

    … There’s much more to Facebook than its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., as the social network is following up the one-year anniversary of its Boston office Tuesday with a gathering at its New York office Wednesday evening, aimed at welcoming the local tech community. Facebook employees began moving into the New York space, at 770 Broadway…

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