Google Expands AI Research In Montreal

Google has announced new and extended grants for the Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms, under the direction of Yoshua Bengio. Adding to Montreal becoming a hub for AI and technological innovation, Google is also opening a deep learning and AI research group in its office there.  Over a period of three years Google will make donations totalling $4.5M ($3.375M USD) to MILA, which spans the University of Montreal and McGill University and has more than 150 researchers in deep learning, including students, making it, according to the post on the Google Official Canada Blog, the greatest academic concentration in the world. MILA is headed by Yoshua Bengio, Professor in the University of Montreal’s Department of Computer Science and Operations Research and his existing Focused Research Award is being expanded together with new…

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