Baidu Open Sources its Deep Learning AI Platform

TechBaidu will release its AI software to GitHub on Sept. 30.(Photo : Twitter) Baidu Inc. has decided to open source its deep learning platform PaddlePaddle, offering the software to the global community of artificial intelligence (AI) researchers. The PaddlePaddle platform has been used in-house by Baidu to develop products and technologies for search ranking, large-scale image classification, optical character recognition, machine translation, and advertising. Baidu spokeswoman Calisa Cole said a machine translation program written with PaddlePaddle requires significantly less code than other popular deep learning platforms Like Us on Facebook Advertisement Baidu’s big claim for PaddlePaddle is that it is easier to use than rival programs, making it simple for software developers without much experience, Silicon Angle reported. PaddlePaddle offers a toolkit for deep learning, but the comparable software is…


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