Facebook AI Research Partnership Program Launches

Facebook AI Research announced the launch of an initiative to further its efforts by donating 25 state-of-the-art graphics-processing-unit-based servers to research institutions in the European Union. FAIR announced in a blog post by director of engineering Serkan Piantino and research lead Florent Perronnin that the first donation in its Facebook AI Research Partnership Program will go to Klaus-Robert Müller at TU Berlin, who will receive four GPU servers to help speed his team’s progress on image analysis of breast cancer and chemical modeling of molecules. The social network’s artificial-intelligence arm said it will work with recipients of its Facebook AI Research Partnership Program to ensure that they have the proper software to run the GPU servers, and it will send researchers to collaborate with participating institutions. FAIR said in its blog post:…


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