First Artificial Intelligence Director Hired At Apple

(Photo: Wayne Wei) Apple employs their new Artificial Intelligence (AI) director Ruslan Salakhutdinov, a leading expert in the field. He is tasked to ensure that Siri and other related products will take advantage of all the relevant breakthroughs released by academic experts from AI research. He is scheduled to discuss his research for the MIT Technology Review conference at EmTech MIT 2016 to be held this week. Advertisement Salakhutdinov is an associate professor at Carnegie Mellon University in the Machine Learning Department, working in the field of statistical machine learning. His research revolves around deep learning and a series of very large neural networks which allows the computer to learn and carry out complex tasks by absorbing extensive amounts of patterns and training examples. He intends to continue to work with…


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