Professor Emeritus, Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto
VP Engineering fellow at Google
Geoffrey Hinton is a leader in artificial intelligence who designs machine learning algorithms. “I want to understand how the brain computes” explained Hinton in an interview for the University of Toronto.
His research aims to discover a learning procedure that is efficient at finding complex structure in large, high-dimensional datasets and to show that this is how the brain learns to see. He has been called the godfather of deep learning, which is a form of artificial intelligence that mimics the human brain.
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