AI Researchers Win Turing Award

We are pleased to announce that the recipients of the 2018 ACM A.M. Turing Award are AI researchers Yoshua Bengio, Professor at the University of Montreal and Scientific Director at Mila; Geoffrey Hinton, Professor at the University of Toronto and Chief Scientific Advisor at the Vector Institute; and Yann LeCun, Professor at New York University and Chief AI Scientist at Facebook.

Their citation reads as follows:

For conceptual and engineering breakthroughs that have made deep neural networks a critical component of computing.

Bengio, Hinton, and LeCun will be presented with the Turing Award at the June 15, 2019 ACM Awards Banquet in San Francisco.

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