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Blog 2017-05-22T04:01:04+00:00

Adam Coates Speaks to TechEmergence about Future of Speech Recognition

Adam Coates sat down recently with Daniel Faggella from TechEmergence at our Sunnyvale office for an interview about AI, Speech Recognition and Natural Language Processing. During the interview, Coates, Director of Baidu Silicon Valley AI [...]

May 6th, 2016|

Big Data vs. Big Crowds – New Research from Baidu’s Big Data Lab

Baidu’s Big Data Lab has released a paper detailing how to use big data analytics to predict large-scale crowd formation and warn people of potentially deadly stampede events, like the tragic one that claimed the lives [...]

March 29th, 2016|

MIT Tech Review Features Baidu’s Deep Speech in Top 10 List of Breakthrough Technologies

MIT Tech Review released its annual Top 10 Breakthrough Technologies list this week, featuring Baidu's Deep Speech in the category of "Conversational Interfaces." Reporter Will Knight writes: "Voice interfaces have been a dream of technologists [...]

February 25th, 2016|

Notes from NIPS 2015

The annual NIPS (Neural Information Processing Systems) Conference was held last week in Montreal, drawing a record 4000 attendees. Baidu Research sent a team of people, including Sharan Narang from the SVAIL (Silicon Valley AI Lab) systems team. This [...]

December 17th, 2015|

“Deep Speech” From Baidu’s Silicon Valley AI Lab Recognizes Both English and Mandarin With Single Learning Algorithm

At the NIPS conference today in Montreal, SVAIL unveiled new results for Deep Speech. Results include the ability to accurately recognize both English and Mandarin with a single learning algorithm.  The Deep Speech system, [...]

December 9th, 2015|

SVAIL Tech Notes: Deploying Deep Neural Networks Efficiently

Deep neural networks are increasingly important for powering AI-based applications but deploying them at scale is a challenge. In this video, Christopher Fougner, Research Scientist in Baidu Research's Silicon Valley AI Lab, talks about how we [...]

November 25th, 2015|

SVAIL’s Bryan Catanzaro on HPC and Deep Learning

Advancements in High Performance Computing are enabling researchers worldwide to make great progress in AI. In this video, Bryan Catanzaro, senior researcher in Baidu Research's Silicon Valley AI Lab, talks about AI projects at Baidu [...]

November 25th, 2015|
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