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 [...]
“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, [...]
Today’s Q&A features Zhenyao Zhu, a PhD candidate who is completing a six-month internship at Baidu Research's Silicon Valley AI Lab. Zhenyao will soon be returning to the Chinese University of Hong Kong for the [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Baidu recently invited Jerry Kaplan, computer scientist, futurist, author and entrepreneur, for a discussion with employees at Baidu's Silicon Valley office. The meeting started with a surprise. Jerry saw the piano in the Baidu café [...]
Baidu Appoints Yuanqing Lin, Computer Vision Expert, to Lead Baidu Research’s Institute of Deep Learning
Baidu Research, a division of Baidu, Inc. , today announced it has appointed Yuanqing Lin as director of the Institute of Deep Learning (IDL). Lin, whose appointment takes effect today, reports to Andrew Ng, Baidu’s [...]
Baidu is now using deep neural nets to help drive our security software. We are teaching a neural net to identify new malware by feeding it scads of known malware. Just as a neural net [...]
Erich Elsen, systems researcher at Baidu’s Silicon Valley AI Lab, has written a blog post on “Optimizing RNN Performance.” This is the first in a series of technical posts by SVAIL researchers and engineers on AI techniques, [...]
SF Meetup is hosting an event at NVIDIA on October 6th, 2015 on the topic of What’s New in Deep Learning - A Talk by Baidu Researchers. Awni Hannun and Erich Elsen from Baidu Research [...]
Today’s Q&A features Jim Fan, an undergrad intern in Baidu Research’s SVAIL (Silicon Valley AI Lab). Jim will soon be returning to Columbia University for his senior year. Jim Fan Q: Jim, what [...]
Welcome to the newest post in our interview series: “A Look Inside”. Today’s post highlights Hieu Pham and Liang-chieh Chen, interns in Baidu Research’s IDL (Institute of Deep Learning).
Adam Coates of Baidu Research Recognized by MIT Technology Review; Earns Spot on Annual “Innovators Under 35” List
Today, MIT Technology Review revealed its annual list of Innovators Under 35 and announced that Dr. Adam Coates of Baidu Research has been recognized as a visionary for his work in the field of software.
Baidu Research’s Silicon Valley AI Lab (SVAIL) is developing a next-generation speech recognition system named Deep Speech, which converts spoken words directly to transcribed output. Q & A with Awni Hannun and Bryan Catanzaro.
Welcome to the newest post in our series: “A Look Inside: Conversations with Baidu Research.”