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Adam Coates Speaks to TechEmergence about Future of Speech Recognition

2018-01-17T16:20:53+00:00 May 6th, 2016|

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 Lab, talked about Baidu's work in AI. He also shared his thoughts around consumer artificial intelligence applications in terms of its impact, [...]

SVAIL Tech Notes: *Around the World in 60 Days

2018-01-17T16:20:53+00:00 February 9th, 2016|

  Read the full post here. Ryan Prenger and Tony Han, research scientists at Baidu’s Silicon Valley AI Lab, have posted a Tech Note about how SVAIL enabled the Baidu Deep Speech system to recognize Mandarin in about sixty days, an ambitious project. They write: ...In just a few months, we produced a Mandarin speech [...]

Andrew Ng on Quora: AI, Cars, Careers and More

2018-01-17T16:20:53+00:00 February 3rd, 2016|

Andrew Ng, chief scientist at Baidu, answered user-submitted questions on Quora this week. He covered a range of topics, from deep learning and autonomous driving to career development.  See Andrew's Quora Q&A session here.  Some examples:  Q. What do you think of deep learning?  A. Deep learning is an amazing tool that is helping numerous [...]

Notes from NIPS 2015

2018-01-17T17:25:37+00:00 December 17th, 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 was Sharan's first time at NIPS and he shares notes about his experience below: Hi, I’m Sharan. I have been at [...]

SVAIL Tech Notes: Deploying Deep Neural Networks Efficiently

2018-01-17T17:25:37+00:00 November 25th, 2015|

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 use GPUs to solve this problem. Some key points made by Chris: Deep neural networks are increasingly important for powering [...]

SVAIL’s Bryan Catanzaro on HPC and Deep Learning

2018-01-17T16:20:54+00:00 November 25th, 2015|

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 and how the team uses HPC to scale deep learning. Some key points made by Bryan: Progress in AI depends [...]

What’s New in Deep Learning – A Talk by Baidu Researchers

2015-11-24T02:01:06+00:00 September 23rd, 2015|

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 will share some insights from their groundbreaking work at Baidu Research and its application to complex speech recognition. Awni previously [...]

Adam Coates of Baidu Research Recognized by MIT Technology Review; Earns Spot on Annual “Innovators Under 35” List

2018-01-17T16:20:54+00:00 August 18th, 2015|

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.