Carnegie Mellon University professor Russ Salakhutdinov has been hired by Apple to lead a team focused on artificial intelligence, according to a tweet Salakhutdinov sent out this morning. He will continue to teach at Carnegie Mellon, but will also serve as "Director of AI Research" at Apple.
In his tweet, Salakhutdinov says he is seeking additional research scientists with machine learning expertise to join his team.
Carnegie Mellon professor Ruslan Salakhutdinov has been chasing one of the holy grails of machine learning.
A well-known AI researcher, Russ Salakhutdinov of Carnegie Melon University, is joining Apple to direct some of the company's own efforts in the field.
Apple is making a visible push in the direction of AI today by hiring Carnegie Mellon University professor Russ Salakhutdinov for what appears to be a newly minted position: director of AI research. Read More
Siri is about to get a lot smarter thank to Carnegie Mellon researcher Russ Salakhutdinov, who announced today that he is joining Apple to lead the company’s artificial intelligence efforts. Salakhutdinov said that he will also stay...