Reuters logo
Facebook hires prominent artificial-intelligence expert to open Montreal lab
September 15, 2017 / 2:43 PM / 3 days ago

Facebook hires prominent artificial-intelligence expert to open Montreal lab

TORONTO, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc plans to open an artificial-intelligence laboratory in Montreal, which will be run by prominent AI researcher Joelle Pineau, two people familiar with the plan said on Friday.

The company will invest $7 million to support AI research at academic institutions in Canada, the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research said in a statement on its website.

Reporting by Alastair Sharp in Toronto; Editing by Jim Finkle

Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.
0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below