March 22 afternoon, for Baidu chief scientist Wu Neda (Andrew Ng) is about to leave the news, Baidu through its official microblogging to be confirmed. Baidu forwarded the open letter of Wu Enda announced his departure and said "Andrew joined Baidu because we have a common pursuit of the future of artificial intelligence, even today, but the sea to the sea, we still have a consistent goal, That is to promote the development of artificial intelligence technology, so that the future life is more beautiful. Although there is regret, but more thanks and blessing! Wish the future of Andrew to achieve greater success, all goes well! & Rdquo;
A few minutes ago, Baidu chief scientist Andrew Ng (Andrew Ng) in the English media platform from the media and microblogging, Twitter and other personal social platform issued an open letter, announced that he will leave from Baidu. In the open letter, Wu Enda spoke highly of Baidu's research and development of artificial intelligence and technical strength, and strongly appreciated Li Yanhong for the global AI (artificial intelligence) field the best CEO & rdquo ;.
Wu Enda is one of the most authoritative scholars in the field of artificial intelligence and machine learning. He joined Baidu in May 2014 as the chief scientist at Baidu and is responsible for Baidu's leadership, especially the Baidu Brain program. Under his leadership, Baidu in the field of artificial intelligence has made considerable development. Wu Enda said that after leaving their own will continue to focus on the cause of artificial intelligence, through artificial intelligence to change the community, so that people's lives more beautiful. In his view, Baidu is one of the few in the artificial intelligence of all important areas have world-class professional standards of the company, and Li Yanhong, Lu Qi, Wang Haifeng, Lin Yuanqing in the field of artificial intelligence has a wealth of experience in senior management Leader, future, "Baidu's artificial intelligence business will continue to flourish".
Baidu in the degree of emphasis on artificial intelligence, the industry for all to see. In 2016 Baidu World Congress, Robin Li said: "artificial intelligence for Baidu is the core of which, in the past five or six years, Baidu spent a lot of effort into the development of artificial intelligence" At the end of February this year, just held the fourth quarter earnings analyst meeting, Li Yanhong once again stressed the core of artificial intelligence in Baidu: "We have entered the era of artificial intelligence, fortunately, Baidu in the past 5,6 years has been investment In this field. Whether it is the company's core search business, or is developing new business, the driving force is artificial intelligence "; and in the last week just ended the two sessions, as the CPPCC National Committee members, two representatives of Baidu CEO Li Yanhong, submitted Three proposals are related to artificial intelligence.
Data show that only last year and the previous year, Baidu in the artificial intelligence research and development investment has exceeded 20 billion yuan. According to Li Yanhong said that the future of this investment will not shrink. As the output, the current Baidu's artificial intelligence technology has been achieved on the search, advertising, maps, take-away, security, consumer finance and other existing business support Baidu, about 100 million daily service, and gave birth to the secret, automatic driving , Face recognition and many other new business driven by artificial intelligence.
In fact, Baidu has become a technology leader in the field of international artificial intelligence. Fortune will be Baidu, Google, Microsoft, Facebook and known as the world's four major AI giants; Baidu voice recognition, enhanced learning, automatic driving, brush face payment technology has been selected "MIT Technology Review" 2016,2017 Year "the world's top ten breakthrough technology" to become the first two consecutive years selected MIT annual ten breakthrough technology "key players" in the Chinese company; in the "fast company" selected 2017 the world's most innovative February 20, 2107, the National Development and Reform Commission formally approved by Baidu lead to build the depth of learning technology and application of national engineering laboratory, with the "ldquo; Leading the geese 's identity role, to promote China' s artificial intelligence technology innovation.
According to the reporter was informed that Baidu has been published at noon today, internal mail, disclosure of Wu Enda is about to leave the news. Mail, Baidu said, Andrew since joining Baidu, Baidu AI technology for the development and brand building has made outstanding contributions. Let us work with Andrew to the highest respect and bless the future of Andrew. & Rdquo;
In addition, Baidu also announced that it will further integrate, including NLP, KG, IDL, Speech, Big Data, including Baidu core technology, composed of Baidu AI technology platform system (AIG), appointed vice president of Baidu Wang Haifeng AI technology platform system AIG), and was promoted to Estaff members, and turned to Baidu Group President and Chief Operating Officer Lu Qi reported.
Wang Haifeng joined Baidu in January 2010, the world's most influential international academic organization ACL (Association for Computational Linguistics) 50 years of history only served as president (President) of the Chinese, but also as of now the youngest Of the ACL members (Fellow). Wang Haifeng won the second prize of 2015 National Science and Technology Progress Award.