Today, Tencent officially announced the appointment of artificial intelligence in the field of top scientists Zhang Tong AI Lab (Tencent Artificial Intelligence Laboratory) director.
It is understood that Zhang Tong will serve as the first head of Tencent AI Lab, led more than 50 AI scientists and more than 200 AI application engineer team, focusing on the basic research of artificial intelligence, including computer vision, speech recognition, machine learning and Natural Language Processing the four vertical field.
At the same time, based on Tencent's own business needs, Tencent AI Lab will also be in the content, social networking, games and platform tool AI four R & D and application cooperation.
Dr. Zhang Tong has participated in the National Academy of Sciences expert committee of big data, and is responsible for over National Science Foundation (National Science Foundation) funded large data research projects. In addition, Zhang Tong, the American Statistical Association and the International Statistical Institute of Fellow, and served as the NIPS (neural information processing system in ICML (Conference), International Conference on machine learning (COLT), learning theory and other top international conference) chairman, chairman of the meeting or the field of machine learning, and JMLR (machine learning journal) and Machine Learning Journal (machine learning journal) and other world-class artificial intelligence Journal editors.
Tencent Inc President Liu Chiping said:
Zhang Tong, director of Tencent AI Lab said: