Salesforce has opened an artificial intelligence research center in Singapore to bolster its expertise in the burgeoning field, and in a region where more enterprises and governments are leaning on AI to improve business and society.
The first of its kind outside the US, the new facility will train up to 100 postgraduate students over the next three years in deep learning, machine learning, and natural language processing, through partnerships with local universities.
Speaking at an opening event and panel session at Salesforce’s Singapore office, Richard Socher, chief scientist at Salesforce, noted that Singapore was a “natural choice” for the company, given the country’s growing efforts to support AI developments and its ability to think about AI issues in a thoughtful manner. [read more]
Source: Aaron Tan | Computer Weekly