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Blog posts tagged 'Artificial Intelligence'

Mike SchroepferChief technology officer at Facebook

Accelerating innovation and powering new experiences with AI

Posted about a year ago

Research and engineering in connectivity, virtual reality, and artificial intelligence will help us make progress toward opening the world to everyone. Read more...

Delivering real-time AI in the palm of your hand

Posted about a year ago

Caffe2go is a new deep learning platform that can — for the first time — capture, analyze, and process pixels in real time, directly on a mobile device. Read more...

Building an efficient neural language model over a billion words

Posted about a year ago

Facebook AI Research (FAIR) releases a library for recurrent neural networks as well as a novel softmax function approximation tailored for GPUs. Read more...

Lauren RuganiTechnology Communications at Facebook

Highlights from @Scale 2016

Posted about a year ago
blog post · Data · Mobile · @Scale · Tooling · Video · Open Source · Artificial Intelligence

Engineers representing hundreds of companies gathered to discuss the challenges and opportunities of building apps and systems at scale. Read more...

Piotr DollarResearch Scientist at Facebook

Segmenting and refining images with SharpMask

Posted about a year ago

New detection technologies will move us toward a more precise understanding of images. Read more...

FAIR open-sources fastText

Posted about a year ago

The new open source fastText library quickly builds state-of-the-art text classifiers that scale to billions of words. Read more...

Erin GreenEngineering

@Scale 2016 lineup announced!

Posted about a year ago

Registration for the 2016 @Scale conference is now open. Read more...

Building a better way to write posts in multiple languages

Posted about a year ago

The multilingual composer lets people compose a single post in multiple languages, enabling diverse audiences to more easily connect and share. Read more...

Lighting the way to deep machine learning

Posted about a year ago

Open source Torchnet helps researchers and developers build rapid and reusable prototypes of learning systems in Torch. Read more...

A path to unsupervised learning through adversarial networks

Posted about a year ago

Adversarial networks provide a strong algorithmic framework for building unsupervised learning models that incorporate properties such as common sense, getting us one step further in the quest to build smarter AI. Read more...

Introducing DeepText: Facebook's text understanding engine

Posted about 2 years ago
blog post · Infra · Data · Artificial Intelligence · Research · News Feed

DeepText can understand with near-human accuracy the textual content of several thousand posts per second, spanning more than 20 languages. Read more...

Jeffrey DunnSoftware engineer at Facebook

Introducing FBLearner Flow: Facebook's AI backbone

Posted about 2 years ago
blog post · Infra · Data · Artificial Intelligence · Research · News Feed · Python

The FBLearner Flow platform puts state-of-the-art algorithms in AI and machine learning at the fingertips of every Facebook engineer. Read more...

Powering Facebook experiences with AI

Posted about 2 years ago

Research from Facebook's Applied Machine Learning team is the backbone behind much of the Facebook experience. Read more...

Under the hood: Building accessibility tools for the visually impaired on Facebook

Posted about 2 years ago

Leveraging Facebook's computer vision platform, automatic alternative text for photos helps create better experiences for the visually impaired community. Read more...

Engineering for nostalgia: Building a personalized "On This Day" experience

Posted about 2 years ago

Facebook combines user experience research and machine-learning algorithms to show you the memories you most likely want to see and share. Read more...

Facebook AI Research launches partnership program

Posted about 2 years ago

The Facebook AI Research Partner Program will donate 25 state-of-the-art GPU-based servers to EU research institutions to help advance the science of artificial intelligence. Read more...

Connecting the world with better maps

Posted about 2 years ago

By applying computer vision techniques to satellite imagery, we can identify how populations are distributed in remote locations and determine the best way to provide connectivity in those areas. Read more...

Facebook to open-source AI hardware design

Posted about 2 years ago

Recent advances in machine learning and AI have been enabled by more powerful computers — specifically ones powered by GPUs. Read more...

Mike SchroepferChief technology officer at Facebook

Teaching machines to see and understand: Advances in AI research

Posted about 2 years ago

Facebook's AI research team has been conducting ambitious research in areas like image recognition and natural language understanding since FAIR's formation almost two years ago. Read more...

Erin GreenEngineering

Oculus scientist wins computer vision award

Posted about 3 years ago

The team behind DynamicFusion, including Oculus scientist Richard A. Newcombe, won the Best Paper Award at CVPR. Their paper details their system for real-time 3-D renderings. Read more...

Recommending items to more than a billion people

Posted about 3 years ago
blog post · Infra · Data · Backend · Artificial Intelligence

Recommending items to more than a billion people using matrix factorization collaborative filtering. Read more...

Ari EntinCommunications at Facebook

Facebook expands AI research team to Paris

Posted about 3 years ago

The researchers will work with FAIR's teams in the U.S. on projects in image and speech recognition and natural language processing, among other areas of study. Read more...

Erin GreenEngineering

F8: Big technology bets and open source announcements

Posted about 3 years ago

The second day of F8 — Facebook's annual developer conference — was dedicated to the future of communications technology. Read more...

Soumith ChintalaArtificial Intelligence Research Engineer at Facebook

FAIR open sources deep-learning modules for Torch

Posted about 3 years ago

The modules are significantly faster than the default ones in Torch and have accelerated research projects by allowing users to train larger neural nets in less time. Read more...

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