Computer Science Professor and Distinguished Researcher at Google, Geoffrey Hinton
, is the recipient of the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award
in Information and Communication Technologies.
Hinton is recognized: "'for his pioneering and highly influential work' to endow machines with the ability to learn. The new laureate, the jury continues, 'is inspired by how the human brain works and how this knowledge can be applied to provide machines with human-like capabilities in performing complex tasks'", BBVA.
The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards is an international award “recognizing and encouraging world-class research and artistic creation, prizing contributions of lasting impact for their originality, theoretical significance and ability to push back the frontiers of the known world."
Congratulation Professor Hinton!
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