Ever since she was an undergrad, Raquel Urtasun has been fascinated by machine learning (teaching computers how to think), computer vision (helping computers perceive videos and photos) and robotics.
Alumna Inmar Givoni, an autonomy engineering manager for Uber’s Advanced Technologies Group in Toronto, says computer science is a field that grew on her over time.
May 08, 2018
The federal government is honouring two University of Toronto researchers in Ottawa today for their efforts to push the boundaries of human knowledge in the fields of chemistry and mathematics.
May 01, 2018
There was a time when building a successful Toronto startup meant eventually decamping to Silicon Valley – if for no other reason than to boost credibility in the eyes of deep-pocketed American investors.
February 27, 2018
ModiFace, ROSS Intelligence and WinterLight Labs were just a few of the University of Toronto startups on campus last week, alongside established tech names including Autodesk, IBM and Ubisoft Toronto, pitching their applied research projects to the cohort of master’s students in applied computi
February 26, 2018
Helen Kontozopoulos may not be an artificial intelligence researcher, but she knows more than most about the technology – not to mention what it takes to put it to practical use.
January 29, 2018
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As if building a self-driving car wasn’t difficult enough, the University of Toronto’s Raquel Urtasun is trying make it affordable, too.
November 10, 2017
The University of Toronto is taking centre stage at this year’s Ontario Economic Summit as government officials, business leaders and key influencers meet to discuss how to take advantage of new technologies and disruptive business models to promote the province’s growth.
November 09, 2017
Sanja Fidler has a back-of-the-envelope way to track Toronto’s rapid emergence as a global centre for artificial intelligence, or AI: the number of machine learning graduate students who are jumping at offers to do their research at the University of Toronto.
November 08, 2017
Six researchers at the University of Toronto with expertise in areas such as machine learning, medicine, engineering and statistics are joining the Vector Institute.
October 31, 2017
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reaffirmed his nerd-in-chief reputation and outlined his government’s vision to capitalize on Canada’s early lead in artificial intelligence, or AI, during an appearance at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.
October 26, 2017