Yoshua Bengio

Yoshua Bengio

Research Advisor

Human Decision Support

Recognized worldwide as one of the leading experts in artificial intelligence, Yoshua Bengio is most known for his pioneering work in deep learning, earning him the 2018 A.M. Turing Award, “the Nobel Prize of Computing,” with Geoffrey Hinton and Yann LeCun. He is a Full Professor at Université de Montréal, and the Founder and Scientific Director of Mila – Quebec AI Institute. He co-directs the CIFAR Learning in Machines & Brains program as Senior Fellow, acts as Scientific Director of IVADO and is a Research Advisor at ServiceNow Research. In 2019, he was awarded the prestigious Killam Prize and in 2021, became the second most cited computer scientist in the world. He is a Fellow of both the Royal Society of London and Canada, Knight of the Legion of Honor of France and Officer of the Order of Canada. Concerned about the social impact of AI and the objective that AI benefits all, he actively contributed to the Montreal Declaration for the Responsible Development of Artificial Intelligence.

Publications

Object-centric Compositional Imagination for Visual Abstract Reasoning. Workshop at the International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR),  2022.

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Adversarial Mixup Resynthesizers. Workshop at the International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR),  2019.

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Bayesian Model-Agnostic Meta-Learning. Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS),  2018.

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