Person: Dr Raquel Urtasun

Uber opens automotive-focused AI research group in MaRS centre

Uber Technologies Inc is establishing an artificial intelligence (AI) research group at the MaRS Discovery District focused on self-driving vehicles to draw on the region’s world-class AI talent pool. Uber has recruited Univ of Toronto professor Dr Raquel Urtasun, a Canada Research Chair in Machine Learning and Computer Vision, to head up the research group.…