China has been the country chosen by Google to create a new team of experts who will investigate artificial intelligence.
It is not the first center dedicated to artificial intelligence (AI) that inaugurates, but it is the first of these characteristics that it establishes in China. And also in Asia .
Google , in the middle of Google Developer Days event in Shanghai, has introduced its Google AI China Center “to work with the best artificial intelligence talent, wherever that talent is” and “to help find solutions to the world’s problems” .
The new Google AI China Center will materialize through a team of researchers specialized in artificial intelligence in Beijing . These professionals will have the help of the engineers that Google has in China.
Fei-Fei Li, head scientist of artificial intelligence and machine learning in Google Cloud, will be responsible for directing and coordinating the work at the center with Jia Li, who will act as head of research and development of Google Cloud AI. Fei-Fei Li has commented that the team will take shape over the coming months, although they have already been hiring “some of the best experts”. In his opinion , “China is home to many of the world’s best experts in artificial intelligence and machine learning.”
In addition, this directive has explained that artificial intelligence “and its benefits have no borders . Whether an advance occurs in Silicon Valley, Beijing or anywhere else, it has the potential to improve the lives of everyone in the world, “he says.
Google AI China Center goes to swell a list of research teams in artificial intelligence with which the Californian company already has in other corners of the planet, such as New York, Toronto, London and Zurich. Beyond dedicating itself to the publication of works , the center will finance and sponsor workshops and conferences .