A new institute at the University of Waterloo will focus on fostering campus-wide research into artificial intelligence (AI) and provide a portal for organizations to access its extensive expertise in the rapidly growing field.
Officially launched last week, the Waterloo Artificial Intelligence Institute will bring together almost 100 faculty members to tackle practical and fundamental problems brought to them by partners in business, government and the non-profit sector.
The school that has been referred to as “Canada’s Stanford” is taking one more big step to cement its reputation as a top university not only in the country but around the world. The University of Waterloo opened the doors today to its AI Institute, dubbed Waterloo.ai.
The University of Waterloo has launched the Waterloo Artificial Intelligence Institute today.
The AI Institute will focus on foundational AI — which includes research in statistical learning, deep learning, game theory, and data science that advances the entire industry — and operational AI, which develops scalable, secure, and transparent solutions for a wide range of applications.