Saleforce’s chief data scientist, Richard Socher, puts his dissertation theory to work
11 December 2018
Richard Socher, who’s now Saleforce’s chief data scientist, demonstrated in his dissertation "that deep learning — layered mathematical functions loosely modeled on neurons in the human brain — could solve several different natural language processing tasks simultaneously, obviating the need to develop multiple models. At MetaMind in 2014, using some of the same theoretical principles, he and a team of engineers to produce a model that achieved state-of-the-art accuracy on ImageNet."
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