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Uber Setting Up Artificial Intelligence Lab In Toronto

9 May, 2017

Uber Setting Up Artificial Intelligence Lab In Toronto

Uber is setting up a lab in Toronto to develop artificial intelligence needed for autonomous cars to recognize objects so they can travel safely.

It’s the ride-hailing company’s first such lab outside the U.S. The company also does research in San Francisco and Pittsburgh. Uber says University of Toronto Associate Professor Raquel Urtasun (UHR-tah-sun) will lead the lab. The company says she’s among the world’s top artificial intelligence researchers. She will remain as a professor at the school one day per week.

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