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Speech AI and Finance AI – Dr. Li Deng, Chief AI Officer of Citadel

December 13, 2020 @ 3:00 pm 4:00 pm UTC-6

12月13号美东时间下午四点,Youth AI 有幸请到Chief AI Officer of Citadel邓力博士来分享他的AI 之旅。从早期的神经网络研究到创造性解决语音识别任务,再到投身金融领域,机器学习大牛邓力已经在人工智能领域叱咤三十余年。目前他领导对冲基金巨头 Citadel 的人工智能团队,Citadel 是世界最大的另类资产管理基金之一,管理超过 300 亿美元的资产。自从资本市场有大量数据可用之后,金融领域的 AI 应用程度就越来越高。金融领域需要复杂的机器学习方法来自动处理数据和预测。邓力表示,「我觉得现在金融领域已经非常成熟了,可以让人工智能来大显神威。」

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Dr. Li Deng, a top AI expert, will share his tech journey in Speech AI and Finance AI.

About this Event

Dr. Li Deng joined Citadel, one of the most successful investment firms in the world, as its Chief AI officer in May 2017. Previously, he was Chief Scientist of AI and partner research manager at Microsoft. He has also been an Affiliate Professor at the University of Washington, Seattle (since 2000). He is a fellow of the IEEE, the Acoustical Society of America, and the ISCA, as well as a Fellow of the National Academy of Engineering of Canada, and a member of the Academy of Sciences of Washington State. In recognition of the pioneering work on disrupting speech recognition industry using large-scale deep learning, he received the 2015 IEEE SPS Technical Achievement Award “for Outstanding Contributions to Automatic Speech Recognition and Deep Learning.” More recently, he received the 2019 IEEE SPS Industry Leader Award “for leadership in pioneering research and development on large-scale deep learning that disrupted worldwide speech recognition industry and for leadership in natural language processing and finance engineering.”

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