Datasets such as ImageNet have proved essential for image recognition. Chinese search giant Baidu now wants to bring the same power to conversational AI, the tech behind our rapidly-expanding voice-based human-machine interfaces.
We interviewed Mr. Qiang Dong, chief scientist of Beijing YuZhi Language Understanding Technology Co. Ltd. and learned more about their YuZhi NLU Platform that conducts its unique semantic analysis based on concepts rather than words.
“We want to be able to train a machine learning model, like Google Translate, in a few hours,” said Prof. Hwu. Best known for enabling the parallelism capability of the GPU to solve scientific problems like AI.
“The Internet is just an appetizer, whereas AI is the real entrée. The latter is not a part of the internet, not the second stage of the internet; it is technological revolution comparable to the industrial revolution.” – Robin Li, CEO of Baidu.