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Graham Taylor, NextAI faculty, encourages organizations to jump on AI bandwagon

Sep 19, 2017

Montebello, Que. – Get ready for artificial intelligence to take a leap forward and have a more important role in society and your business in general, two of Canada’s leading machine learning researchers told ITBusiness.ca parent company ITWC’s Canadian CIO conference on Sunday.

A new chapter for AI research is about to begin that will see machine learning used to write software instead of humans, said Graham Taylor, a professor at the University of Guelph and academic advisor at Next AI, an accelerator program that supports entrepreneurs with AI applications. Nicolas Chapados, chief science officer and co-founder of Element AI, a startup that’s focused on transferring academic prowess in AI into businesses also spoke on a panel addressing the topic.

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