Peter Norvig is the Director of Research at Google Inc and previously directed Google’s core search algorithms group — improving the quality of the core web search algorithms through a massive growth period.
Dedicated to the global Google aim : to make the world’s information universally accessible and useful, Peter outlines his hybrid approach of “use-inspired basic’’ and “pure applied” research in the CACM paper here. Co-Author of Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach, Peter is a pioneer of online education, co-creating the AI class that gained 160,000 registrants and working on the open source course builder project. norvig.com website for
A visionary for Space exploration, Peter’s division developed the first use of autonomous planning, scheduling and fault ID on board a spacecraft for NASA : the Remote Agent experiment that flew on the Deep Space 1 spacecraft, paving the way for the Mars Exploration Rovers.
Peter will be outlining “What Every Software Engineer Should Know About Machine Learning” in his Keynote Talk at AI With The Best on Sunday 25th September 10am EDT.
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