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Yann LeCun

Yann LeCun
Director of the Center for Data Science Silver Professor of Computer Science, Neural Science, and Electrical and Computer Engineering,, NYU

Website | @ylecun

Yann LeCun is a computer science researcher with contributions in machine learning, computer vision, mobile robotics and computational neuroscience. He is well known for his work on optical character recognition and computer vision using convolutional neural networks. He is also one of the main creators of the DjVu image compression technology (together with Léon Bottou and Patrick Haffner). He co-developed the Lush programming language with Léon Bottou.


Data Science Beekman Parlor - Sutton North
Moderated by:
Steve Lohr (The New York Times | Brown Institute for Media Innovation at Columbia University)
Chris Wiggins (hackNY/Columbia), Yann LeCun (NYU), Deborah Estrin (Cornell NYC Tech)
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What can Data Science do for NYC? What can NYC do for Data Science? Deborah Estrin, first faculty member at CornellTech NYC, Chris Wiggins, cofounder of hackNY and member of the Institute for Data Sciences and Engineering at Columbia, and Yann Lecun, Director of the Center for Data Science at NYU, will answer these questions and more about the current and future of Data Science in NYC. Read more.


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