What company does Li Yao work for?
Li Yao works for IBM
What is Li Yao's role at IBM?
Li Yao is Research Scientist
What industry does Li Yao work in?
Li Yao works in the Research industry.
I majored in statistical data analysis. I tackle the most challenging problems in creating artificial intelligence. I specialize in deep learning -- modelling perceptual data with highly nonlinear functions. I'm honored to work with many talented people in deep learning, especially my supervisor Prof. Yoshua Bengio. In the past, I've worked on AI in games, deep learning in medical domain, probabilistic generative models on images and texts. My current interests are automatic video description generation and question answering. I live in Montreal, one of the most vibrant cities in Canada. I have a dream to build a start-up that uses AI to make better life of people. My academic site: https://sites.google.com/site/liyaocnfica My github profile: https://github.com/yaoliResearch Scientist @ We teach computers to describe videos with natural language. From September 2015 to November 2015 (3 months) Greater New York City AreaResearch Scientist @ I built systems for image retrieval for search engines. From June 2014 to September 2014 (4 months) Research Assistant @ I worked on anomaly detection with probabilistic graphical models From September 2008 to September 2010 (2 years 1 month) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Machine Learning, A @ Université de Montréal From 2011 to 2016 Master's degree, Machine learning and data mining @ Aalto University From 2008 to 2019 Master of Science, Machine Learning @ Teknillinen korkeakoulu-Tekniska högskolan From 2008 to 2010 Li Yao is skilled in: Physics, Python, Subversion, Algorithms, Mathematical Modeling, Programming, Java, Matlab, Signal Processing, Statistics, SQL, UML, Artificial Intelligence, HTML, Algorithm Design
Extraversion (E), Intuition (N), Thinking (T), Judging (J)
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