07 Dec '17, 9am
Taiwan NARLabs inks LOI with @Microsoft on #AI collaborations
Taiwan NARLabs inks LOI with Microsoft on AI collaborations Bryan Chuang, Taipei; Willis Ke, DIGITIMES [Thursday 7 December 2017] The National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs) under Taiwan's Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) signed on December 6 a letter of intent (LOI) with Microsoft Taiwan to build strategic partnership in three areas of AI (artificial intelligence) development: big data technology, AI platform development and talent pool cultivation, according to NARLabs. NARLabs said that Microsoft is among the world's major suppliers of big data services, with its powerful algorithm academic research engine and algorithm mechanism able to read 10 trillion papers per week and quickly offer summaries, evaluations and recommendations to provide optimal reference value for researchers. And the cooperation will allow NARLabs researchers to use the US partner...