MIT gives 1 billion dollars to open a college only for AI

Το MIT θα δημιουργήσει ένα νέο κολέγιο με μαθήματα που θα συνδυάζουν AI, μηχανική μάθηση, των δεδομένων και άλλους ακαδημαϊκούς κλάδους. Με χρηματοδότηση ύψους 1 δισεκατομμυρίου δολαρίων, θα είναι η μεγαλύτερη οικονομική επένδυση στην ΑΙ από οποιοδήποτε ακαδημαϊκό ίδρυμα των ΗΠΑ.


The new college will have 50 new teacher positions and many scholarships for postgraduate students. The college will open in September of 2019, initially starting in other buildings until 2022, where its new buildings will be ready.

Rafael Reif, president of MIT, said Whereas the new approach to student education was necessary because of the way in which computers and Artificial Intelligence () “αναδιαμορφώνουν τον κόσμο”. Με τα νέα already causing major shifts in political opinion and machine learning beginning to affect everything from employment to criminal sentencing, the new college will encourage students and researchers to think about the potential impact of computing and artificial intelligence on people.

Reif told The that the aim of the new college was to "educate the bilinguals of the future". It defines as bilingual scientists in fields such as biology, chemistry and political science who will also have expertise in the modern computational techniques applied to these courses of study.

The third of the college fund has already been covered. Indicatively, of the required amount of 1 billion dollars, 350 million dollars come from the A. Schwarzman, CEO and co-founder of Blackstone; of private funds.

MIT has in recent years taken on many important commitments to artificial intelligence. This year, the university announced a program called Quest for Intelligence and is an initiative aimed at making discoveries at AI, bringing together neurosciences, cognitive sciences and computer researchers. The Best Technology Site in Greecefgns

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