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Nicolas Le Roux

Appointment

  • Canada CIFAR AI Chair
  • Pan-Canadian AI Strategy

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About

Affiliations:
Industrial Core Member, Mila; Research Scientist, Google Brain, Montréal; Adjunct Professor, School of Computer Science, McGill University

Expertise:
Optimization for supervised learning, optimization for reinforcement learning

Major Contributions/Awards:
Pioneering work in machine learning optimization, including the stochastic average gradient (SAG) approach; Lagrange Prize in Continuous Optimization, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (2018)

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