Google announces new machine learning centre in Europe

Google has announced a research group in Switzerland that will be dedicated to the field of machine learning.

As its name suggests, machine learning involves systems that can learn things and come up with predictions from sets of data, without being specifically programmed to do so. It’s essential to what we currently think of as “artificial intelligence.”

Google uses machine learning to power its translation engine, its image-recognition systems, and its Inbox “smart reply” feature. Machine learning improves spam recognition in Gmail and helps Google’s driverless cars figure out what’s going on around them.Read more