Search engine giant is set to launch its latest AI research center in Accra, Ghana sometime later this year. The center will see world-class marching learning researchers and engineers stream into Ghana for research purposed.
“Today, we’re announcing a Google AI research center in Africa, which will open later this year in Accra, Ghana. We’ll bring together top machine learning researchers and engineers in this new center dedicated to AI research and its applications,” said Google in a statement.
“We’re committed to collaborating with local universities and research centers, as well as working with policymakers on the potential uses of AI in Africa.”
The two researchers in charge of the center, Jeff Dean, a Senior Fellow Google AI and Moustapha Cisses, a Staff Research Scientist and lead of Google AI Center in Accra, will work together while combining their experiences in Africa to boost the adoption of AI technology in addressing the various socio-economic challenges facing the continent.
The research center’s activities will be geared towards coming up with innovative solutions to challenges being faced in the agriculture, healthcare, and education centers.
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