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New global climate action initiative harnesses Canada’s AI expertise

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Breaking Ground: Natural language processing headlines Vector Institute’s latest workshop gathering

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Vector Research Blog: Is Your Neural Network at Risk? The Pitfall of Adaptive Gradient Optimizers

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Remarkable 2024 spotlights Canada’s flourishing ecosystem

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Merck Canada announces collaboration with Vector Institute

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Harnessing AI For Sustainability

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Safe AI implementation in health: Why the right approach matters

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Intellectual Property

Patenting AI Models: Avoiding the Dreaded Subject Matter Objection

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Intellectual Property

Protecting inventions related to improvements to data and novel inputs and outputs

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Intellectual Property

Patent Searching: How to Find Out if You Really Invented Something

Intellectual Property

Ownership of IP: Do You Own Your Invention?

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Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property and Generative AI: Many Questions, Few Answers

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Vector community explores data privacy research at Machine Learning Privacy and Security Workshop

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Vector Institute partners with World Economic Forum on responsible artificial intelligence and research insights

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Vector Institute 2022-23 annual report: accelerating AI in Ontario


Machine Learning Meets Quantum Mechanics: Vector Workshop Showcases Groundbreaking Developments in Quantum Computing


The Vector Institute will receive $27M from the Ontario government

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Success Stories

How Wahi Built a Revenue-driving Realtor Recommendation Engine with Vector FastLane

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Trustworthy AI

The Vector Institute’s AI Trust and Safety Principles

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Vector research featured at ICLR 2023

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Public statement from the Vector Institute

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Top Ontario students pursuing graduate studies in AI receive nearly $2 million in scholarships from Vector

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Generative AI

How to put Generative AI to good use?

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Vector’s AI20 for 2023


The Vector Institute enters five-year strategic partnership with KT Corporation

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Trustworthy AI Themes for Business from the Vector Community

L’Institut Vector remet des bourses de près de 2 millions de dollars aux meilleurs étudiants à la maîtrise poursuivant des études supérieures en intelligence artificielle en Ontario

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CIBC’s techniques to keep AI models accurate when the data changes


Vector welcomes Hon. Peter Bethlenfalvy, May 5

A TELUS AI agent approached sustainability like a chess game


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Roche Canada Launches National Artificial Intelligence Centre of Excellence

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Unveiling the Vector Institute’s new three-year strategy

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Vector Institute Three Year Strategic Plan

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With Vector, BMO trains a new leading-edge deep learning model for Finance – and wants to use it where it counts most

We must do more

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Vector Scholarship in AI Announcement

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Vector Institute to Support Provincial Efforts Against COVID-19 with Computing Infrastructure and Data Science Expertise

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Success Stories

How Thomson Reuters uses NLP to enable knowledge workers to make faster and more accurate business decisions

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Success Stories

Scaling AI: How Accenture bridges research and business to create organization-wide AI capability

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Machine learning platform helps enable early diagnosis of life-threatening infection in premature infants

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Mitacs to collaborate with Vector Institute to accelerate placement of AI interns into Canadian industry

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AI community celebrates Dr. Geoffrey Hinton at Evolution of Deep Learning Symposium

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Vector Institute appoints eight new Faculty Members, Announces Plans to Recruit Three new Faculty in Deep Learning with the University of Toronto

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Vector Researchers Prepare for 33rd Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS)

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Vector Institute Names 29 New Faculty Affiliates

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Vector’s Chief Scientific Advisor, Dr. Geoffrey Hinton, wins the Honda Prize 2019

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Melissa McCorriston receives Vector Scholarship in Artificial Intelligence

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League Announces New Agreement With The Vector Institute

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Gillian Hadfield appointed inaugural director of U of T’s Schwartz Reisman Institute for Technology and Society and Schwartz Reisman Chair in Technology and Society

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Thousands of Images at the Radiologist’s Fingertips Seeing the Invisible


Vector Faculty Affiliate wins top honours at CVPR 2019

Geoffrey Hinton and Yann LeCun Deliver Turing Lecture at FCRC 2019 (Video)

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MBAN Students Awarded Vector Institute’s $17,500 Scholarship

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Haonan Duan receives Vector Scholarship in Artificial Intelligence

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Vector Institute Announces Second Cohort of Vector Scholarship in AI Recipients

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Vector Faculty take new musical style transfer model to ICLR

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Vector Institute kicks off series of Pathfinder Projects focused on health AI adoption

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Nine More Vector Faculty Members Named Canada CIFAR Artificial Intelligence Chairs

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Anna Goldenberg wants to teach computers to catch heart attacks before they happen

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Vector co-founder Brendan Frey on using AI to transform drug discovery, development and innovation

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Vector Institute’s Chief Scientific Advisor, Dr. Geoffrey Hinton, receives ACM A.M. Turing Award alongside Dr. Yoshua Bengio and Dr. Yann LeCun.

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The Vector Institute is thrilled to be co-locating with the University of Toronto to the soon-to-be built Schwartz Reisman Innovation Centre


Researchers and professionals from coast to coast descend on Vector for first Research Symposium and Job Fair

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Machine Learning Could Eliminate Unnecessary Treatments for Children with Arthritis

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The chosen few: We asked Canada’s business leaders to nominate the brightest minds you’ve never heard of

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Machine learning for MEG during speech tasks

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Vector Institute Offering Scholarships to Candidates Applying to AI Master’s Programs

Toronto’s SickKids announces first-of-its-kind artificial intelligence position

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Geoffrey Hinton named Companion of the Order of Canada

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The global race for artificial-intelligence supremacy is on – and Canada’s next moves are crucial

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Vector Awards Inaugural Scholarships in Artificial Intelligence, Second Round of Applications to Open in 2019

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A radical new neural network design could overcome big challenges in AI

10 Toronto artificial intelligence experts you should know

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Vector Researchers Win Top Honours at NeurIPS 2018

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Vector Faculty members named to the first cohort of Canada CIFAR Artificial Intelligence Chairs

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Vector Institute Grows Faculty Across Canada

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2018 Deep Learning and Reinforcement Learning Summer School

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2018-2019 Machine Learning Advances and Applications Seminar


NVIDIA opening AI lab in Toronto led by Vector Faculty Member, Sanja Fidler

Vector Institute Introduces Faculty Affiliates

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Wysdom.AI Partners with Vector as a Bronze Sponsor

CIFAR and Vector co-host 2018 Deep Learning & Reinforcement Learning Summer School

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Congratulations to TD’s Layer 6 on Winning Spotify RecSys Challenge 2018

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Vector Researchers use AI to add ‘4D’ effects to movies

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Vector Faculty Marzyeh Ghassemi featured on MIT Tech Review’s 35 Innovators Under 35

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Vector Faculty Member Graham Taylor Receives Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 Award

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Sanja Fidler will lead research at NVIDIA AI Lab in Toronto

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U of T grads seek out Toronto jobs as Canada’s ‘brain gain’ gathers steam

To increase Canadian innovation, take a lesson from our AI successes

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Stradigi AI Teams Up With The Vector Institute

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University of Guelph Gets $3.4 Million From Canada Research Chairs Program


Thinking different: U of T’s newest Canada Research Chairs are exploring new frontiers in knowledge and innovation

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AI and the MD


Predict responsibly: Fairness needed in algorithmic decision-making, U of T experts say

ThinkData partners with the Vector Institute to provide AI research platform

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Vector Institute Heads to ICLR

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Mission to Revolutionize Modern-Day Chemistry Labs Leads Vector’s Newest Faculty Member to Canada

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Garth Gibson: Celebrating Vector’s First Year in the AI Ecosystem

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Cross-Country Career in Reinforcement Learning Leads Amir-massoud Farahmand to Vector Institute in Toronto

McMaster University: Vector Institute names three McMaster trainees to inaugural Postgraduate Affiliate program

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Vector Institute Launches Inaugural Postgraduate Affiliate Program

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Vector Research Director named NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Machine Learning

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Vector helps launch new platform to showcase Canada’s global leadership in artificial intelligence

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U of T News: Vector’s Research Director, Richard Zemel, answers ‘Where is AI headed in 2018?’

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Geoffrey Hinton named among Bloomberg’s list of 50 Most Influential People of 2017

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Vector Faculty Members, David Duvenaud and Quaid Morris, awarded NVIDIA Compute the Cure Grant

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A New Way for Machines to See, Taking Shape in Toronto

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Vector’s Chief Scientific Advisor, Geoffrey Hinton is #10 on Toronto Life’s list of Top 50 Influentials of 2017

Vector faculty members David Duvenaud and Anna Goldenberg among Canada Research Chair award recipients

News Release: Vector Institute Doubles Team of World-Class AI Faculty

Government of Ontario commits $30 million to Vector to accelerate growth in the number of professional applied masters’ graduates in artificial intelligence, with the goal to graduate 1,000 applied masters’ students in AI-related fields per year, within five years.

Listed Magazine: Artificial intelligence gets real

MIT Technology Review: Is AI Riding a One-Trick Pony?

CBC Metro Morning: Dr. Garth Gibson’s interview with Matt Galloway

News Release: Vector Institute appoints Dr. Garth Gibson as President and CEO

Vector Institute to Collaborate with Peter Munk Cardiac Centre and University Health Network

University of Toronto News: Putting ‘humans into the loop’: U of T undergrad is lead author on latest machine learning research

Research Money: Vector Institute aims to play key role in Canada’s bid to maintain AI leadership

Globe and Mail: Finally a way to halt Canada’s brain drain

New York Times: The Man Who Helped Turn Toronto Into a High-Tech Hotbed

Business News Network: the Artificial Intelligence Explosion

Globe and Mail: New Toronto research hub is a big win for Canada

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CNBC: Vector Institute attracting top talent to Toronto

CBC Radio, The Current: Bias in Artificial Intelligence

New York Times: Canada Tries to Turn Its AI Ideas Into Dollars

Globe and Mail: Government, business leaders launch Toronto-based AI initiative

CBC News: Groundbreaking AI researcher hopes for ‘radically different’ ideas from Toronto lab

Quartz: Canada wants to be a leader in AI research while the US is poised to slash funding

Wall Street Journal: Canada looks to develop a new resource – Artificial Intelligence (subscriber only)

The Walrus: How We Finally Taught Machines to Think

Wired: For Google, the AI Talent Race Leads Straight to Canada

News release: New Artificial Intelligence Research Institute Launched in Toronto

Financial Times: Canada Aims to Lead in Artificial Intelligence (subscriber only)

BBC: Vector Institute is just the latest in Canada’s AI expansion

Motherboard: A New AI Hub in Canada

BNN: Canada bets big on AI with AI institute

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CBC Toronto Metro Morning – Artificial Intelligence

Toronto Star: New institute aims to make Toronto an ‘intellectual centre’ of AI capability

Reuters: Canadian government, businesses back $150 million artificial intelligence institute

Globe and Mail: Artificial intelligence is the future, and Canada can seize it