Update: You can now leverage Apple’s tensorflow-metal PluggableDevice in TensorFlow v2.5 for accelerated training on Mac GPUs directly with Metal. You can get started here.
Apple is proud to announce the 2021 recipients of the Apple Scholars in AI/ML PhD fellowship. Each Scholar receives two years of funding as they pursue their PhD, internship opportunities, and a two-year mentorship with an Apple researcher in their field. Nominated students were selected based on their innovative research, their record as thought leaders and collaborators in their fields, and their unique commitment to take risks and push the envelope in machine learning and AI.
Apple sponsored the Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS) conference, which was held virtually from December 6 to 12. NeurIPS is a global conference focused on fostering the exchange of research on neural information processing systems in their biological, technological, mathematical, and theoretical aspects.
Apple is sponsoring the twenty-second ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS), which will be held virtually from October 26 to 28. ASSETS is a global conference focused on education surrounding computing for older adults and people with disabilities.
The AI/ML residency program invites experts in various fields to apply their expertise to build revolutionary machine learning and AI empowered products and experiences.
Apple's on-device machine learning enables intelligent experiences across our integrated hardware, software, and services. As these intelligent experiences solve our users' problems across disciplines, the need for domain experts to understand machine learning grows. This is why the AI/ML residency program aims to immerse these experts in the ML space.
Apple is sponsoring the forty-third Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval (SIGIR) Conference, which will be held virtually from July 25 to 30. SIGIR is a leading international forum focused on presenting new research in the informational retrieval field.
Apple Scholars is a program created to recognize the contributions of emerging leaders in computer science and engineering at the graduate and postgraduate level. As part of Apple Scholars, Apple is proud to announce the recipients of PhD fellowships in AI/ML. In recognition of these outstanding PhD students, each will receive support for their research and academic travel for two years, internship opportunities, and a two-year mentorship with an Apple researcher in their field. Nominated students were selected based on their innovative research, record as thought leaders and collaborators in their fields, and unique commitment to take risks and push the envelope in machine learning and AI.
Apple sponsored the 58th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) from July 5 - 10. ACL is the premier conference of the field of computational linguistics, covering a broad spectrum of research areas regarding computational approaches to natural language.
Apple sponsored the 8th International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR) in April 2020, which took place virtually from April 26 - May 1. ICLR focuses on the advancement of representation learning, and this year’s conference included presentations on cutting-edge research on deep learning areas including computer vision, text understanding, data science, and more.
Apple had three papers accepted at the conference of Human-Computer Interaction (CHI), the premier international conference on interactive technology, in April 2020. Researchers from across the world gather at CHI to discuss, research, and design new ways for people to interact using technology. Although the conference was not held this year, you can read the accepted papers below.
Apple attended the 33rd Conference and Workshop on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS) in December. The conference took place in Vancouver, Canada from December 8th to 14th.
Apple product teams are engaged in state of the art research in machine hearing, speech recognition, natural language processing, machine translation, text-to-speech, and artificial intelligence, improving the lives of millions of customers every day.
Apple attended Interspeech 2019, the world's largest conference on the science and technology of spoken language processing. The conference took place in Graz, Austria from September 15th to 19th. See accepted papers below.
Apple continues to build cutting-edge technology in the space of machine hearing, speech recognition, natural language processing, machine translation, text-to-speech, and artificial intelligence, improving the lives of millions of customers every day.