Chapter 6. YANN LECUN

YANN LECUN

A human can learn to drive a car in 15 hours of training without crashing into anything. If you want to use the current reinforcement learning methods to train a car to drive itself, the machine will have to drive off cliffs 10,000 times before it figures out how not to do that.

VP & CHIEF AI SCIENTIST, FACEBOOK PROFESSOR OF COMPUTER SCIENCE, NYU

Yann LeCun has been involved in the academic and industry side of AI and Machine Learning for over 30 years. Prior to joining Facebook, Yann worked at AT&T’s Bell Labs, where he is credited with developing convolutional neural networks—a machine learning architecture inspired by the ...

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