Dr. Huang Xuedong, the senior technical fellow from Microsoft AI and Research gave an academic lecture” in RIIT
On Apr. 7th the alumnus of Tsinghua University, Dr. Huang Xuedong, the senior technical fellow from Microsoft AI and Research was invited to give a lecture on “Artificial Intelligence for Every Person in Every Organization: How Microsoft thinks about Intelligence” in the multi-function hall of FIT in Tsinghua University. Mr. Shi Zongkai, the Vice Chairperson of University Council, was invited to attend the lecture. Hundreds of professionals from different Schools of Tsinghua University and similar industries came to the lecture which was hosted by Zheng Fang, the Director of Speech and Language Center.
In his lecture, Dr. Huang Xuedong described his understanding of Artificial Intelligence (AI), reviewed the latest achievements of Microsoft in the field of AI, summarized the development of speech recognition and introduced the major breakthrough in speech recognition made by his team in detail. Then, Dr. Huang Xuedong demonstrated the applications of Microsoft AI, including Microsoft Xiaoice TTS Voice, Microsoft Voice Intelligence Customer Service and Support, Microsoft Online Translator etc. and introduced the Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit CNTK in more detail.