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Yoshua Bengio

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Yoshua Bengio (born March 5, 1964) is a Canadian computer scientist, most noted for his work on artificial neural networks and deep learning. He is a professor at the Department of Computer Science and Operations Research at the Université de Montréal and scientific director of the Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms (MILA).Bengio received the 2018 ACM A.M. Turing Award (often referred to as the "Nobel Prize of Computing"), together with Geoffrey Hinton and Yann LeCun, for their work on deep learning. Bengio, Hinton, and LeCun, are sometimes referred to as the "Godfathers of AI" and "Godfathers of Deep Learning". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yoshua Bengio has received more than 848,450 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Yoshua Bengio is the 171st most popular computer scientist, the 4,812th most popular biography from France and the 6th most popular French Computer Scientist.

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  • 2.78

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among computer scientists, Yoshua Bengio ranks 171 out of 201Before him are Hal Abelson, Alan Cox, Paul Buchheit, Sugata Mitra, Andrew Morton, and Ralph Merkle. After him are Alexandra Elbakyan, Bruce Perens, E. Allen Emerson, Pat Hanrahan, Leslie Valiant, and Daniel Domscheit-Berg.

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Among people born in 1964, Yoshua Bengio ranks 464Before him are Éric Elmosnino, Brad Anderson, Koshi Inaba, Kevin Michael Richardson, Naoto Ohshima, and Silvia Neid. After him are Cristina Cifuentes, Raimo Helminen, John Pyper-Ferguson, Robert Duncan McNeill, Elisabeta Lipă, and Bharrat Jagdeo.

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In France

Among people born in France, Yoshua Bengio ranks 4,812 out of 6,011Before him are Paul Le Flem (1881), Anthony Lopes (1990), Jean-François Bernard (1962), Vitalic (1976), Cédric Bakambu (1991), and Georges Dransart (1924). After him are Jean-Christophe Boullion (1969), Émile Delchambre (1875), Pierre Bastien (1953), Marine Vacth (1991), Alexandra Lamy (1971), and Bernard Tchoullouyan (1953).


Among computer scientists born in France, Yoshua Bengio ranks 6Before him are Luigi Federico Menabrea (1809), Pierre Bézier (1910), Jacques Vallée (1939), Yann LeCun (1960), and Bertrand Meyer (1950).