Understanding Intelligence

Tomaso Poggio, MIT

Tomaso Poggio discusses the advances in deep learning and where we are in the quest for true AI.

Tomaso Poggio, Professor, Investigator, MIT

Tomaso Poggio is Eugene McDermott Professor in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and at the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. He is a founding member of the McGovern Institute and is also the director of the Center for Brains, Minds, and Machines, a multi-institutional collaboration headquartered at the McGovern Institute. He joined the MIT faculty in 1981, after 10 years at the Max Planck Institute for Biology and Cybernetics in Tubingen, Germany. He received a PhD in 1970 from the University of Genoa. Poggio is a foreign member of the Italian Academy of Sciences and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He was awarded the 2014 Swartz Prize for Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience.


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