Language, Vision, and Knowledge

Prof. William Wang receives Gift Fund from Bytedance Inc. to explore the area of image and knowledge guided language generation problems. 

The main purpose of the Fund is to encourage and support eminent or brilliant scholars specialized in cutting-edge researches of AI (including but not limited to machine learning, computer vision, automatic speech recognition, and natural language processing).

Bytedance Inc. is a tech company underpinned by AI and mobile Internet. Its flagship app “Toutiao”(which means “headline” in Chinese), one of the fastest growing mobile products in China, initiated personalized information flow, thereby creating a new way to connect people with information through massive information gathering, in-depth data mining and user behavior analysis.