Facebook is float an artificial intelligence research lab in Montreal.
The social media giant articulates it will be headed by Joelle Pineau of McGill University’s computer sphere department.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is on hand for the announcement along with Montreal’s mayor and Quebec’s alteration minister.
Pineau says the new partnership will allow for talented researchers to guy put in Canada.
The Montreal lab will employ 10 researchers at launch with the aim of tripling that figure in the coming year.
The city has quickly developed a concentration of expertise in the yard of artificial intelligence.
The lab joins other Facebook AI researcher hubs profaned in Menlo Park,California, New York City and Paris, France.