Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence to Open Israeli Branch
Opened with an $8.4 million investment, the Israel branch will focus on natural language processing
The Seattle institute is headed by Oren Etzioni, an Israeli-American computer scientist and AI expert, who leads a team of over 100 researchers and engineers.
Yoav Goldberg, a professor at the department of computer science at Israel’s Bar-Ilan University, will lead the institute’s local branch. In a statement, Goldberg said his team will focus on natural language processing, and that the institute has already recruited several engineers and academics.