#OnTheShouldersOf Jürgen Schmidhuber

Published August 11, 2023   |   
Shruti Nath
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Jürgen Schmidhuber

A renowned computer scientist, his work on artificial neural networks has had a profound impact on the field. His research has led to the development of some of the most advanced AI systems in the world.

In 1997, Schmidhuber co-authored a pivotal paper on LSTM networks. It solved the vanishing gradient problem and reinvigorated neural network research for applications like speech recognition and natural language processing.

He is a visionary thinker, committed to holistic AI development. His pioneering spirit earned him accolades such as the Neural Network Pioneer Award from the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society in 2013.

He has left an indelible mark on the landscape of artificial intelligence.