16. maj 2011

Copenhagen's running Google professor

Machine learning is the secret ingredient behind many web-based services and applications that we use every day. Corinna Cortes, Copenhagen professor, head of Google's New York research centre and developer of one of the main algorithms in the field, talks to the University Post about her work, her time, and her running.

Corinna CortesGoogle products are based on complex algorithms that train computers to recognise differences and similarities between objects.

The woman heading some of the most advanced web-based services, like Google Voice Search, is Corinna Cortes. She works at the Google research center in New York, and is at the same time a professor at the Department of Computer Science (DIKU), University of Copenhagen.

The University Post has interviewed Cortes about her work at Google, her role as a professor and her passion for running.