Tomáš is a Czech computer scientist working in the field of machine learning. He is currently a senior researcher at the Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics. In the past, he worked as a research scientist at Facebook AI Research. Prior to joining Facebook in 2014, he worked as a researcher at Johns Hopkins University, Université de Montréal, Microsoft and Google. Tomáš has been a member of the Google Brain team, where he developed efficient algorithms for computing distributed representations of words (word2vec project). He obtained his PhD for work on recurrent neural network-based language models (RNNLM). His long-term research goal is to develop intelligent machines capable of communicating with people using natural language. In 2018, Tomáš received the Neuron Award for a Major Scientific Discovery in Artificial Intelligence in Computer Science.
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