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Award Ceremony Highlights: Honda Prize 2019

November 18, 2019, at Imperial Hotel Tokyo

(from left to right)
Dr. Geoffrey E. Hinton / Ms. Emma Hinton, Daughter / Mr. Hiroto Ishida, President of Honda Foundation / Mr. Kunio Nakajima, Vice President of Honda Foundation
The 40th Honda Prize ceremony has been held on Monday, November 18, at the Imperial Hotel Tokyo, with 230 guests such as officers of foreign Embassies in Japan, policy makers, scholars, researchers and media people.
This year’s laureate is Dr. Geoffrey E. Hinton, Professor Emeritus, the University of Toronto and Chief Scientific Advisor, Vector Institute, for his pioneering research in the field of deep learning in artificial intelligence and his contribution to practical application of the technology.

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Congratulatory Addresses by Guests of Honor

Mr. Tracy Reynolds
Minister (Commercial), Embassy of Canada

Dr. Shunichi Amari
Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo/Honorary Science Advisor, RIKEN Center for Brain Science

Mr. Toshiaki Mikoshiba
Chairman and Director, Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
Dr. Naonori Ueda
Deputy Director, RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project

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