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Corinna Cortes, Head of Google Research New York, is Honored

A member of the Academy's Machine Learning Steering Committee wins a major professional award.

Published April 04, 2009

Corinna Cortes, the Head of Google Research New York, Google Labs, and a member of the Academy’s Machine Learning SteeringCommittee, was awarded the Association for Computing Machinery’s Paris Kanellakis Theory and Practice Award. Cortes won the award with her colleague Vladimir Vapnik for their revolutionary development of a highly effective algorithm known as Support Vector Machines. SVM is a set of related supervised learning methods used for data classification and regression common in the field of artificial intelligence. The Association for Computing Machinery honors innovations in computing technology that benefit society through their profound impact on the way we live and work.