# ACM Presents 2018 ACM A.M. Turing Award to Deep Learning Pioneers

The **Association for Computing Machinery** has announced the presentation of the **2018 ACM Turing Award** to a trio of Deep Learning pioneers **Geoffrey Hinton**, **Yann LeCun** & **Yoshua Bengio**. Congratulations!

"ACM named Yoshua Bengio, Geoffrey Hinton, and Yann LeCun recipients of the 2018 ACM A.M. Turing Award for conceptual and engineering breakthroughs that have made deep neural networks a critical component of computing. Bengio is Professor at the University of Montreal and Scientific Director at Mila, Quebec’s Artificial Intelligence Institute; Hinton is VP and Engineering Fellow of Google, Chief Scientific Adviser of The Vector Institute, and University Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto; and LeCun is Professor at New York University and VP and Chief AI Scientist at Facebook." - via the

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