Tomas Mikolov

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Tomáš Mikolov
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Tomas Mikolov at NEURON 2018
Alma materBrno University of Technology
Scientific career
FieldsComputer Science
InstitutionsGoogle & Facebook

Tomáš Mikolov is a Czech computer scientist working in the field of machine learning. He is currently a Research Scientist at Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics.[1]


Mikolov obtained his PhD in Computer Science from Brno University of Technology for his work on recurrent neural network-based language models.[2][3]

Prior to joining Facebook in 2014, Mikolov worked as a visiting researcher at Johns Hopkins University, Université de Montréal, Microsoft and Google.[citation needed] He left Facebook at some time in 2019/2020 to join the CIIRC.[4]

Mikolov has argued that humanity might be at a greater existential risk if an artificial general intelligence is not developed.[5]


  1. ^ "Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics".
  2. ^ "Invited Talk at Brno University of Technology".
  3. ^ Mikolov, Tomas (2012). Statistical Language Models Based on Neural Networks (PDF) (PhD). Brno University of Technology.
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  5. ^ "Not Creating A.I. May Be a Bigger Threat to Humanity, Says Facebook Expert". Inverse. Retrieved 2019-09-21.

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