Apple has acquired the startup of machine learning Inductiv Inc., as confirmed a few hours ago from Bloomberg.
Inductiv has developed a technology that uses artificial intelligence to identify and correct errors in the data set. The team of engineers at startup is down to uk to Apple in the past few weeks to work on various projects including Siri, machine learning, and data science. The company was founded by professors from Stanford University, the University of Waterloo and the University of Wisconsin.
Bloomberg explains in detail the technology created by Inductiv:
Inductiv has developed a technology that uses artificial intelligence to automate the task of identifying and correcting errors in the data. Having clean data is important for machine learning, a type popular and powerful artificial intelligence that helps the software to improve without human intervention.
Apple has officially confirmed the acquisition, but without adding any other details. The Inductiv is only the most recent of the acquisitions of companies related to artificial intelligence and machine learning.