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NAVER LABS EUROPE

Creating new connections by advancing technology

NAVER LABS is the R&D subsidiary of NAVER, Korea’s leading internet company and the part of NAVER responsible for creating future technology.
Its world class researchers in Korea and Europe create new connections between people, machines, spaces and information by advancing technology in AI, robotics, autonomous driving, 3D/HD mapping and AR.

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NAVER LABS Europe is the biggest industrial research lab in artificial intelligence in France and a hub of NAVER’s global AI R&D Belt, a network of centres of excellence in Korea, Japan, Vietnam & Europe.

NAVER LABS Europe is part of NAVER LABS, creating future technology at NAVER, Korea’s leading internet company and a global innovator.

LABS is part of NAVER Corporation, Korea’s leading internet company with annual revenue of more than 4.7 billion euros. NAVER LABS researchers, engineers and designers work on future technologies including robotics, autonomous driving and artificial intelligence. Since 2013 the LABS have led NAVER’s innovation in technology through products such as the AI-based translation app ‘Papago’, the omni-tasking web browser ‘Whale’, the virtual AI assistant ‘WAVE’, AMBIDEX, the biologically-inspired robotic arm, in-vehicle information entertainment system ‘AWAY’ and AROUND, the 3D indoor mapping robot.

The primary areas of research at NAVER LABS Europe are computer vision, natural language processing and machine learning and optimization. This expertise is enriched with the knowledge gathered from its ethnographers who develop a deep understanding of how people interact with technology to combine both human and machine elements. The primary fields of application are AI for Robotics and  Search and Recommendation. The work and the people at the centre are regularly recognized and awarded in international competitions and forums. Alongside its research and development the centre runs a global partner program where we take part in European Union and national R&D projects. NAVER LABS Europe is in Grenoble, France.

PARTNERS

RESEARCH – EU/GOVT – BUSINESS – ENTREPRENEURS

Our partnerships range from long-term fundamental research to student exchanges, visiting professorships and annual projects.

17 January 2021
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ALPS – Advanced Language Processing winter school in the French Alps

17th -  22nd January 2021, Autrans, France Co-organized by LIG (University Grenoble Alpes) and NAVER LABS Europe, ALPS
5 January 2021
WACV 2021

Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV) 2021

5th - 9th January 2021
Virtual event. Two papers; one on fashion retrieval and another on cross-modal retrieval
12 December 2020
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LaTeCH-CLfL 2020: Joint SIGHUM workshop on computational linguistics for cultural heritage, social sciences, humanities and literature

12th December 2020
Paper: Vital records: uncover the past from historical handwritten records
27 February 2021
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Approaches to managing risk and high-level control in intelligent agents

Agents are becoming more artificially intelligent but a number of problems must be solved before we can unleash them into our physical world (i.e. robots) and trust them in our digital one.
18 December 2020
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A white box analysis of ColBERT

By dissecting the matching process of the recent ColBERT model, we make a step towards unveiling the ranking properties of BERT-based ranking models and show that ColBERT (implicitly) learns a notion of term importance that correlates with IDF.
15 December 2020
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Running into the unknown with RunAhead

Running into the unknown with RunAhead: finding pleasant running tours and intuitively navigating through them. The use of combinatorial optimization and UX design, together with head-tracking technology, provides a non-intrusive way of helping runners to discover new itineraries.
The NAVER FRANCE Gender Equality Index for 2019  was 93/100.

L’index Egalité Femmes-Hommes de NAVER FRANCE au titre de l’année 2019 était de 93/100.