We create new connections through advanced research and technology in vision, text, machine learning, UX and ethnography.
Our multidisciplinary approach to AI allows us to tackle challenges from different perspectives and gives greater meaning to our work.

Computer Vision

Visual search, scene parsing, human sensing, action recognition, pose estimation and lifelong learning for AR, robotics, search and autonomous driving.

Machine Learning for Optimization

Data-driven optimization, deep learning for combinatorial optimization, stochastic programming, optimization under uncertainty.

Search and Recommendation

Human-centric, multimodal strategies and modules built on accountable algorithms for transparency and trust.

Machine Learning for Robotics

Making embodied agents more robust and safer with robot learning, manipulation, navigation, task learning and reinforcement learning.

Natural Language Processing

Language technology to seamlessly communicate in an increasingly connected world: understanding, generation, translation, speech, modelling.

Human-Robot Interaction

We study people and their contexts to envision human-centered AI and robotic technologies.

Systemic AI

At the crossroads of AI and software engineering research, addressing the challenges of integrating AI/ML components.

Making robots useful in everyday life.

Connect to our online seminars given by expert speakers from around the world

Data, code and models released by NAVER LABS Europe.

RaSP: Relation-aware Semantic Prior for weakly supervised incremental segmentation

Subhankar Roy, Riccardo Volpi, Gabriela Csurka, Diane Larlus

Second Conference on Lifelong Learning Agents (CoLLAs) 2023, Montreal, Canada, August 22-25, 2023

A static pruning study on sparse neural retrievers

Carlos Lassance, Hervé Déjean, Simon Lupart, Stéphane Clinchant, Nicola Tonellotto

46th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR ’23), Taipei, Taiwan, 23-27 July, 2023

The tale of two MS MARCO – and their unfair comparisons

Carlos Lassance, Stéphane Clinchant

46th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR ’23), Taipei, Taiwan, 23-27 July, 2023

An offline metric for the debiasedness of click models

Romain Deffayet, Philipp Hager, Jean-Michel Renders, Maarten de Rijke

46th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR ’23), Taipei, Taiwan, 23-27 July, 2023
ECIR2023 Blog

NAVER LABS Europe @ECIR 2023

An overview of the 6 papers we're presenting at the European Conference on IR in Dublin this year.


Highlights of the Humans at the Centre of HRI symposium 2022

This article summarizes the 2022 HRI symposium, organised by NAVER LABS Europe and INRIA. The multidisciplinary event brought together researchers and practitioners from various fields to discuss the latest developments in the domain of human-robot interaction (HRI).


Highlights of Interspeech 2022

This blog article by Laurent Besacier covers the INTERSPEECH 2022 papers he was most interested in based on his current research interests in self-supervised speech models, scaling speech-to-text models, large language models and ASR architectures and end-to-end speech to text translation.


Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN) conference 2023

Keynote speaker: Sangok Seok, CEO of NAVER LABS: New Connections between Humans, Spaces, and Information-Robotics, Autonomous Driving, AI, Digital TWIN

International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR) 2023

23rd - 27th July 2022, Taipei, Taiwan
NAVER LABS Europe has 4 accepted papers.

61st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics – ACL 2023

9th - 24th July, 2023. Toronto, Canada. Conference papers and demo.


global ai belt

NAVER Labs Europe is a hub of NAVER’s global AI R&D Belt, a network of centres of excellence in Korea, Japan, Vietnam & Europe. By collaborating with different partners we aim to make AI technology in South East Asia and Europe more competitive.


Our scientists collaborate with national and international partners, academics and businesses to solve problems and invent technology and services that will have impact in the real world.

Discover how our research is recognized.

About NAVER LABS Europe

NAVER LABS Europe is France’s biggest industrial research centre in artificial intelligence.

NAVER LABS is an R&D subsidiary of NAVER responsible for future technology.

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