AI-RD-SP AI R&D Strategic Plan (6/21/2019) News, R&D, Strategy - Guiding the Nation in our AI R&D investments is the National AI R&D Strategic Plan: 2019 Update, which identifies the critical areas of AI R&D that require Federal investments. Released by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy’s National… ...
National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence Holds Second Plenary Meeting National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence Holds Second Plenary Meeting (5/29/2019) Event, News, Strategy - The National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence (NSCAI) met for the second time on May 20 in Cupertino, California. The bipartisan commission received classified briefs on the status of the U.S. government’s artificial intelligence strategies and examined overseas trends. Commissioner… ...
NIH and radiology societies map path for translational research on AI in medical imaging NIH and radiology societies map path for translational research on AI in medical imaging (5/28/2019) Applications, News, R&D - A new report, with contributions from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), part of the National Institutes of Health, provides a roadmap for translational research on artificial intelligence (AI) in medical imaging. The report, published in the… ...
Draft White Paper on Combinatorial Methods for Explainability in AI and Machine Learning Draft White Paper on Combinatorial Methods for Explainability in AI and Machine Learning (5/22/2019) News, R&D - A draft white paper is now available for comment, An Application of Combinatorial Methods for Explainability in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. This short paper introduces an approach to producing explanations or justifications of decisions made in some artificial intelligence and machine… ...
White House OSTP’s Michael Kratsios Keynote on AI Next Steps White House OSTP’s Michael Kratsios Keynote on AI Next Steps (5/21/2019) Governance, International, News, Trustworthy AI - Michael Kratsios, Deputy Assistant to the President for Technology Policy OECD Forum and Ministerial Council Meeting May 21, 2019 Key Quotes “It is no surprise that the wide range of countries within the OECD would have differences in their approach… ...
Training AI to Win a Dogfight Training AI to Win a Dogfight (5/8/2019) Challenge Competition, News, R&D - Artificial intelligence has defeated chess grandmasters, Go champions, professional poker players, and, now, world-class human experts in the online strategy games Dota 2 and StarCraft II. No AI currently exists, however, that can outduel a human strapped into a fighter… ...
U.S. Department of Energy and Cray to Deliver Record-Setting Frontier Supercomputer at ORNL U.S. Department of Energy and Cray to Deliver Record-Setting Frontier Supercomputer at ORNL (5/7/2019) Infrastructure, News - OAK RIDGE, TN - The U.S. Department of Energy today announced a contract with Cray Inc. to build the Frontier supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, which is anticipated to debut in 2021 as the world’s most powerful computer with… ...
NIST Requests Information on Artificial Intelligence Technical Standards and Tools NIST Requests Information on Artificial Intelligence Technical Standards and Tools (5/1/2019) News, Standards, Strategy, Trustworthy AI - GAITHERSBURG, Md.—The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is seeking information about technical standards and related tools for artificial intelligence (AI). The Request for Information (RFI), published today in the Federal Register, is in response to the Feb.… ...
Develop Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Tools Department of Energy Announces $20 Million to Develop Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Tools (4/5/2019) News, R&D - Today, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) announced up to $20 million in funding to accelerate the incorporation of machine learning and artificial intelligence into energy technology and product design processes. The Design Intelligence for… ...
Designing Chips for Real Time Machine Learning Designing Chips for Real Time Machine Learning (3/21/2019) News, R&D - The current generation of machine learning (ML) systems would not have been possible without significant computing advances made over the past few decades. The development of the graphics-processing unit (GPU) was critical to the advancement of ML as it provided… ...