Introduction

Sarath Sreedharan, Anagha Kulkarni, Subbarao Kambhampati

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Abstract

Artificial Intelligence (AI), the discipline many of us call our intellectual home, is suddenly having a rather huge cultural moment. It is hard to turn anywhere without running into mentions of AI technology and hype about its expected positive and negative societal impacts. AI has been compared to fire and electricity, and commercial interest in the AI technologies has sky rocketed. Universities—even high schools—are rushing to start new degree programs or colleges dedicated to AI. Civil society organizations are scrambling to understand the impact of AI technology on humanity, and governments are competing to encourage or regulate AI research and deployment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSynthesis Lectures on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
PublisherSpringer Nature
Pages1-14
Number of pages14
DOIs
StatePublished - 2022
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameSynthesis Lectures on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
ISSN (Print)1939-4608
ISSN (Electronic)1939-4616

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Artificial Intelligence

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