International AI experts: Towards the third wave of artificial intelligence

Samuel Kaski, Heikki Ailisto (Corresponding author), Arho Suominen

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Abstract

Artificial intelligence has been identified as one of the most important technologies of our time. It can create new economic growth and thereby promote wellbeing. Access to more efficient and inexpensive computing capacity, growth of the volume of data available to artificial intelligence, and the development of algorithms have resulted in the acceleration of AI development and utilisation.A growing number of countries have recognised the opportunities provided by artificial intelligence and have prepared a national artificial intelligence strategy. In 2017, Finland was among the first countries to launch an Artificial Intelligence Programme. The objective of the programme was to make Finland a leader in the application of artificial intelligence. In this report, the Programme’s steering group and secretariat comment on the progress made during the programme, and give recommendations for the future. These are examined in the context of case studies from the business world and views offered by a panel of AI professionals.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLeading the way into the age of artificial intelligence
Subtitle of host publicationFinal report of Finland’s Artificial Intelligence Programme 2019
PublisherMinistry of Economic Affairs and Employment
Chapter2
Pages28-42
ISBN (Electronic)978-952-327-437-2
Publication statusPublished - 19 Jun 2019
MoE publication typeD2 Article in professional manuals or guides or professional information systems or text book material

Publication series

SeriesPublications of the Ministry of Employment and the Economy
Number41
Volume2019
ISSN1797-3554

Keywords

  • artificial intelligence
  • AI

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    Kaski, S., Ailisto, H., & Suominen, A. (2019). International AI experts: Towards the third wave of artificial intelligence. In Leading the way into the age of artificial intelligence : Final report of Finland’s Artificial Intelligence Programme 2019 (pp. 28-42). Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment. Publications of the Ministry of Employment and the Economy, No. 41, Vol.. 2019 http://urn.fi/URN:ISBN:978-952-327-437-2