It's time to shift away from the alchemy and astrology phase of AI research where designers try to replace or simulate human behavior in machines.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency wants autonomous systems that can evaluate how well they're doing a specific task and explain that to their human partners.
Like the express lane in the supermarket, making easy, repetitive, mundane tasks self-service saves time and speeds delivery, says Gartner's Brian Manusama.
Massive volumes of fragmented information are now available for the kind of deep-pattern analysis originally reserved for numerical databases.
Transforming the delivery of citizen services, increasing cybersecurity and supporting automation are essential to meeting the administration’s goals for modernization.
The Defense Department plans to use rapid prototyping, increased research and development and targeted training and recruitment to boost its artificial intelligence capabilities.
The executive order appears designed to prepare the federal government for what many experts believe will be a global race for AI dominance.
Agencies looking to automation to lower costs, improve efficiency and achieve higher customer satisfaction can begin with the ACT-IAC Intelligent Automation Primer.
Because the Defense Department's contractors are critical to its mission, DOD is considering having a third party check sub-contractors' security posture against the National Institute of Standards and Technology cybersecurity standards.
By taking the detailed technical knowledge out of the hands of the integrators and putting it into an automated software-defined environment, agencies can craft policies to drive their work and increase efficiency.
IBM's Diversity in Faces dataset is an annotated collection of 1 million facial images drawn from pictures and videos compiled from Creative Commons data available on Flickr.
HHS BuySmarter Solutions Architect Ken Thompson said explained how the agency procurement staff became "smarter buyers than the vendors are sellers."
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