Elsevier AI Report Launched

Elsevier's latest report, Artificial Intelligence: How knowledge is created, transferred and used, aims to clarify and explain the world of AI technology. With consultation from many of the world's leading AI experts, including ADS Director Lynda Hardman, it provides a detailed picture of global AI research and industry. 

Their comprehensive report is the first of its kind and is based on the very latest data and insights from conferences, pre-print articles, social media and Scopus. It is a meticulously constructed and comprehensive guide that explains the terminology and brings a refreshing clarity to the global research picture. It helps anyone involved in AI research to make the most of the fast growing bank of knowledge available today, and provides insight into research output, collaboration and mobility for specifically China, Europe and the United States.

The report aims to help you:

  • Learn the language of AI
  • Delineate research areas
  • See the global AI research landscape

Findings reveal that China is growing in importance as a global leader in AI research, and there is an increasing trend of researchers moving from academia to industry, especially in the United States. Globally, AI research has accelerated, growing by more than 12% annually in the past five years (2013-2017), compared to less than 5% for the previous 5 years (2008-2012). By contrast, research output overall, across all subject areas globally, has grown by 0.8% annually over the past five years (2013-2017).

Read more here or visit the Elsevier AI Resource Center.

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