​China unveils artificial intelligence development plans

China has released plans to develop the country’s artificial intelligence (AI) sector over the next three years, aiming to catch up with international leaders in the industry. Issued by the National Development and Reform Commission on Monday, the plan earmarks breakthroughs in core AI technology and hardware supply as key goals, Xinhua News Agency reports.   China will build a basic system for AI resources and innovation and create a market worth more than 100bn yuan (US$15.26bn) by 2018, according to the plan. #HONGKONG: Jing Wang from Baidu discusses #autonomousdriving, #AI & #carsharing at #GSTechNet pic.twitter.com/rtSUyxrcDv — Goldman Sachs (@GoldmanSachs) May 18, 2016 Attaching great importance to cultivate world-leading Chinese AI companies in key areas to keep abreast of global AI industry and technology, the plan also highlights areas including intelligent home appliances,…


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