Expert calls for long-term blueprint for China’s AI industry

Source:Xinhua Published: 2016/8/26 21:37:11 Tan Tieniu, a top expert in China’s artificial intelligence (AI) sector, on Friday suggested creating a plan to guide the country’s AI research and development in the next decade or longer.China should independently develop an AI innovation system, with a focus on core technology, high-end equipment and applications, basic theories and facilities in the AI sector, said Tan, vice president of the Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence.By doing so, China could have a world-leading AI industry by 2025, said Tan, also vice president of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, at the two-day 2016 China Conference on Artificial Intelligence (CCAI 2016), which will conclude on Saturday.In 2015, the global AI market stood at 127 billion US dollars, Tan said, adding the figure is predicted to reach 165…


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