« AI and Research Universities in the National and Global Context Research universities occupy an interesting space with respect to AI. They, like any other industry, can rely on AI-enabled systems to identify patterns in massive amounts of data about their users (students, faculty, staff, and visitors) and make inferences that provide guidance in better serving these populations as well as predicting future behaviors. As part of their mission to educate, research universities are teaching students about AI, preparing them to develop algorithms and software, along with data analysis these are key skills that make students computationally adept, thus providing a pipeline of talent for today’s workforce.
The other core mission for research universities is research. (…) »