Despite Australia “punching above its weight” in artificial intelligence (AI) research, the country is failing to embrace the technology in the business sector
Within the next five to 10 years, Professor Toby Walsh envisions Australian businesses to be using autonomous cars, buses, trucks, and robot advisors. “In research terms, I think we punch above our weight,” the University of New South Wales Professor said.
However, he is concerned Australia is lagging behind other countries such as the United States and China when it comes to embracing this form of computer intelligence within our businesses.
Compared to China, where 100 percent of respondents’ organisations reported plans to deploy AI, Australia scored a mere 20 percent.
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