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India ranks third in research on artificial intelligence

India ranks third in research on artificial intelligence

An analysis by research agency Itihaasa, has ranked India third in the world in terms of high quality research publications in artificial intelligence (AI).

The agency had computed the number of citable documents in the field of AI between 2013 and 2017 as listed out by Scimago.

With the growing demand and applicability of artificial intelligence, IIT Hyderabad is set to launch a full-fledged BTech program in AI starting from the academic year 2019-2020.

Highlights of the research

China ranked first with 37, 918 documents followed by the United States with 32,421 documents and India with 12,135 documents.

When analysed by taking into account the number of times an article is referenced (citations), India ranked only fifth, behind the United Kingdom, Canada, the U.S. and China.

The Indian Institutes of Technology and the Indian Institutes of Information Technology were among the key centres for AI research.

What is Artificial Intelligence?

Artificial intelligence is a branch of computer science that aims to create intelligent machines. It has become an essential part of the technology industry.

Research associated with artificial intelligence is highly technical and specialized. 

For examples, Driverless car or you metro train without driver is possible due to AI.

 

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