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'If we don’t lead this effort, someone else will' - SA Premier announces additional AI funding

Professor Simon Lucey, Premier Peter Malinauskas

South Australian Premier announces additional funding for AI research, the Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML)

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Greater AI utilisation could add $200 billion a year to the Australian economy, according to a new report 

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Australia could add $200 billion to its economy and thousands of jobs if it introduces AI systems to world standards in key industries.                          By Professor John Mangan.

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Responsible AI means keeping humans in the loop

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What are other social implications of the mainstream adoption of this technology? — By Professor Carolyn Semmler and Lana Tikhomirov.

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What are the limits of current AI, and what opportunities does this create for Australian research?

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There's a huge gap between current AI capabilities and what the public thinks AI should be; but this isn’t a drawback, it's an opportunity for Australia to invest in building technology that will significantly alter our economic landscape and daily lives — By Professor Anton van den Hengel.

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Innovation needs to create value, how do we tool universities to remain relevant to industry needs?

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Australia has impressive universities that are engines of innovation; industry would be foolish to not leverage the wealth of knowledge in campuses across the country — By Professor Simon Lucey

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Responsible AI has power to improve every aspect of our lives: report

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AI is being used to improve our lives and has become embedded in everything we use, from the health system to education and transportationaccording to a new public report.

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AI ‘assistant’ to help busy doctors - and their patients

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Some doctors are spending up to two hours every day completing administrative duties.

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AI phone app transforms bushwalks into tools for high-tech bushfire prevention

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You can help researchers using AI to predict and prevent bush fires — all you need is your smartphone.

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Faster, better: AI delivers the competitive edge in video game development

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Ideation in video game development can take several days. AI could eventually reduce this down to 20 minutes

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‘A beacon of support and encouragement’: colleagues pay tribute to Dr Yifan Liu

Yifan Liu

Dr Yifan Liu (1993 - 2023) is remembered by colleagues as a brilliant and dedicated scholar, and a cherished friend.

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