UK government launches £100k research fund into AI for defence

The UK government’s Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (DSTL) has released £100,000 in funds for new research into possible applications of machine learning and artificial intelligence to the defence sector. The announcement also reveals that the DSTL is planning to run a 1.5 day workshop in association with the Digital Catapult Centre, an organisation occupied with the advancement of digital take-up in British-based enterprise – with a focus on autonomous agents. The areas covered by the new funds include machine learning, artificial intelligence, machine intelligence (unusually distinguished from AI and machine learning here), automation, big data. Predictive analytics, automated planning, autonomous intelligent systems and cognitive science. Both the DSTL release and information published at DCC would indicate that this initiative is focused somewhere between intelligence (in machine terms, IoT) and…

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