CSET’s research suggest that reports of China’s expenditure on AI may be overblown, and that it has probably not been dramatically outspending the US government on AI research and development (R&D) since it unveiled the national plan. Read the full article at South China Morning Post.
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China may be spending far less on AI research than previously thought, US think tank says
December 4, 2019
"Reports of China’s expenditure on AI may be overblown,” finds a recent CSET report by Zachary Arnold and Ashwin Acharya. China "has probably not been dramatically outspending the US government on AI R&D since it unveiled the national plan."See original article
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The article references research by Zachary Arnold and Ashwin Acharya on Chinese public AI R&D spending, which concluded that “Chinese spending in 2018 was on the same order of magnitude as U.S. planned spending for FY 2020.”
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Nonresident Research Fellows Elsa Kania, Jeff Ding, and Benjamin Chang contributed chapters to Air University’s recent publication.