Publications

CSET produces evidence-driven analysis in a variety of forms, from informative graphics and translations to expert testimony and published reports. Our key areas of inquiry are the foundations of artificial intelligence — such as talent, data and computational power — as well as how AI can be used in cybersecurity and other national security settings. We also do research on the policy tools that can be used to shape AI’s development and use, and on biotechnology.

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China’s Advanced AI Research

William Hannas Huey-Meei Chang Daniel Chou Brian Fleeger
| July 2022

China is following a national strategy to lead the world in artificial intelligence by 2030, including by pursuing “general AI” that can act autonomously in novel circumstances. Open-source research identifies 30 Chinese institutions engaged in one or more of this project‘s aspects, including machine learning, brain-inspired AI, and brain-computer interfaces. This report previews a CSET pilot program that will track China’s progress and provide timely alerts.

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Global GitHub: Mapping the Utilization of Open Source Software by Organizations

Christian Schoeberl
| November 9, 2022

Data Snapshots are informative descriptions and quick analyses that dig into CSET’s unique data resources. This new series of Snapshots explores CSET’s GitHub repository dataset, a curated collection of repositories that are AI-related and linked to research publications. Check in every two weeks to see our newest Snapshot exploring this unique dataset and analyzing the role of GitHub’s community in technology research and development.

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Tech Proliferation: How GitHub Facilitates Academic Breakout

Christian Schoeberl
| October 26, 2022

Data Snapshots are informative descriptions and quick analyses that dig into CSET’s unique data resources. This new series of Snapshots explores CSET’s GitHub repository dataset, a curated collection of repositories that are AI-related and linked to research publications. Check in every two weeks to see our newest Snapshot exploring this unique dataset and analyzing the role of GitHub’s community in technology research and development.

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Popularity != Public Implementation: How Organizations Leverage Open Source Code

Christian Schoeberl
| October 12, 2022

Data Snapshots are informative descriptions and quick analyses that dig into CSET’s unique data resources. This new series of Snapshots explores CSET’s GitHub repository dataset, a curated collection of repositories that are AI-related and linked to research publications. Check in every two weeks to see our newest Snapshot exploring this unique dataset and analyzing the role of GitHub’s community in technology research and development.

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GitHub Data: Capturing Open Source Software and Implementation

Christian Schoeberl
| September 28, 2022

Data Snapshots are informative descriptions and quick analyses that dig into CSET’s unique data resources. This new series of Snapshots explores CSET’s GitHub repository dataset, a curated collection of repositories that are AI-related and linked to research publications. Check in every two weeks to see our newest Snapshot exploring this unique dataset and analyzing the role of GitHub’s community in technology research and development.

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Upcoming Survey Work at CSET

Ronnie Kinoshita
| September 14, 2022

Data Snapshots are informative descriptions and quick analyses that dig into CSET’s unique data resources. This short series of Snapshots explores some of CSET’s original surveys. Check in every two weeks to see a Snapshot sharing what we learned from surveying AI researchers and professionals.

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The DOD and the U.S. Tech Sector Relationship

Ronnie Kinoshita
| August 31, 2022

Data Snapshots are informative descriptions and quick analyses that dig into CSET’s unique data resources. This short series of Snapshots explores some of CSET’s original surveys. Check in every two weeks to see a Snapshot sharing what we learned from surveying AI researchers and professionals.

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Views of AI PhD Recipients on Resources to Build the Domestic Talent Pool

Ronnie Kinoshita
| August 17, 2022

Data Snapshots are informative descriptions and quick analyses that dig into CSET’s unique data resources. This short series of Snapshots explores some of CSET’s original surveys. Check in every two weeks to see a Snapshot sharing what we learned from surveying AI researchers and professionals.

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Previewing PARAT 2.0

Autumn Toney
| June 22, 2022

Data Snapshots are informative descriptions and quick analyses that dig into CSET’s unique data resources. This is the tenth and final in a series of Snapshots exploring CSET’s Private-sector AI-Related Activity Tracker (PARAT). We encourage you to explore PARAT, which collects data related to companies’ AI research and development to inform analysis of the global AI sector, and keep an eye out for updates on a new and expanded PARAT 2.0 in the future.

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“Mature” Companies in PARAT

Autumn Toney
| June 8, 2022

Data Snapshots are informative descriptions and quick analyses that dig into CSET’s unique data resources. This is the ninth in a series of Snapshots exploring CSET’s Private-sector AI-Related Activity Tracker (PARAT). Check in every two weeks to see our newest Snapshot, and explore PARAT, which collects data related to companies’ AI research and development to inform analysis of the global AI sector.

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“Growth” Companies in PARAT

Autumn Toney
| May 25, 2022

Data Snapshots are informative descriptions and quick analyses that dig into CSET’s unique data resources. This is the eighth in a series of Snapshots exploring CSET’s Private-sector AI-Related Activity Tracker (PARAT). Check in every two weeks to see our newest Snapshot, and explore PARAT, which collects data related to companies’ AI research and development to inform analysis of the global AI sector.