Artificial Intelligence Needs More Emphasis on Basic Research: President's Quarterly Message

John McCarthy

Abstract


Too few people are doing basic research in AI relative to the number working on applications. The ratio of basic/applied is less in AI than in the older sciences and than in computer science generally. This is unfortunate, because reaching human level artificial intelligence will require fundamental conceptual advances.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1609/aimag.v4i4.410

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