The strategic pursuit of artificial intelligence in the United Arab Emirates

Farah E. Shamout, Dana Abu Ali

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Abstract

The pursuit of artificial intelligence (AI) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been unique and visionary. Researchers provide a high-level overview of key efforts that are significantly contributing to the UAE’s strategic pursuit of AI, such as the national vision and strategy, research infrastructure, capacity building, AI adoption, and cross-sector collaborations. The UAE government’s vision is to make the UAE a world leader in AI by 2031, as per the National Artificial Intellence e Strategy launched in 2017. The strategy’s objectives include position ing the UAE as a central AI hub in the region and globally, developing capabilities and local talent, and adopting AI in both public and private services to boost performance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)57-58
Number of pages2
JournalCommunications of the ACM
Volume64
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)

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