AI Index Report 2019 – Chapter 5 Education

Academia  |  July 7, 2020

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This chapter presents trends in AI education from a variety of data sources, starting first with global data from Coursera and Udacity ML and AI training courses. Second, trends in undergraduate enrollment in introductory ML and AI courses are presented for the US and international universities. Third, trends in PhD hires on industry hiring, faculty hiring and faculty departures are presented based on the Taulbee Survey and Goffman and Jin (2019). Fourth, trends in gender and international diversity for AI PhDs are presented, along with faculty diversity across select university departments.

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