AI Index Report 2021 Chapter 1

Academia  |  March 15, 2021

Investing in AI research and developmentInnovationScience & technology

This chapter begins by examining AI publications—from peer-reviewed journal articles to conference papers and patents, including the citation impact of each, using data from the Elsevier/Scopus and Microsoft Academic Graph (MAG) databases, as well as data from the arXiv paper preprint repository and Nesta. It examines contributions to AI R&D from major AI entities and geographic regions and considers how those contributions are shaping the field. The second and third sections discuss R&D activities at major AI conferences and on GitHub.

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