in

Amazon-NSF Partnership to Offer AI Fairness Research Grants

Amazon-NSF Partnership to Offer AI Fairness Research Grants - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Amazon-NSF Partnership to Offer AI Fairness Research Grants - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Amazon and the National Science Foundation have pledged to invest $10M each in artificial intelligence research grants over a three-year period.

Prem Natarajan, vice president of natural understanding in Amazon's Alexa AI group, wrote in a blog entry posted Monday the partnership aims to encourage collaboration between industry and academia to explore approaches to address fairness, transparency and accountability challenges associated with the adoption of AI technology.

The company seeks to prevent biases from being present in AI systems and in turn maintain customer trust.

Topics under the program include transparency, explainability, accountability, potential adverse biases, mitigation strategies, validation of fairness and considerations of inclusivity.

NSF will independentl determine awards in accordance with the agency's merit review process.

ExecutiveBiz Logo

Sign Up Now! ExecutiveBiz provides you with Daily Updates and News Briefings about Technology

mm

Written by Nichols Martin

a staff writer at Executive Mosaic, produces articles on the federal government's technology and business interests. The coverage of these articles include government contracting, cybersecurity, information technology, health care and national security.

Amazon-NSF Partnership to Offer AI Fairness Research Grants - top government contractors - best government contracting event
Ravenswood to Relocate Product, Service Operations Hub to Idaho
Amazon-NSF Partnership to Offer AI Fairness Research Grants - top government contractors - best government contracting event
Merlin, Wickr Form Comms Encryption Partnership for Federal Clients