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Chapter 3. AI and Creating the First Multidisciplinary AI Lab

Bohyun Kim

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Chapter 3 of Library Technology Reports (vol. 55, no. 1), "AI and Creating the First Multidisciplinary AI Lab"

In this chapter, contributing author Bohyun Kim discuss artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and deep learning and why they are important for libraries. Kim shares how the University of Rhode Island created the first multidisciplinary AI lab, which launches in the fall of 2018. She discusses how the AI lab will be used to further research, discussion, and exploration of AI, and shares how such an environment can help facilitate multidisciplinary collaboration and foster interdisciplinary thinking. Kim shares the future hopes of the AI lab and AI.


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