Greece establishes AI advisory committee to create national strategy

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Greek Prime Minister Kryiakos Mitsotakis announced the institution of an advisory committee to create a nationwide technique for synthetic intelligence (AI) in Greece on Oct. 19.

The Greek authorities stated the “exponential tempo” of AI growth has created the need for an advisory committee below the nation’s prime minister. The thing of the committee is to arrange Greece for the developments and functions of the expertise.

Mitsotakis commented on the institution of the fee, saying the reception of the expertise have to be organized earlier than it turns into a every day actuality. “This isn’t concerning the future however the current,” he stated.

The fee will likely be led by Constantinos Daskalakis, a professor of pc science at MIT, and has professionals in associated fields reminiscent of expertise, ethics, legislation and science. It additionally consists of Greek researchers and scientists, part of the diaspora residing outdoors of Greece.

Daskalakis commented on the initiative, saying:

“We may even work in a coordinated method in order that Greece could be a member of the worldwide initiatives for Synthetic Intelligence which can be being developed throughout the framework of the Worldwide Group of Synthetic Intelligence.”

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A central element of the advisory committee may even be formulating coverage suggestions and creating pointers for a long-term nationwide technique.

In keeping with the announcement, the AI technique will embody contemplating its impression on the economic system and society, enhancing productiveness, growing innovation and strengthening native infrastructure, amongst different issues.

Greece is among the many 27 member states of the European Union that may be topic to the EU’s forthcoming EU AI Act

Earlier in October, EU officers introduced that they’re contemplating even more restrictive regulations for giant AI fashions reminiscent of OpenAI’s ChatGPT and Meta’s Llama 2.

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