A Brief Overview of Artificial Intelligence in South Africa

  • Alexander Ferrein RWTH Aachen University
  • Thomas Meyer Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research University of KwaZulu-Natal and CSIR Meraka
Keywords: South Africa


One of the consequences of the growth in AI research in South Africa in recent years is the establishment of a number of research hubs involved in AI activities ranging from mobile robotics and computational intelligence, to knowledge representation and reasoning, and human language technologies. In this survey we take the reader through a quick tour of the research being conducted at these hubs, and touch on an initiative to maintain and extend the current level of interest in AI research in the country.
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