[Media Release] Announcement on launching Artificial Intelligence eXploration Research Center, UEC - The first AI Center in national universities, realizing AGI for society where people and AI coexist in a harmony -
June 30, 2016
It is our great honor to announce that the University of Electro-Communications will be launching Artificial Intelligence eXploration Research Center, or AIX on July 1st. The purpose of AIX is to implement “creation of innovative interdisciplinary fields that are fusion of distinctive research fields” strategically as part of enhancement of the function during the period for the university’s third mid-term plan by assembling cutting-edge researchers in artificial intelligence, big data, computer science, service science which are part of our university’s strengths.
AIX will strive to realize Artificial General Intelligence technology which is the core factor for society where people and AI coexist in a harmony, as the technology will drastically have evolved and become introduced everywhere in society. To the end, AIX will be actively promoting their research in alliance with companies. Currently five quality companies, Dentsu Inc., XCompass Ltd., Scigineer Inc., Alts Co.,Ltd. and NEXT Co.,Ltd.will be decided to participate in the alliance as support companies.