At this year’s conference on Dec. 4, business executives, investors, entrepreneurs and scientists discussed artificial intelligence applications, smart finance, smart health care and next-stage development.
The 2018 Duke International Forum created a platform for open discussions on the opportunities and complexities of AI development around the world. What are the effects of government policies on scientific advancement and private-sector investment? Where do we see evidence that collaboration among countries, industries and sectors is a fruitful path? Which industries are most at risk of being disrupted? How are entrepreneurs responding? How are the legacy companies responding? Where are the biggest investment opportunities? How will current talent shortages and legal and regulatory issues be resolved?
AI research and application for medical and clinical uses have always been an important field of interdisciplinary research. In recent years, advances in speech processing, computer vision, natural language processing, emotional computing, and machine learning have been gradually applied to automatic analysis and modeling of medical and behavioral data. It will be helpful for overcoming some limitations in the real clinical setting. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), also known as autism, is characterized by high prevalence (1/68) (Christensen et al., 2016), early onset (18 months before), unknown etiology, social interaction and communication disorders, repetitive behavior, and narrow interests and activities.
On May 22, 2018, Duke Kunshan University and Kunshan industrial Technology Research Institute jointly held the 2018 the Second International Duke kunshan University Innovation Forum and invited Prof. H. T. Kung from Harvard University and a member of the American Academy of Engineering; Prof. Stanley Osher from University of California, Los Angeles; Prof. Jamal Deen from McMaster University , Fellow of the Australian Academy of Sciences and Engineering; Ibing Yu, Vice-President of Monash University; Prof. David Z. Pan from the University of Texas at Austin; Dr. Jack Chen, Chief Data Officer of Dell Corporation; Prof.