VN needs to optimise artificial intelligence for development: official hinh anh 1Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Bui The Duy (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA)
– Vietnam has seen remarkable development in artificial intelligence (AI) and the country needs to take full advantage of AI for its development, said Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Bui The Duy.

“AI must look toward application in developing products,” Duy said at a seminar on Vietnam’s AI development (AI4VN 2018) held in Hanoi on August 21.

The event, hosted by the Ministry of Science and Technology, was part of the Programme of Connecting Vietnam Innovation Network 2018 held from August 18-24 with the participation of overseas Vietnamese science and technology experts.

The AI4VN 2018 aimed to share the strategic vision and viewpoint of the country’s leaders on opportunities to access and apply achievements of the fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) in key sectors.

It looks to collect expert’s experience in AI research and training, along with technology transfer and application for the country’s development. It also offers chances for overseas Vietnamese experts and scientists to connect with their peers who live in the country.

At the event, participants discussed specialised methods and technology in AI sector in accordance with policies and resources, which serve as a foundation for AI research and development in Vietnam in the coming time.

The deputy minister revealed that the AI4Life 2018 is scheduled to take place later this year, hoping to foster AI development and application in business.

Accordingly, it will deliver technologies and research outcomes developed by Vietnamese universities, research institutions and businesses operating in the sector.-VNA