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 mentioned the “exponential tempo” of AI improvement has created the need for an advisory committee below the nation’s prime minister. The item 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 in regards to the future however the current,” he mentioned.

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, regulation and science. It additionally contains Greek researchers and scientists, part of the diaspora dwelling outdoors of Greece.

Daskalakis commented on the initiative, saying:

“We may also work in a coordinated method in order that Greece generally is a member of the worldwide initiatives for Synthetic Intelligence which are being developed inside the framework of the Worldwide Group of Synthetic Intelligence.”

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

Based on the announcement, the AI technique will embrace 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 might be topic to the EU’s forthcoming EU AI Act. 

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

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