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CascadiaPrime Cognition - Republic of Korea AI Policy Rollout (section under construction)


The Oxford Insights Government AI Readiness ranking - captures the current capacity of OECD governments to absorb - and exploit - the innovative potential of AI - Republic of Korea #4

  The Oxford Insights Government AI Readiness ranking

Introduction and Overview

  National Science & Technology Council
  Ministry of Science and ICT
  South Korea Agency for Defense Development (ADD)
  Defense Acquisition Program Administration
  Minister of Defense
  President emphasizes ‘people-centered fourth industrial revolution’ (October 11, 2017)
  Korea’s Challenges in the age of digital Transformation
  Prime Minister's Office
  Office for Government Policy Coordination
  The National Assembly of the Republic of Korea

Government recognized Republic of Korea institutions taking leadership roles in the Republic of Korea AI Policy Rollout


Other Key Republic of Korea Institutions

  Korea Institute of Science and Technology -Robotics and Media Institute (RMI) is the largest government-sponsored research institute in the areas of robotics and media in Korea.
  Robotics and Media Institute
  Artificial Intelligence and Media Lab - KAIST Computer Science
  Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology
  Korea Institute of S&T Evaluation & Planning
  Hanwha Systems

Republic of Korea AI - News Sources
  Korea Herald
  Korea Times

Republic of Korea AI Policy News

  Korea Times: Despite controversy, KAIST vows to develop 'AI weapons' (April 5, 2018)
  Guardian: 'Killer robots': AI experts call for boycott over lab at South Korea university (April 5, 2018)
  Science:South Korean university’s AI work for defense contractor draws boycott (April 4, 2018)
  Reuters: "KAIST will not conduct any research activities counter to human dignity including autonomous weapons lacking meaningful human control.” (April 4, 2018)
  Verge: Leading AI researchers threaten Korean university with boycott over its work on ‘killer robots’ (April 4, 2018)
  Samsung Electronics to Open Its 3rd AI Research Center in France (March 30, 2018)
  Securing AI Talents: Naver to Establish AI Research Center with Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (March 29, 2018)
  Hangul and the "Spring" of Artificial Intelligence Research in South Korea (March 12, 2018)
  South Korea establishes research center to develop autonomous weapons (February 26, 2018)
  Hanwha, KAIST to develop AI weapons (February 25, 2018)
  Robots will compete for attention at 2018 Olympics (February 8, 2018)
  Seoul Initiative on the 4th Industrial Revolution (September 21 - 22, 2017)
  The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Where is South Korea and What Should It Do? (September 12, 2017)
  Hospitals start to adopt artificial intelligence (December 30, 2017)
  Government unveils details of frequency supply plan for autonomous driving, IoT, smart factories, and 5G telecom network (December 28, 2017)
  S. Korea has third most patents on artificial intelligence after US, Japan (December 21, 2017)
  Samsung Electronics to set up AI research center (November 22, 2017)
  Samsung Electronics Launches AI Lab in Montreal, Canada (September 30, 2017)
  KT opens AI research center (June 21, 2017)
  South Korea trumpets $860-million AI fund after AlphaGo 'shock' (March 23, 2016)
  South Korea Creates Artificial Intelligence Research Institute (October 12, 2016)
  World Bank: What is Korea’s Strategy to Manage the Implications of Artificial Intelligence? (August 29, 2016)
  South Korea trumpets $860-million AI fund after AlphaGo 'shock' (March 23, 2016)

Republic of Korea AI Policy - Other related sources of policy insight

  The Innovation Policy Platform: Korea: STI Outlook 2016 Country Profile

Republic of Korea AI Policy - Policy Leaders