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UT’s Parker Leading White House, NSF Effort to Boost Artificial Intelligence

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The concept of artificial intelligence and automated machinery dates back at least as far as Greek mythology and has more recently found a place in science fiction novels, movies, and TV shows.

The White House recently announced a series of initiatives aimed at bringing the technology to more widespread use, with UT researcher leading the way.

The National Science Foundation’s Lynne Parker—who is also a professor of electrical engineering and computer science in UT’s Tickle College of Engineering—serves as the NSF’s division director for information and intelligent systems.

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