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How AI is Helping with COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout and Tracking 

Covid-19 Coronavirus Vaccine vials in a row macro close up
By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor  
AI has been employed since the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic to track the spread of positive cases, to crunch through thousands of scientific papers to search for treatment options and to help develop a vaccine. Now AI and other digital tools are being deployed to manage complex supply chains for the vaccine. 
With the third highest number of coronavirus cases in Europe after France and Italy, according to data from Johns Hopkins University, the UK is the first country to distribute …

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2021 Predictions: ML Automation, K-anonymity, Hyperautomation, Semantic Graphs 

Predictions from experts for AI in 2021 include more diverse datasets, more AI in BI, semantic graphs, k-anonymity and hyperautomation. (Credit: Getty Images)
[Ed. Note: We have heard from a range of AI practitioners for their predictions on AI Trends in 2021. Here are predictions from a selection of those writing.] 
Florian Douetteau, CEO and co-founder of Dataiku
From Florian Douetteau, CEO and co-founder of Dataiku: 
Inclusive engineering will begin to make its way into the mainstream to support diversity. In order to ensure diversity is baked into their AI plans, companies must also commit the time and resources to practice inclusive …

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