How industry collaboration with academia advances the field of AI

Academia has, and continues to play a fundamental role in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) development. As a Professor of Computer Science at the University of San Francisco as well as Chief Scientist at data integration software provider SnapLogic, I’ve been lucky to have worked with AI and ML in both an academic and professional capacity. I started my career as a pure academic, and only when I switched to my dual role some 10 years ago did I come to appreciate that,...