What is AI4SG?
AI4SG stands for “AI for Social Good”, which is a relatively new research field that intertwines AI, the social sciences, and environmental science together. With its core goals spanning across the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), AI4SG focuses on tackling important social, environmental, and public health challenges to positively impact the well-being of the people, animals, and the planet utilizing AI technologies.
According to the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), there are several criteria for an AI project to be considered AI4SG:
The significance of the social problem
- Its novel approach
- Its promise for social impact
- How it addresses the problem by leveraging cutting-edge AI techniques.