Is Machine Translation Essential to U.S. National Security?
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Posted by: Dana Walker
Machine translation and, more broadly, natural language processing, have become an
important part of the global technological leadership race in artificial intelligence. So much so that this fast evolving field of technology has now been identified as being potentially relevant to US national security.
On November 19, 2018, the US Bureau of Industry and Security, Commerce issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) and has given the public one month to comment on whether to include a number of emerging technologies on a so-called Commerce Control List (CCL).