Research expertise developing AI-based solutions
that enhance industry performance.
In an increasingly connected and digitised world, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is already operating at all levels of society. Our expertise encompasses key aspects of AI, including machine learning, natural language processing and autonomy. It also supports the assurance of AI systems and the adoption of AI as a trusted partner with humans to solve problems more effectively, efficiently and safely.
What is AI?
AI is a transformative enabling technology that adds intelligent decision-making and automation capabilities to advanced digital and mechanical processes. It uses algorithms to rapidly process vast and disparate datasets, as well as generate self-driven machine behaviours and strategies. This includes advances such as machine learning, which provide a step change in systems with the ability to learn from experience.
Why is it important?
Wherever there is digital data and software systems, there is an opening for AI to add new functionality, capacity and efficiency. AI offers the ability to both predict and automate data-based decisions and actions with unprecedented speed.
AI can exponentially enhance operations across sectors such as finance, airport security (eg: facial recognition), community health, and even in the speed-breeding of the next generation of climate resilient food crops. It supports web-based systems, such as search engines and customer service chatbots, and gives machines – driverless cars, for instance – the capability to operate autonomously.
How we can help your organisation?
Our advanced research and organisational applications work together in an innovation cycle that is producing world-leading AI capability.
We cover the entire development pipeline, from concepts and development to implementation and verification. Our objective is fit-for-purpose, robust AI systems that are trustworthy and readily accessible to human users.
Through partnerships, our capabilities enhance industrial performance, efficiency and help to drive the development and adoption of automation – regarded globally as the fourth industrial revolution.
- Aged care
- Agriculture and food
- Automated vehicles & machines
- Banking and finance
- Data Analysis & Statistics
- Disaster management
- Language services
- Medicine and diagnostics
- Remote sensing and smart grids
- Web-based retail, services and analytics
We assemble multi-disciplinary teams tailored to solve individual AI applications, drawing on technical expertise from fields such as computing and information systems, engineering, statistics and the social sciences.
To this we add sector-specific capability such as mining, finance, manufacturing and biomedicine and undertake robust testing of any new AI system before it is implemented.
Research centres and groups
Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Digital Ethics (CAIDE)
Establishing ethical, regulatory and legal standards for AI technologies.Find out more
Melbourne Centre for Data Science
Interdisciplinary research, teaching and leadership in data science.Find out more
ARC Training Centre for Cognitive Computing in Medical Technologies
Applying AI in data intensive medical contexts.Find out more
Melbourne information, decision and autonomous systems lab (MIDAS)
Stand alone, networked and human partnered autonomous systems.Find out more
AI and Autonomy Lab
Developing high-level cognitive reasoning for single and multi-agent AI systems.Find out more
AI Assurance Lab
Verification and validation methodologies to build trustworthy AI systems.Find out more
- Professor James Bailey
Program Leader, Artificial Intelligence
School of Computing and Information System
- Angela Wu
Senior Business Development Manager
Research, Innovation and Commercialisation
Collaborate with us
We are client-focussed and collaborative – we work side-by-side with your leaders, engineers and scientists to develop solutions to your challenges.
From complex multi-partner research to student projects and internships, talk to us about your needs for:
- Emerging technologies
- Developing technology strategies
- Technical training
- Engineering customised solutions
- Teaming up with our students
- Creating a talent pipeline through student engagement
- Leveraging our state-of-the-art research facilities
What challenges do you have? Let us help you solve them.
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