Artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing every aspect of life and work and is increasingly driving important developments in technology and business, from autonomous vehicles to medical diagnosis to advanced manufacturing.

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has published some interesting evidence-based projections on the future of AI with facts that lend themselves to creating a common understanding of the latest trends in the field, and their impact on the global marketplace.

Click here to download the executive summary.

Click here for the link to the full paper.

A couple of interesting facts quoted in the paper:

Machine learning is the dominant AI technique disclosed in patents and is included in more than one-third of all identified inventions.

Chinese organizations make up 17 of the top 20 academic players in AI patenting as well as 10 of the top 20 in AI-related scientific publications.