AI experts/talents by country worldwide 2018

The statistic shows the number of artificial intelligence (AI) experts/talents by country worldwide in 2018. The total number of AI experts in the United States stood at 28,536 in 2018, of which 5,158 were considered top artificial intelligence talent.

Number of artificial intelligence (AI) experts/talents worldwide by country in 2018*

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July 2018



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Supplementary notes

* AI talent: Researchers possessing creative research ability and technical expertise in their research area and active in AI research with innovative outcomes. Innovative outcome refer to issued patents and/or published English papers. "Active" refers to the creation of innovative outcomes in the last ten years.
Top AI talent: International AI talent with leading research ability. The h-index was adopted as an indicator for the talent level. The h-index is widely recognized in the academic community as the indicator of research ability. Researchers whose H-index score ranks among the top 10% of international AI researchers as top international AI talent.
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