Artificial Intelligence empowering business

Invited talk at the Forum: Future Economy and Internet Governance

by Electronic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA), Thailand

23 July 2018, Bangkok


Artificial Intelligence is a mature multi-dimension tool.  It creates huge opportunity to improve the way modern business is conducted.  There are many ways to look at AI as tools. AI introduces "reasoning" into business logic in a new way.  It also improves so many operational efficiencies mainly through always-on monitoring of events and automatic execution of business logic based on appropriate situation.  AI also introduces new way to make use of "experience" by its ability to learn from the past data. For all its advantage, there are hidden danger and risk involved in using AI as well.  We will discuss the pros and cons of using AI and look at near term future of its use.

Bio of Speaker

Prabhas Chongstitvatana is a professor in the department of computer engineering, Chulalongkorn University. He earned B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering from Kasetsart University, Thailand in 1980 and Ph.D. from the department of artificial intelligence, Edinburgh University, U.K. in 1992. His research involves robotics, evolutionary computation, computer architecture, bioinformatics.  He is a lifetime member of Thailand Engineering Institute, senior member of Thai Academy of Science and Technology, senior adviser of Thai Robotics Society, founding member of Thai Embedded System Association and IEEE Robotics and Automation Society.  He was the president of ECTI Association of Thailand 2012-2013.  He has been awarded "National Distinguished Researcher" by National Research Council of Thailand in 2009.  His current interest is in building Quantum computer.