Artificial intelligence and toxicology/ risk assessment: the unknown future



Chemsafe, Colleretto Giacosa (TO), Italy

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has rapidly invaded the scientific arena, in particular, during the last year. Not a day goes by that we hear discussion about the role that this new technology will play in our scientific and regulatory activities. The debate is tight and, for aspects, vibrant; many consider AI as a potential danger for humankind leading to decrease brain skills in a world ruled by machines.


Artificial intelligence (AI) is defined by Wikipedia as “the intelligence of machines or software, as opposed to the intelligence of living beings, primarily of humans. It is a field of study in computer science that develops and studies intelligent machines. Such machines may be called AIs”
“thetheory and development of computer systems able to perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making, and translation between languages” (Oxford Dictionary)

It’s divided in two sub-definitions:
Weak AI: also known as narrow AI or artificial narrow intelligence (ANI), is AI train ...