Easy access to all the Government news updates

Subscribe and receive personalized news articles straight in your inbox

*By clicking "Join us now" you agree to receive emails, promotions and general messages from ExecutiveGov. In addition, you also agree to ExecutiveGov's Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions.

x
/

NNSA Explores Use of Non-Conventional AI for Nuclear Nonproliferation; Angela Sheffield Quoted

1 min read
Domain-Aware
Domain-Aware Artificial Intelligence

The Department of Energy's (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) is applying domain-aware artificial intelligence to prevent the spread of dangerous nuclear weapons. 

NNSA's office dedicated to research and development is investing in efforts that incorporate non-conventional AI into nuclear detection, DOE said Friday.

“The U.S. government recognizes the potential of AI to impact security, welfare and even global leadership," said Angela Sheffield, a senior program manager at NNSA.

The office sponsored a workshop earlier this year to tackle domain-aware methods, which augment AI models with domain-related information. The workshop is the second entry in a series known as “Next-Generation AI for Proliferation Detection."

Sheffield said domain-aware methods use multiple sources of data and address the limitations of conventional AI models.

“Domain-aware methods combine modeled predictions and data from multiple sources to make clever use of everything we know and what data we have," she said.

ExecutiveGov Logo

Sign Up Now! Executive Gov provides you with Free Daily Updates and News Briefings about Artificial Intelligence