Artificial Intelligence

STAC's working definition of artificial intelligence (AI) encompasses both neural approaches like Deep Learning as well as non-neural machine learning approaches such as gradient boosted trees and genetic algorithms. 

The financial markets were early adopters of AI, and its use is growing: growing in the number of organizations using AI techniques, the range of techniques being deployed, and the purposes they are putting them to. 

STAC focuses on two aspects of AI:

The growth of AI in financial markets is a significant driver for other hot topics within the STAC community, including quant finance as a whole, the role of cloud computing, and the storage and memory revolution.