Bloomberg Law
Oct. 3, 2022, 9:42 AM

Federal Use of AI Tools Prompts Researchers to Build New Dataset

Josh Axelrod
Josh Axelrod

Federal contractors building artificial intelligence models will have an expansive new dataset to work from following Stanford University researchers’ project aimed at unique government needs.

The government’s AI toolbox has been expanding in recent years as agencies experiment with and build their own algorithm-driven tools to assist with tasks in complex, high-volume arenas.

AI tools generally have relied on datasets made up of information scraped from social media companies and sites like Wikipedia.

Stanford’s model instead focuses on documents suited to legal and governmental contexts, like patent claims or financial documents. It’s called “Pile of Law” and was created by ...