Fourth industrial revolution is here, claims ARC Laureate Fellow

World-leading IT expert, Professor Svetha Venkatesh, is using pattern recognition and machine learning to explore frontiers in medicine, materials, mental health and many other sectors.

Most of us don’t know the term yet, but the world is on the cusp of a fourth industrial revolution, claims Deakin University’s new Australian Research Council (ARC) Laureate Fellow, Professor Svetha Venkatesh.

Coined by the founder of the World Economic Forum, Professor Klaus Schwab, and the theme of the Forum’s 2016 annual meeting, this revolution is characterised by the embedding of technology within societies – and our bodies.

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