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Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Consumer Products Public

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Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are new and emerging technologies in modern products. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is a government organization responsible for mitigating risks of injury or risk of death in consumer products. The organization needs to identify the presence of AI/ML in consumer products and any associated potential hazards. For this project, the WPI team’s goal was to assist the CPSC by creating a methodology that could be utilized to determine whether a consumer product may be capable of incorporating artificial intelligence and/or machine learning. This process involved creating working definitions of AI/ML and identifying the components of an AI/ML system. Working definitions allowed the CPSC to have a clear understanding of AI and ML as it relates to consumer products. The components of an AI/ML capable system were identified, and a screening process was developed that can be used to determine AI/ML capability in consumer products. It is recommended that the CPSC use the working definitions in future work, categorize the functions of an AI/ML system, and investigate AI/ML in program areas where it is most likely to appear.

  • This report represents the work of one or more WPI undergraduate students submitted to the faculty as evidence of completion of a degree requirement. WPI routinely publishes these reports on its website without editorial or peer review.
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  • 03/09/2021
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  • 4841
  • E-project-121020-162513
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  • 2020
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UN Sustainable Development Goals
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  • 2020-12-10
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