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Leveraging Artificial Intelligence Tools to Combat the COVID-19 Crisis

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The severity of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has shaken the world forcefully and sent economies into difficult times. As stated by the World Health Organization on 11 March 2020, the impact of the current unprecedented situation will cause the major cost of lives and financial damage across the globe. The various stakeholders, including scientists, doctors, economists, politicians, are seeking the help of data scientist to explore disruptive technologies which can aid in reducing the pandemic’s effects. In these unprecedented times, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has emerged as a promising tool which can play a huge role in various domains. There are several fields where disruptive technologies like AI is utilised to the fight against COVID-19 such as generating real-time warnings and alerts, tracing prediction, interactive dashboards, diagnosing risks, suggesting treatments and cures, facilitating “contactless” deliveries, and social control. The focus of the present study is to analyze the contribution of AI to track and fight against COVID-19.


  • COVID-19
  • Pandemic
  • Artificial intelligence
  • WHO
  • Disruptive technologies

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Gaur, L., Singh, G., Agarwal, V. (2021). Leveraging Artificial Intelligence Tools to Combat the COVID-19 Crisis. In: Singh, P.K., Veselov, G., Vyatkin, V., Pljonkin, A., Dodero, J.M., Kumar, Y. (eds) Futuristic Trends in Network and Communication Technologies. FTNCT 2020. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 1395. Springer, Singapore.

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