11 / 2021 – 06 / 2021
With the ever growing advances in modern research in computer science, buzzwords like Artificial
Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and Deep Learning (DL) are getting more and
more attention in academia . According to the Artificial Intelligence Index Report 2019, the
amount of peer reviewed AI related journal publications worldwide has tripled between 1998 and
The development process of new technologies is usually a combination of scientific and industrial
research with its intensity varying from field to field . Therefore, it is important to understand
scientific trends and adequately respond to them as they often evolve into new technologies, which
is important for both politics and economics [4, 5]. So far most research in this field has dealt
with buzzword detection, importance or development in various media like blogs, news articles
and websites [6, 7, 8, 9]. However, a lack of publications in trend analysis has been registered in
the political context and especially regarding the correlation between business and politics. This
correlation is also important to consider regarding cases of lobbyism in Germany .
In this thesis, a comparison of Artificial Intelligence trends between German economic journals
and political protocols is performed.
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