Special Interest Group: Decentralized and Collaborative AI

Group coordinators:

Reza M. Parizi, Kennesaw State University, USA (chair)
Ali Dehghantanha, University of Guelph, Canada
Qi Zhang, Research Scientist at Facebook, USA


This is a special R&D group under the IEEE TEMS Technical Committee (TC) on Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies focusing on the intersections between advanced and federated machine/deep learning and decentralization. The key focus will be on:

  • How we can bring decentralized data to build intelligent applications/systems more securely and efficiently in various domains such as medical, IoT, agriculture, and cybersecurity 

  • The advancement of tools and frameworks in enabling technologies for decentralized AI

  • Blockchain for AI and vice versa 


Somnath Mazumdar, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark


Interested to join us?

We welcome new members to join our SIG, by contacting one of the coordinators.