U.S. Leadership in AI: A Plan for Federal Engagement in Developing Technical Standards and Related Tools [open pdf - 973KB]
From the Executive Summary: "This plan recommends that the Federal government commit to deeper, consistent, long-term engagement in AI [artificial intelligence] standards development activities to help the United States to speed the pace of reliable, robust, and trustworthy AI technology development. Specifically, the Federal government should: 1. Bolster AI standards-related knowledge, leadership, and coordination among Federal agencies to maximize effectiveness and efficiency. [...] 2. Promote focused research to advance and accelerate broader exploration and understanding of how aspects of trustworthiness can be practically incorporated within standards and standards-related tools. [...] 3. Support and expand public-private partnerships to develop and use AI standards and related tools to advance reliable, robust, and trustworthy AI. [...] 4. Strategically engage with international parties to advance AI standards for U.S. economic and national security needs."
National Institute of Standards and Technology: https://www.nist.gov/