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Selected public outreach presentations
Interdisciplinary sessions at international conferences – EuroCogSci, ESPP, ICIL

The EIS panel ”Explainable Intelligent Systems and the Trustworthiness of Artificial Experts” was accepted to and held at the following conferences:

The panel included the following papers:

  • “Why Explainable AI Matters Morally” (Kevin Baum, Holger Hermanns, Timo Speith)
  • “Artificial Intelligent Systems: Reasonable Trust Requires Rationalizing Explanations” (Felix Bräuer, Eva Schmidt, Ulla Wessels)
  • “What Kind of Explanation Shall Artificial Experts Provide?” (Lena Kästner, Daniel Oster, Andreas Sesing)
  • “How the Kind of Explanation Affects People’s Reactions to Artificial Experts” (Tina Feldkamp, Cornelius König, Markus Langer)
Peer-reviewed EIS publications
  • Glock, Hanjo, and Eva Schmidt. 2019. ʺObjectivism and Causalism about Reasons for Action.ʺ In Explanation in Action Theory and Historiography: Causal and Teleological Approaches, edited by Gunnar Schumann, 124-45. London: Routledge.
  • Kästner, Lena, and Philipp Haueis. 2019. ʺDiscovering Patterns: On the Norms of Mechanistic Inquiry.ʺ In Erkenntnis.
  • Köhl, Maximilian A., Dimitri Bohlender, Kevin Baum, Markus Langer, Daniel Oster, and Timo Speith. 2019. ʺExplainability as a Non-Functional Requirement.ʺ IEEEE Xplore, published online on Dec 5, 2019.
  • Langer, Markus, Cornelius J. König, Diana Ruth-Pelipez Sanchez, and Sören Samadi. 2019. “Highly-Automated Job Interviews: Acceptance Under the Influence of Stakes”. In International Journal of Selection and Assessment, pp. 217–234.
  • Langer, Langer, and Cornelius J. König, and Maria Papathanasiou. 2019. “Highly-Automated Job Interviews: Applicant Reactions and the Organizational Context.” In International Journal of Selection and Assessment, pp. 217–234.
  • Schmidt, Eva. 2020. “Where Reasons and Reasoning Come Apart”. In Noûs, pp. 1–20.
  • Sesing, Andreas, and Kevin Baum. 2019. ʺAnforderungen an die Erklärbarkeit maschinengestützter Entscheidungen.ʺ In Die Macht der Daten und der Algorithmen: Regulierung von IT, IoT und KI, edited by Jürgen Taeger, 435-49. Oldenburg: olwir-Verlag.
Forthcoming EIS publications
  • Langer, Markus , Cornelius J. König, and Victoria Hemsing. In press. ʺIs Anybody Listening? The Impact of Automatically Evaluated Job Interviews on Impression Management and Applicant Reactions.ʺ In Journal of Managerial Psychology.
  • Summer 2020: Künstliche Intelligenz [Artificial Intelligence] (Daniel Oster and Timo Speith). Saarland University. Department of Philosophy. Level: undergraduates.
  • Summer 2020: Die Säulen der Welt [The Pillars of the World] (Daniel Oster and Timo Speith). A seminar on ontological grounding. Saarland University. Department of Philosophy. Level: undergraduates.
  • Winter 2019/2020: Digitale Revolution [Digital Revolution] (JProf. Dr. Eva Schmidt; in collaboration with Julia Dumin). TU Dortmund. Interdisciplinary seminar Aktuelle Problemlagen [Contemporary Issues]. Level: master‘s programme for philosophy and political science.
  • Winter 2019/2020: Scientific Explanations in Philosophy and Beyond (JProf. Dr. Lena Kästner). Saarland University. Interdisciplinary course with guest lectures from the fields of psychology, linguistics, computer science, and philosophy. Level: undergraduates.
  • Winter 2019/2020: Einführung in die Maschinenethik und Maschinenerklärbarkeit [Introduction to Machine Ethics and Machine Explainability] (Timo Speith). Saarland University. Department of Philosophy. Level: undergraduates.
  • Summer 2019: Digitale Dystopien? Philosophische Probleme einer technisierten Welt [Digital Dystopias? Philosophical Problems of a Technological World] (Timo Speith). Saarland University. Department of Philosophy. Level: undergraduates.