CDR & EIS: A Perfect Match

From November 29th to December 1st, Kevin attended an interdisciplinary conference on the “Responsibility of Digitized Companies” (“Verantwortlichkeit digitalisierter Unternehmen”) at the invitation of the University of Salzburg. At the congress, all kinds of topics in the field of Corporate Digital Responsibility (CDR) were discussed. Also, one important question was how to conceptualize the relevant […]

Water on our Mills …

Last week, the Bertelsmann Stiftung and the Stiftung Neue Verantwortung published a new position paper: “Wie Algorithmen verständlich werden”. The paper calls for making algorithmic decision-making processes understandable for stakeholders. Also, it highlights that this is vital for stakeholders to be able to comprehend the functioning of the systems. If stakeholders comprehend the functioning of […]

EIS goes green

At the invitation of the local university branch of the Fridays for Future movement, Kevin Baum gave a talk on digitization and climate change. Besides an overview of the direct and indirect effects of digital products, he also emphasized the need for better ways of decision-making in a complex world with interdependent policy possibilities. He […]

For Otherwise We Don’t Know What They Are Doing: Why AI Systems Need to Be Explainable

Intelligent systems increasingly support or take over human decisions. This development influences all areas of human life: Intelligent systems recommend new shows on streaming portals, support online searches by giving recommendations, automatically screen thousands of applicants, predict crime, or support medical diagnosis. Systems support human decision-making and work tasks by filtering and analyzing information, providing […]

Paper accepted for RE’19

We are proud to announce that the EIS-influenced paper »Explainability as a Non-Functional Requirement« by Maximilian Köhl, Dimitri Bohlender, Kevin Baum, Markus Langer, Daniel Oster, and Timo Speith has been accepted for the 27th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference at Jeju Island, South Korea (23th to 27th September).

Delivering EIS to the Broad Public II

Kevin Baum continues to deliver insights from our project to the broad public in four non-scientific talks this month alone. The second two are taking place this week. On June 24, Kevin will give a talk on the ethical dimensions of algorithms used to predict remaining lifetime and premature deaths at the Hospizgespräche of the […]

Delivering EIS to the Broad Public

Kevin Baum will deliver fresh insights from our project to the broad public in four non-scientific talks this month alone. The first two are taking place next week. On June 11, Kevin will give a talk on ethical aspects of the application of algorithms in health care and medical care at the 372th Saarlandic Conference […]

Felix Bräuer presented “Trusting Artificial Experts” at University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

In March 2019 Felix Bräuer (Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Saarland University) has given a talk on “Trusting Artificial Experts” at the workshop Epistemic Trust in the Epistemology of Expert Testimony (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg). In his talk, Felix Bräuer has discussed which notions of trust are and aren’t applicable to our dealings with artificial intelligent recommender […]

EIS at Saarland University’s Open Day

EIS is contributing two talks to Saarland University’s open day. Timo Speith (research assistant: Chair of Theoretical Philosophy) will give an introduction to the Dimensions of Machine Explainability (10 am, room HS 26, building B4 1). After that, Kevin Baum (research assistant: Chair of Practical Philosophy, Dependable Systems Group) will present current research regarding the […]

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