Kevin Baum presents at Ergosign

On November 15, Kevin Baum and Eva Schmidt paid a visit to Ergosign, a company focused on designing software applications in a user-friendly way (based in Saarbrücken, Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart, and Zurich). EIS strives to develop a framework that tells us what explanations users and affected parties need, and in which context, to gain […]

EIS at the Volkswagen Foundation’s Kick-Off Symposium

On November 7 and 8, EIS members Kevin Baum, Holger Hermanns, Lena Kästner, and Eva Schmidt participated in the kick-off symposium for the Volkswagen Foundation’s funding initiative “AI and the Society of the Future”. We presented a poster giving an overview over our project and Holger introduced EIS in a five-minute lightning talk. It was […]

EIS Symposium at EuroCogSci 2019 in Bochum

The EIS team contributed an interdisciplinary symposium on “Explainable Intelligent Systems and the Trustworthiness of Artificial Experts” to the conference EuroCogSci, with Tina Feldkamp, Daniel Oster, Eva Schmidt, and Timo Speith as speakers. We used the symposium to give some of our junior researchers a chance to present in front of an international audience, and […]

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 […]

Eva Schmidt presents “Künstliche Intelligente Systeme: Vertrauen und Verstehen” at University of Zurich

On Monday, May 27, at 4:15 pm, Eva Schmidt will give a talk entitled “Künstliche Intelligente Systeme: Vertrauen und Verstehen”/”Artificial Intelligent Systems: Trust and Understanding” as part of a cycle of lectures on artificial intelligence organized by the philosophy students at the University of Zurich.

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