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 […]

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 […]

A retreat in the woods

EIS is a highly interdisciplinary research project. For this reason, we have been working hard on bridging the gap between different faculties. Until now, we have been doing this on a mainly theoretical level, including (but not limited to) attending weekly meetings, explaining our domain-specific jargons to each other and attending talks together. This time, […]

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