New Blood for EIS

At the beginning of this month, Daniel Oster submitted his master’s thesis entitled “Explanation Requirements Concerning Artificial Systems – How to Transmit Transparency from Designer Side to Non-Designer Side”. Shortly thereafter, it was confirmed that Daniel has passed his thesis with success. He will henceforth support EIS as a full-fledged collaborator, and not just as […]

Predictive Policing: Andreas Sesing at the Filmhaus Saarbrücken

Software predicting when and where a crime is about to be committed: What may sound like a scenario from science fiction in the style of ”Minority Report” has in the meantime become reality in cities such as Chicago, London or Munich. And whether we are dangerous subjects is already being decided by computers these days. […]

EIS at the 20th Fall Academy of the German Foundation for Law and Computer Science

Kevin Baum and Andreas Sesing will partake in the 20th Fall Academy of the German Foundation for Law and Computer Science (DSRI). Their paper on ”Requirements for the Explainability of Machine-aided Decisions” (”Anforderungen an die Erklärbarkeit maschinengestützter Entscheidungen”) was accepted. The Fall Academy is taking place in Bremen between September 11 and September 14, 2019. […]

EIS goes Rome

Last week, Timo Speith, Felix Bräuer, and Markus Langer from the EIS team presented the Panel “Explainable Intelligent Systems and the Trustworthiness of Artificial Experts” at the 9th International Conference on Information Law and Ethics in Rome. In the course of the project, we are going to present this panel a total of three times, […]

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 […]

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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