EIS at the conference for industrial, organizational and economic psychology (AOW) 2019 in Braunschweig (September 26, 2019)

Last week, Lena Kästner and Markus Langer had the opportunity to present the topic Explainable Artificial Intelligence (XAI) and the idea behind our research project Explainable Intelligent Systems (EIS) to an attentive audience at the AOW 2019. A fascinating discussion was prompted, following the presentation of the two researchers and after having bridged the terminological […]

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 […]

EIS goes Rome: ICIL 2019

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, […]

EIS goes Cambridge

Last week, Kevin Baum, Lena Kästner, and Eva Schmidt from the EIS team presented the core ideas of our project at the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence in Cambridge. Our thanks go to our collaborator Rune Nyrup for inviting us to talk at his lunch seminar. We got some great questions and comments […]

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 […]

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.

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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