Digital Media Lab Blog

May 29, 2019 AI Ethics in Predictive Policing – DML@MCTS Public Lecture by Peter Asaro Predictive Policing is one of the paradigms of algorithmically enhanced statistical modelling. But is it also successful in preventing future crimes? Might other, less data-driven and more care-oriented approaches be a viable alternative? These questions were discussed by Peter Asaro in his well-attended – and well-received – evening lecture on 25 April, 2019. It was the second instalment of an interdisciplinary lecture series on topics in contemporary AI organised by the Digital Media Lab.
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Von: Hajo Greif Tags:  AI, Philosophy, Law, Machine Learning Kategorien:  Updates, Blog, Science, Events, Research, Science, Theory
March 12, 2019 The Comparative Psychology of Artificial Intelligence – DML@MCTS Public Lecture by Cameron Buckner What is the philosophical novelty of Deep Neural Networks (DNNs)? What distinguishes them from classical approaches in Artificial Intelligence (AI)? To what extent may DNNs serve as models of human cognition? What is their bearing on questions of transparency and explainability in AI? These questions were discussed by Cameron Buckner in his well-attended – and well-received – evening lecture on 1 March, 2019. It was the first instalment of an interdisciplinary...
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Von: Hajo Greif Tags:  AI, Transparency, Philosophy, Software, Theory Kategorien:  Updates, Blog, Science, Events, Research, Theory
February 27, 2019 Making Deep Neural Networks Transparent What are fair comparisons between the performances of Deep Neural Networks and the cognitive accomplishments of human beings and animals? Which idealizations and simplifications are permissible, and what are the possible limitations of DNNs with respect to...
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Von: Hajo Greif Tags:  Epistemology, AI, Philosophy Kategorien:  Updates, Events
November 3, 2017 Artifical Intelligence, Machine Learning & Deep Neural Networks – Meeting the MIT Media Lab Attending the 4S in Boston, we also had time to visit the city and its unique research institutes. Andrea used the time to revisit her former colleagues at the Action Lab (Northeastern University), where she stayed during a research internship in 2010. Amir Farjadian, a former colleague, is now working on models for...
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Von: Andrea Geipel Tags:  AI, Conference Report, 4S Kategorien:  Allgemein, Blog, Conference Appearances