AI News


29 June 2018

The ICAPS'18 and the CPAIOR'18 conference at the TU Delft have been a great success

The International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS) 2018 and the International Conference on Integration of AI and OR Techniques in Constraint Programming for Combinatorial Optimization Problems (CPAIOR) 2018 in Delft have been a great success. Thanks to everyone who helped us!

30 April 2018

Virginia Dignum in Politico about AI Ethics

Europe’s secret weapon in the race against the U.S. and China on artificial intelligence is … ethics. The EU Commission wants to spell out how to preserve fundamental rights along with the rise of AI. One of the central goals in the EU strategy is to provide customers with insight into the systems. Virginia Dignum, an AI researcher at the Delft University of Technology, said “transparency of AI is more than just making the algorithm transparent,” adding that companies should also have to disclose details such as which data was used to train their algorithms, which data are used to make decisions, how this data was collected, or at which point in the process humans were involved in the decision-making process.

15 December 2017

Virginia Dignum in De Ingenieur over gedragscode voor robots

Bij het eind van het jaar horen lijstjes en daar doen wij bij De Ingenieur graag aan mee. Hier zijn de veertien belangrijkste technologische doorbraken van Nederlandse origine die wij zien aankomen in 2018. Het aantal toegekende wereldbolletjes geeft hun (geschatte) maatschappelijke impact aan. Een gedragscode voor robots scoort hoog en is van groot belang volgens Virgina Dignum.

18 October 2017

Aimee van Wynsberghe op BBC News over Robotics

Virtual waiters and waitresses, self-service checkouts and robot orchestra conductors: love it or hate it, automation, artificial intelligence and robotics are here to stay. But will these technological advances - be it in the office or the factory - affect the working life of men and women equally?

06 March 2017

Jeroen van den Hoven & Dirk Helbing in Scientific American: Will Democracy Survive Big Data and Artificial Intelligence?

We are in the middle of a technological upheaval that will transform the way society is organized. We must make the right decisions now.