Fachbereich Informatik

Iyad Rahwan

(Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin)
hosted by Krishna Gummadi

"Experiments in Machine Behavior: Cooperating with and through machines"

( MPI-SWS talk in Kooperation mit dem Fachbereich Informatik)

Human cooperation is fundamental to the success of our species. But emerging machine intelligence poses new challenges to human cooperation. This talk explores two interrelated problems: How can we humans cooperate *through* machines--that is, agree among ourselves on how machines should behave? And how can we cooperate *with* machines--that is, convince self-interested machines to cooperate with us. The talk will then propose an interdisciplinary agenda for understanding and improving our human-machine ecology.

Bio: Iyad Rahwan is a director of the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin, where he founded and directs the Center for Humans & Machines. He is also an honorary professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Technical University of Berlin. Until June 2020, he was an Associate Professor of Media Arts & Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). A native of Aleppo, Syria, Rahwan holds a PhD from the University of Melbourne, Australia.


Time: Wednesday, 11.11.2020, 15:00
Place: https://zoom.us/j/99600775577?pwd=b21ZcTUyU2Z0N1VUUTRpa3JQWllyUT09
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