Third CAIR-UP Symposium on AI for Society
Computational and Philosophical Challenges of Artificial Intelligence
To be hosted by the Department of Philosophy, University of Johannesburg in collaboration with the Philosophy node of the Center for Artificial Intelligence Research (CAIR) at the University of Pretoria as part of their series of symposia on AI research and society.
Date: March 15, 2019
Keynote to be delivered by Prof Tshilidzi Marwala, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Johannesburg
Topics of contributions may include but are not limited to:
- The Computational Tractability of Ethics
- The Optimal Formalisation of Common Sense Situations for AI Applications
- Computational Neuroscience and Cognitive Modelling
- The Ethics of Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems
- Value alignment and AI safety
- Justice, Fairness and Transparency in AI systems
- The Moral and Social Implications of Social Robotics
Abstracts for talks of 20-30 minutes are invited. Abstracts of 500 words should be sent to the following email addresses: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com by 30 January 2019. Acceptance will be communicated by 15 February 2019. Note that there will be space for maximum 8 talks additional to the keynote.
NOTE: Proceedings from this symposium will be considered for a Special Issue with the Ethics and Information Technology journal.
Venue for the symposium is the Humanities Common Room, University of Johannesburg, APK (C-Ring 319).