Category Archives: Artificial Intelligence

What Humans Lose When We Let AI Decide

“It’s been more than 50 years since HAL, the malevolent computer in the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey, first terrified audiences by turning against the astronauts he was supposed to protect. That cinematic moment captures what many of us still fear … Continue reading

Posted in Artificial Intelligence, Trends | Leave a comment

Augmented BPMS: A Research Manifesto

A group of researchers (many of whom are associated with Declarative AI and indirectly with DecisionCAMP) just published the manifesto “Augmented Business Process Management Systems“: “While traditional BPMSs encode pre-defined flows and rules, an ABPMS augmented by AI is able … Continue reading

Posted in Artificial Intelligence, BPM, Business Processes, Business Rules, Case Management, Innovation, Reasoning | Leave a comment

Again about AI understanding

On Dec-2021 Melanie Mitchell published “What Does It Mean for AI to Understand“: “Remember IBM’s Watson, the AI Jeopardy! champion? A 2010 promotion proclaimed, “Watson understands natural language with all its ambiguity and complexity.” However, as we saw when Watson subsequently failed spectacularly in … Continue reading

Posted in Artificial Intelligence, Human-Machine Interaction, Knowledge Representation, Natural Language Processing | Leave a comment

Guiding mathematical intuition with AI

It is clear that intuition plays an important role in elite performance in many human pursuits. In this work the authors demonstrate a framework for mathematicians to use machine learning that has led to mathematical insight across two distinct disciplines: … Continue reading

Posted in Artificial Intelligence, Human-Machine Interaction | Leave a comment

Machine Learning vs. Knowledge Acquisition

Posted in Artificial Intelligence, Knowledge Representation, Machine Learning | Leave a comment

AI Finally Won an Elite Crossword Tournament

Checkers, backgammon, chess, Go, poker, and other games have witnessed the machines’ invasions, falling one by one to dominant A.I.s. Now crosswords have joined them. “Dr. Fill” algorithm wasn’t perfect; it finished the tournament with three errors. But its blazing speed—most puzzles … Continue reading

Posted in Artificial Intelligence, Games | Leave a comment

The European approach to trustworthy AI

On April 21 the European Commission proposed new rules and actions aiming to turn Europe into the global hub for trustworthy Artificial Intelligence (AI). The combination of the first-ever legal framework on AI and a new Coordinated Plan with Member States will guarantee the … Continue reading

Posted in Artificial Intelligence, Standards | Leave a comment

This robot taught itself to walk

A pair of robot legs called Cassie has been taught to walk using reinforcement learning, the training technique that teaches AIs complex behavior via trial and error. The two-legged robot learned a range of movements from scratch, including walking in a crouch and … Continue reading

Posted in Artificial Intelligence | Leave a comment

Why a YouTube Chat About Chess Got Flagged for Hate Speech

This WIRED article talks about shortcomings in AI programs designed to automatically detect hate speech, abuse, and misinformation online. When WIRED fed some of statements gathered by the CMU researchers into two hate-speech classifiers, the statement “White’s attack on black is … Continue reading

Posted in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing | Leave a comment

Oracle Forms New Cloud and AI Organization

Oracle has formed a new organization, focused on the cloud and AI. Oracle has been making significant headway in the cloud market, although it still lags behind market leaders AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud. Nonetheless, the company is doubling down … Continue reading

Posted in Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Platforms | Leave a comment