Category Archives: Human-Machine Interaction

AI’s Premier Award 2020 goes to Gene Freuder

The premier AI award, the IJCAI Research Excellence Award, this year goes to Professor Eugene C. Freuder. It is Gene Freuder who said: “We are in the business of helping computers help people make better decisions.” In 1997 in his … Continue reading

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Adding human reviews to machine learning applications

On April 24 Amazon announced the general availability of Augmented Artificial Intelligence (A2I), a fully managed service that makes it easy to add human review to machine learning predictions to improve model and application accuracy by continuously identifying and improving … Continue reading

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Building Decision Optimization Microservices

A new LinkedIn’s post “Building a complete cloud-based Decision Optimization Service” converts our April-2020 Challenge “Doctor Planning” to a complete decision optimization application called “Worker Scheduler“. It demonstrates that using modern cloud-based architecture and popular open-source tools such as JavaSolver, … Continue reading

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AI-Driven Decision Making

This HBR’s article “What AI-Driven Decision Making Looks Like” discusses the evolution of decision-making. Here are the stages: A decision-making model based on human judgement Data-supported decision making A decision-making that utilizes AI A decision-making that combines the power of … Continue reading

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Ethical Use of Artificial Intelligence

The topic of the Ethical Use of AI and Digital Decisioning came up many times during DecisionCAMP-2019 and BRAIN-2019 a week ago. Probably our readers would be interested to read this report “Ethical Use of Artificial Intelligence for Actuaries” written … Continue reading

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The first robot artist exhibition in Oxford

Described as “the world’s first ultra-realistic AI humanoid robot artist”, Ai-Da brings “a new voice” to the art world by opening her first solo exhibition of eight drawings, 20 paintings, four sculptures and two video works. Link

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Defining iPhone Rules for Real-Time Events

The new iPhone’s app called Shortcuts allows you to create a script that can be activated by pressing a button or using Siri. For example, you may say “Hey Siri, I’m getting pulled over.” The shortcut will then pause your … Continue reading

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CP-2019 Workshop on Progress Towards the Holy Grail

In 1997 in the paper “In Pursuit of the Holy Grail” Prof. Gene Freuder proposed that Constraint Programming was well-positioned to pursue the Holy Grail of computer science: the user simply states the problem and the computer solves it.  Twenty … Continue reading

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Beyond Chatbots: Hyper-Personalized, Intelligent Assistants

Peter Voss, CEO at Aigo.ai, published the article with this name in Forbes: “Recent years have seen a proliferation of chatbots and so called ‘personal assistants.’ These supposedly serve both the convenience of the user.. However, these bots often realize poor … Continue reading

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Everyone is supposed to be able to read and write code?

This article states: Coding is becoming an essential requirement for virtually every employee in a corporate environment. In an interview on LinkedIn, the former CEO of General Electric, Jeff Immelt, put it this way: “If you are joining the company in … Continue reading

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