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Season nine: Robotics and AI

AI, explain yourself, S9E2

Can we trust artificial intelligence to make good decisions? The answer is a resounding maybe. More and more, society and individuals are entrusting AI to make potentially life-changing decisions. Rather than putting blind trust in the judgment of these remarkable systems, Alan Fern and a team of computer scientists want to reveal their reasoning processes.

Alan Fern Artificial intelligence systems are being entrusted with critical choices that can change lives. Alan Fern, a professor of computer science, wants them to explain themselves.

The beautiful music of robotics and AI, S9E1

How do you integrate ethics, policy, and practicality into the design of revolutionary robotics and artificial intelligence systems? Researchers Kagan Tumer and Tom Dietterich are collaborating to find out as they help lead the Oregon State Collaborative Robotics and Intelligent Systems Institute.

Kagan Tumer (left) and Tom Dietterich.

Professors Kagan Tumer (left) and Tom Dietterich discuss their research at the Collaborative Robotics and Intelligent Systems Institute.


Season eight: Health and safety

Season seven: Clean water

Season six: Student research

Season five: Partners in research part two

Season four: Partners in research

Season three: Environmental and human health

Season two: Engineering for inclusivity

Season one: Data science and engineering


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"Engineering Out Loud" is a production of the Oregon State University College of Engineering.


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