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Is this the future of dialogue? The use and impact of chat GPT technologies in society is the subject of controversial debate. While some praise this development as groundbreaking, others see potential risks. In a new series of public talks organised by the Transregio ‘Constructing Explainability’ (TRR 318), two experts will present their research on this highly regarded topic.

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In the workshops of the Ö project, participants gain deeper insights into the exciting research topic. Under the guidance of Prof Dr Carsten Schulte and his team, they explored the five big ideas of artificial intelligence and learnt, for example, how artificial neural networks can be used to avoid collisions and control machine movements.

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The OWL Medical School’s showroom features high-tech assistance systems that make work easier for nursing staff, therapists, and doctors.

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Leading international researchers in the field of ethics of explainable AI will come together at Paderborn University in mid-May. The workshop "Ethics And Normativity of Explainable AI", organized by project B06 of the TRR 318, will take place from May 15 to 17.

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Two researchers from the Transregio are traveling to Poland from 2 to 4 May to take part in the Behavioural Dynamics in Social Interactions workshop. In Krakow, researchers from two sub-projects from the “A - Explaining” project area will present their research on adaptive explanatory dialogs.

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Dr. David Johnson is the leader of the new research group.

Bielefeld University is funding a new independent research group on explainable artificial intelligence and and its impact towards over-relying on AI-assisted decision-making for three years.

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Dimitry Mindlin, researcher in project B01.

A publication by Transregio researchers will be presented to an expert audience at the 46th International Conference on Software Engineering 2024 (ICSE 2024) in Lisbon.

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Nils Klowait, researcher in project Ö

A year ago, sociologist Nils Klowait asked ChatGPT to program a game. Among other things, this was intended to illustrate how ChatGPT could enable people without programming experience to master a range of technical tasks. Nils Klowait is now using the game for his research. In this interview, he reports on how he and his colleagues were able to present their initial results at the UCLA Co-Operative Action Lab.

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Researchers of Project A03 investigated how advice of a decision support system is accepted by users. The findings are now published.

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The second episode of the research podcast "Explaining Explainability" has been released.

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The European Union has introduced a comprehensive AI law that provides for far-reaching regulation of artificial intelligence. Commentaries from TRR members on this law...

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A lot of research progress, a second TRR 318 conference and much more happened at TRR this year, take a look at our short 2023 recap.

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For the second time, TRR 318 opened its doors and invited international scholars to discuss research on explanation and artificial intelligence. A conference in pictures...

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A new publication in the journal "Frontiers in Robotics and AI" promises interesting results in the field of human-robot interaction.

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This newsletter focuses on this year's 2nd TRR conference "Measuring Understanding", which took place on November 6-7 at Paderborn University.

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