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Wednesday February 26, 2020

Heaven or HAL: Human/Machine Compatibility in the Age of Machine Learning

Speaker: Brian Hilburn, Ph.D., Center for Human Performance Research, Netherlands

Would you accept a machine that appears to think exactly like you? Could you ever trust a computer to make deep, strategic decisions, such as your next dinner menu item? Or vacation destination? Or spouse? From the court room to the air traffic control room, computers are increasingly capable of performing the ‘thinking’ part of many jobs. Advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI) are forcing us to start considering fundamental questions regarding how advanced automation should be designed (should it mimic the human? Need it even be understandable to the human?), and how such automation might impact the human (with respect to trust, acceptance, usage, etc). This talk will review the author’s empirical research in this area, including review of three ongoing European Union research programs.

Location: Blue Heron Pines Golf Club 550 Country Club Dr, Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215

(609) 965-1800


Social Time: 6:00 PM
Dinner: 6:30 PM
Speaker Approx: 7:45 PM

MENU: Buffet style dinner

$15 Students

Reservations due by noon Tuesday, Feb 25

Joseph Burns 609-338-8789 (C)
Mike Konyak 609-280-8179 (C)

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