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Course

AI Fundamentals and Limitations

3 ECTS

Date: April 23-25

Location: Linköping

Examination: Mandatory student presentations, active participation in seminar discussions, and coursework.

Course coodinator(s): Tom Ziemke

Registration: Before February 29

The course addresses fundamentals and limitations of AI and robotics, with a focus on human interaction with technologies such as social robots, automated vehicles, chatbots, etc. The course combines background literature on different interdisciplinary perspectives with recent articles on current research issues and debates of societal relevance (e.g., automated vehicles, explainable AI, transparency, trust).

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course the students will be able to:

  • demonstrate familiarity with different theories and perspectives relevant to understanding the promises and limitations of artificial intelligence and robotics, in particular human interaction with technologies such as social robots, automated vehicles, chatbots, etc.

Course Literature

Zweig, K. (2022). Awkward Intelligence –Where AI goes wrong, why it matters, and what we can do about it. MIT Press.

Aylett, R. & Vargas, P. (2021). Living with Robots – What Every Anxious Human Needs to Know. MIT Press.

Bainbridge, L.  (1983). Ironies of Automation. Automatica, 19(6): 775–779. DOI:10.1016/0005-1098(83)90046-8.

Endsley, M. (2023). Ironies of Artificial Intelligence, Ergonomics, 6:1–13. DOI: 10.1080/00140139.2023.2243404

Additional literature to be added.

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