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12 humanities and social science projects in AI and autonomous systems receive funding

Digitization, automation, and artificial intelligence will mean great opportunities and bring about changes both for society as a whole and for individuals. Opportunities and changes that are important...

11 new positions as assistant professors within WASP-HS

The national research program The Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software Program – Humanities and Society (WASP-HS) expands its contribution to the humanities and social sciences research for...

Virginia Dignum elected to the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences

Virginia Dignum, Program director of WASP-HS, is one of the top names as the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) strengthens its competence and know-how when 42...

New article on Social Science perspectives on AI

Amanda Lagerkvist, project leader in WASP-HS and Professor of Media and Communication Studies at Uppsala University, has published a theoretical article in the Journal of Digital Social Research...

Travelling algorithms addressed in seminar

How do ideas and algorithms travel between settings, organizations, and geographical regions? That is one of the questions addressed in a seminar co-organized by Francis Lee, Chalmers University...

New anthology analyses ethical and trustworthy AI in EU

The European approach to artificial intelligence (AI) points to ethical considerations, human control and trustworthiness as its core tenets. But how clearly is this approach reflected in the...

What kind of human-centric robotics do we need?

Professor Ginevra Castellano, Uppsala University, and co-project leader of a WASP-HS project, has given a keynote talk at the 8th International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction (HAI). The title...

Great interest in conference on AI for humanity and society

On November 18, AI for Humanity and Society 2020, an online conference on humanity and societal aspects on artificial intelligence and autonomous systems, was organized by WASP-HS. Nearly...