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Revision as of 12:48, 22 August 2016

The Artificial Intelligence and Society discussion group is an interdisciplinary group, set up to discuss the social and ethical implications of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Our members are drawn from several departments at the University of Otago, including Computer Science, Information Science, Philosophy, Law, Zoology, Linguistics, and HEDC (the Higher Education Development Centre).

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Our main current activity is a regular seminar series. Seminars are held on Fridays at 3:30pm in the Owheo Building, room G34. This page holds a record of the seminars that have taken place.

If you would like to be on the mailing list for these seminars, please contact Alistair Knott (alik at cs dot otago dot ac dot nz)

Contents

Introductory seminars

Seminars surveying the state of the art in AI, and prospects for the near future

Seminars introducing some frameworks for discussing AI technologies

Seminars on 'Strong AI'

Links