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Autonomy and human-AI interaction

Manuela Veloso (Carnegie Mellon University)
9:15am–9:30am Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Location: Grand Ballroom
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 6 ratings)

Autonomy—consisting of extensive data processing, decision making and execution, and learning from experience—creates the need for a new interaction between humans and AI. Manuela Veloso delves into the roles humans can have in such interactions, as well as the underlying challenges to AI, in particular in terms of collaboration and interpretability.

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Manuela Veloso

Carnegie Mellon University

Manuela M. Veloso is the Herbert A. Simon University Professor in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, where she is the head of the Machine Learning Department. Manuela’s research, undertaken with her students, focuses on artificial intelligence, particularly for a variety of autonomous robots, including mobile service robots and soccer robots. She is a fellow of the ACM, IEEE, AAAS, and AAAI and the author of numerous publications.