Meet the team behind European AI

Artificial Intelligence is made by us humans, European researchers and citizens, who care deeply about the future of AI in Europe and its use for the benefit of all Europeans. The researchers in HumaneAI are coming from 12 European member states, 35 institutions across many scientific disciplines and several AI communities. Therefore, we want to present each person involved in the designing of our Human-Centered approach for a better future research in European AI.

Paul Lukowicz, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence

My blue sky project for AI in Europe would be developing blue sky technology that could at a certain stage interact with humans in a social context in such a way that people would accept it as an equal and helpful partner

Viviana Gropengiesser, German Entrepreneurship GmbH

My bluesky project for AI in Europe would be to educate on all levels what opportunities we have and what is happening and bring people together to create something that everyone participated in or can participate in the future and change the future to something we all want to live in

Albrecht Schmidt, LMU Munich

My bluesky project for AI in Europe would be to integrate our abilities as humans to perceive, think and create with the technology and use AI as a tool to make us smarter, to perform things we couldn’t do before.

Helena Lindgren, Umeå University

My bluesky project for AI in Europe, for people, for society it would be to use cognitive tools for individuals is a system that can help individuals cope with everyday living and working, managing stress and everyday conflicts and interests in your daily life.

John Shawe-Taylor, University College London, UNESCO Chair in AI

My blue sky project for AI in Europe is to use its cultural diversity and create a collaborative set of experience that is bringing together very different communities but ones that respect and encourage that individuality in others.

Wendy Mackay, INRIA

My blue sky project for AI in Europe is to use AI in service of human beings and particularly in human creativity.

Holger Hoos, Leiden University

My blue sky project for AI in Europe is to automate to a large extent the development, customisation and deployment and running of AI.

Chiara Boldrini, National Research Council of Italy

My blue sky project for AI in Europe is to fix the problem of the lack of data.

James Crowley, Institut Polytechnique de Grenoble

My blue sky project for AI in Europe is to build systems that collaborate and understand people as individuals. That understand what they understand, to see what they see and to see what they don’t see, so that they can offer advice, assistance and services to help them be more effective.

Fosca Giannotti, Research ISTI-CNR

My blue sky project for AI in Europe is to have an AI and machine learning methods that always offers a human understandable explanation of the decisions they suggest, by taking the human in the loop and express such explanation in language that different kind of users may have depending by their context.

Philipp Slusallek, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence

My blue sky project for AI in Europe is the idea of modelling the world to create artificial synthetic scenes that incorporate  changes in human motion so we can train them into AI systems.

Virginia Dignum, Umeå University

My blue sky project for AI in Europe is designing optimal AI, meaning that AI is optimal for people and that is trustworthy, ethical, responsible and will take accountability and transparency into account.

Marko Grobelnik, Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, JSI

My blue sky projects for AI in Europe would be two, the first to predict future events in society and the other to create broad AI with common sense reasoning.

Catholijn Jonker, TU Delft

My blue sky project for AI in Europe is to create methods for mass deliberation to make sure that everyone that is part of our society can really understand what the debate is about, to work together and understand each other and form that point of view hopefully find new solutions to the problems our society faces.

Luc Steels, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

My blue sky project would be to bring together the people in Europe who work in arts, design and architecture who actually have a tradition of building human centred technologies or objects, and apply that to designing AI.

Samuel Kaski, Finnish Centre for Artificial Intelligence

My blue sky project for AI in Europe is to have a machine, an AI that is able to assist humans in design. By design I mean as in artistic design but also designing of engineering systems, traffic systems, designing which drugs to give people based on what has been measured of the people, etc.

Michael Klein, VU University Amsterdam

My blue sky project for AI in Europe is to have an integrated framework where we combine all the knowledge and technologies that we have to understand what people are doing and why.

Alípio Jorge, University of Porto

My blue sky project for AI in Europe is to finding ways of discovering semantics and actually understanding what text and words say.

Felix Schoppa, German Entrepreneurship GmbH

My blue sky idea would be using AI for VR and AR applications to educate people all over the world to make them empathise in situations that happen in other parts of the world. To have a worldwide education system and to work towards people understanding people in different situations.

Raja Chatila, Sorbonne University

My blue sky project for AI in Europe is to make ai interact with the really world and understand how it can do that efficiently.

Davor Orlic, Knowledge 4 All Foundation

My bluesky project would be to connect all of the machine learning communities across the world into one, a sorts of “machine learners of the world unite” approach. This would mean to build on value but also to protect themselves from other players and play with other players, such as policy makers, etc.

Carles Sierra, Artificial Intelligence Research Institute

My blue sky project is to have people in control. I am not really willing to have let’s say people in the loop, but people in control.

Aart van Halteren, Philips, University of Amsterdam

My bluesky project would be to build this cognitive exoskeleton that would allow you to as a patient to really manage your health in a much better way than you would be able to do without it. Staying with your own personal values and be able to get the right support when you need.

Andrzej Nowak, University of Warsaw

My blue sky project for AI in Europe is to make humans better understand their environments, more capable of free choice, and more aware of their consequences.