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Shaping Artificial Intelligence according to the needs of society

Self-learning systems are the next step in the process of digital transformation. Advances in Artificial Intelligence enable machines, robots and software systems to accomplish increasingly complex tasks. As a result, industry and society will change. In order to design self-learning systems according to the needs of humans and society the Plattform Lernende Systeme brings together leading expertise from science, industry and society and connects discern perspectives and interests. In thematically distinguished interdisciplinary working groups, they discuss technological, economic and social questions on the development and introduction of self-learning systems. From the results they conclude scenarios, recommendations, guidelines or roadmaps. [read more]

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Looking ahead

Where are AI technologies heading? How does the world of work need to be organised for humans and AI to collaborate effectively in the future? And what other issues need to be clarified, for example with regard to law, mobility and health? Members of Plattform Lernende Systeme address these questions in our “Looking to the future” series

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AI expertise

Plattform Lernende Systeme isn’t just a place for sharing information and ideas – it also brings together the available know-how on all aspects of artificial intelligence. Besides the latest developments, images and videos, the News section also offers comments by platform members, a bibliography of relevant studies and publications and a glossary.

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How we work

The Plattform Lernende Systeme links some 200 experts from science, industry and society. From the results of their discussions they develop visions, scenarios and options for action or the responsible use of Artificial Intelligence.

Key points for a national AI strategy

How is the Federal German Government looking to shape research, development and the use of artificial intelligence in future? The key points for a national AI strategy were presented in Cabinet in July 2018. Comments on this from German Federal Minister Anja Karliczek, co-chair of Plattform Lernende Systeme (in German).


Change to joint leadership: Karl-Heinz Streibich joins the leadership team at Plattform Lernende Systeme

Dieter Spath, President of acatech – the German National Academy of Science and Engineering, is stepping down from his position as Co-Chair of Plattform Lernende Systeme, to be succeeded by Karl-Heinz Streibich, who has been at the helm of the Academy alongside Spath since May 2018.

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