A Conversation with...Francesca Rossi: IEEE TechEthics

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Francesca Rossi is a professor of computer science at the University of Padova, Italy. Currently she is on leave at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Centre and was previously on sabbatical at Harvard with a Radcliffe fellowship. She has been president of the international association for constraint programming (ACP) and of IJCAI. She is an executive councilor of AAAI and co-chair of the AAAI committee on AI and ethics. Her research interests focus on artificial intelligence, specifically constraint reasoning, preferences, multi-agent systems, and computational social choice. In recent years she has expanded her interest to include ethical issues in the development and behaviour of AI systems, in particular for decision support systems for group decision making. She has published over 160 articles in international journals and proceedings of international conferences or workshops, and as book chapters.

Recorded at Conversations on Ethical and Social Implications of Artificial Intelligence: An IEEE TechEthics™ Event, held on 29 August 2016 in The Hague, Netherlands (in conjunction with the European Conference on Artificial Intelligence - ECAI 2016).

Francesca Rossi is a professor of computer science at the University of Padova, Italy. Currently she is on leave at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Centre and was previously on sabbatical at Harvard with a Radcliffe fellowship. She has been president of the international association for constraint programming (ACP) and of IJCAI. She is an executive councilor of AAAI and co-chair of the AAAI committee on AI and ethics. Her research interests focus on artificial intelligence, specifically constraint reasoning, preferences, multi-agent systems, and computational social choice. In recent years she has expanded her interest to include ethical issues in the development and behaviour of AI systems, in particular for decision support systems for group decision making. She has published over 160 articles in international journals and proceedings of international conferences or workshops, and as book chapters.

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