Detailed Programme

Killer Robots or Friendly Fridges: the Social Understanding of Artificial Intelligence

Prof Greg Michaelson (Heriot-Watt University)
Prof Ruth Aylett (Heriot-Watt University)

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Tuesday 7th April 2009

Time Session

8.30-09:00 8:30 Registration (Conference Centre Foyer)

08:45 Daily Announcements (James Watt Auditorium)

09:00-10:30 09:30 Welcome/Introduction

09:40 Heylen D. Technology in the Ambient Age: back to Nature

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-13:00 11:00 Lucas P. Usefulness of Simulating Social Phenomena

11:40 Ross P, Tomico O. Research-through-design for considering ethical implications in Ambient Intelligent system design: The Growth Plan approach

12:20 Vargas P, Ho W, Lim M, Enz S, Aylett R. To Forget or Not to Forget: Towards a Roboethical Memory Control

13:00-14:00 Lunch
(included in Registration fee)

14:00-15:30 14:00 Invited Talk: Dag Sverre Syrdal. He knows when you are sleeping - Privacy and the Personal Robot

14:40 Draude C. Who's Afraid of Virtual Humans?

15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

16:00-17:00 16:00 Bouchet F, Xuetao M, Sansonnet J. Impact of agent’s answers variability on its believability and human-likeness and consequent chatbot improvements

16:40 Riek L, Afzal S, Robinson P. Do Affect-Sensitive Machines Influence User Behavior?

End of Symposium

17:00-18:30 Dinner
(3 courses, available at venue at extra charge)

18:30-19:30 AISB Keynote Talk: Evolutionary Computation: The Future of Machine Intelligence by David Fogel

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