Ongoing

Doctoral Students

Projects

  • Better Video workows via Real - Time Collaboration and AI - Techniques in TV and New Media. Funded by The Research Council of Norway. Type of project: User-driven Research based Innovation (BIA). Grant: NOK 8.4 million. Role: main supervisor of one of the two doctoral students hired on this project.
  • The Machine Ethics Challenge to Artificial Intelligence and Society. Funded by the Strategic Programme for International Research Collaboration of the Univeristy of Bergen. Grant: NOK 75.000. Role: PI. The grant will support the establishment of a highly interdisciplinary international network of collaborators on the topic of machine ethics.

Past

Projects

  • Issues of Machine Ethics in Modern Journalism. Funded by The Research Council of Norway. Type of project: SAMKUL – Research Programme on the Cultural Conditions Underlying Social Change. Grant: NOK 300.000. Additional funds (NOK 25.000) for event organisation were provuded by the Bergen University Fund Role: PI. The purpose of the funding is the preparation of a research project for a Europian Reseach Commission call. Two workshops were held in bergen with project partners, resulting with a project proposal for the Call: H2020-FETOPEN-2018-2020 (FET Open – Novel ideas for radically new technologies). The title of the submited project is Building a Moral AI Editor in Chief (MAIC): a ‘spam filter’ for your news. in partnership with: London School of Economics and Political Science, Radboud University, Tilburg University, Vrije University Amsterdam, University of Copenhagen, University of Stavanger, and Western Norway University of Applied Sciences.

  • Social networks and AI. Funded by the Strategic Programme for International Research Collaboration of the Univeristy of Bergen. Grant: NOK 100.000. Role: PI. The aim of the grant was to establish an interdisciplinary, international research network that engages in developing the interdisciplinary research area of computational social influence which cross-breeds social network analysis with artificial intelligence (AI). The network focused on developing grant applications, doing joint research on the topic, disseminating results and organise events to support all of the listed activities. The cooperation resulted with four research papers.