AI and argument technology expert Professor Chris Reed from the University of Dundee interviews Elena Musi, Lecturer in Artificial Intelligence and Communication at the University of Liverpool, on the subject of AI.
Elena is the academic lead for big data and digital inclusion at the Centre for Digital Humanities & Social Sciences and for Digital Research Methods at engage@liverpool. Elena joined the University of Liverpool in 2019 after a postdoc at the Data Science Institute (Columbia University) and after having been the language engineer for Amazon Alexa in Italian (Applied Modelling and Data Science team, Cambridge Mass.)
In this interview, Elena answers questions that include:
- Are we on the verge of an AI winter?
- Will conversational agents ever be able to reason?
- How can we build trustworthy conversational agents?