Humainer AI proposal awarded

07 December 2020

The proposal ‘a HUman and Mathematical Approach to Implementing and Navigating Explainable and Responsible AI  (HUMAINER AI)‘ from Paola Grosso has been awarded in the NWO multidisciplinary call for Artificial Intelligence Responsible Use.

“In HumainerAI we will address the challenge of trustworthy AI implementation. We focus on the impact of computational, governance related and behavioural aspects for the acceptance of AI by end users. We collaborate with the Belastingdienst and KPMG to test our research results in a use case related to the provisioning of VAT numbers.”

The project is a collaboration between IvIdr. Paola Grosso (PI), prof. Tom van Engers (co-PI)  and the Amsterdam Business School: prof. Marc Salomon (co-PI). Prof. Sander Klous and dr.  Giovanni Sileno from IvI and dr. Andrea Weihrauch from ABS have had a big role in the preparation and will heavily contribute in the actual research.

The total project budget (euros) is roughly around 650K, with 500K subsidy from NWO and the rest cash and in-kind from the partners (KPMG and Belastingdienst). The project will fund one postdoc at IvI and two PhDs (one fully at the ABS, one at IvI).