Poland Lectures Series

I am excited to be heading to Warsaw University of Technologand Catholic University of Lublin next week for a series of Lectures on Philosophy of Computing. Here the current schedule:

WUT – 19/11/19, 8.30 – 10.00
Miscomputations and Malware

WUT – 19/11/19, 17.15 – 18.45
On Computational Hypotheses and Computational Experiments

WUT – 20/11/19, 16.15 – 17.45
Information in the Philosophy of Computer Science

WUT – 21/11/19, 12.15 – 13.45
On the Foundations of Computing

Lublin – 22/11/19, 10.15-11.15
Information, Validity and Correctness in Computing

Also a great occasion to promote the book which will have just appeared https://lnkd.in/eP92x9u

New Paper on Trust

A new paper with Davide Ceolin (CWI Amsterdam) titled “A Granular Approach to Source Trustworthiness for Negative Trust Assessment” has been published in the Proceedings of the XIII Trust Management Conference. Available here.

New Project funded on Explainable AI

The Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS-KNAW) will fund a 2020-21 Theme Group fellowship for the project “Accountability in medical autonomous expert systems: ethical and epistemological challenges for explainable AI”. The group comprises Juan M. Durán (PI), Dino Pedreschi, Emily Sullivan, Karin Jongsma and myself.
#fellowship #accountability #explainableai

New Edited Volume on the History and Philosophy of Programming Systems.

L. de Mol, G. Primiero (eds.), Reflections on Programming Systems – Historical and Philosophical Aspects, Philosophical Studies Series, Springer , 2018.

It includes a co-authored Chapter

Arif R., Mori E., Primiero G. (2018) Validity and Correctness Before the OS: the Case of LEO I and LEO II. In: De Mol L., Primiero G. (eds) Reflections on Programming Systems. Philosophical Studies Series, vol 133. Springer, Cham

New Paper in Minds & Machines

G. Primiero, A Minimalist Epistemology for Agent‑Based Simulations in the Artificial Sciences, Minds & Machines. (2019).

Link:  http://em.rdcu.be/