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Explainable AI: The Next Stage of Human-Machine Collaboration

December 21, 2018

Some AI-based services and tasks today are relatively trivial – such as a song recommendation on a streaming music platform. However, AI is playing an expanding role in other areas with far greater human impact. Imagine you’re a doctor using AI-enabled sensors to examine a patient, and the system comes up with a diagnosis demanding urgent invasive treatment. In situations such as this, an AI-driven decision on its own is not enough. We also need to know the reasons and rationale behind it. In other words, the AI has to “explain” itself, by opening up its reasoning to human scrutiny. Click here for more information from Accenture.