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Algorithm Exploitation: Humans are keen to exploit benevolent AI

Speaker: Ophelia Deroy, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich
Date: Tuesday, 19 October, 2021 at 3pm 

Venue: https://mpib-berlin.webex.com/mpib-berlin-de/j.php?MTID=m80138162290d061c536d3d475b08c694 
Meeting: 2741 939 7039
Password: dWsNxUtM434

 

Abstract:

We cooperate with other people despite the risk of being exploited or hurt. If future artificial intelligence (AI) systems are benevolent and cooperative toward us, what will we do in return? In this talk, I will report on our findings from classic social dilemma economic games and a newly designed game of Reciprocity, showing that our cooperative dispositions are weaker when we interact with AI.

 

I will discuss new questions and developments which have followed our initial project - one, regarding the relevance & limits of game-theory for studying social interactions with AI, and the second, regarding the cross-cultural and psychological dimensions to take into account.

 

Ophelia Deroy

Ophelia Deroy holds the Chair for Philosophy of Mind and Neuroscience, at the LMU in Munich, and is the director of the Center for Research in Experimental Aesthetics, Technology and Engineering at the University of London. She is interested in non-verbal interactions, notably between humans and AI agents, and leads an interdisciplinary research group with cognitive neuroscientists, computational scientists and philosophers.

 

 

 



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