On the occasion of AER 2017 Autumn Plenaries, Committee 1 will host a debate on Artificial Intelligence. Proposed by Jean-Luc Vanraes, President of the AER Committee on Regional Developpement and Economy, the debate will aim to capture needs, challenges and remarquable practices from the regions. This will help to prepare the "Artificial intelligence: are regions up to the … [Read more...]
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In Nancy at the AER Committees' plenaries culture will be in the spotlight. We're asking the question: “is there a future for culture in the digital age?”. IT has been permeating all aspects of society. So what does this mean for culture? Will we get more, better, awful or awesome culture or will culture disappear altogether? Culture in the digital age Culture is a crucial … [Read more...]
Artificial what? Cognitive scientist Marvin L. Minsky, who is also a co-founder of the MIT AI Laboratory, defines artificial intelligence as “the science of making machines do things that would require intelligence if done by men”. The term artificial intelligence is therefore used when machines perform human-like cognitive functions such as learning, understanding, reasoning … [Read more...]