The Journal of Personalization Research (UMUAI) has released a call for papers for a special issue on fair, accountable and transparent recommender systems. Nava Tintarev, member of the management team of the Delft Design for Values Institute (DDfV), is one of the guest editors for this issue. Its topic aligns well with the core DDfV research themes. Deadline for the submission of an extended abstract is 5 June 2019.
Delft University of Technology offers three positions for PhD students as part of the research project "Design for Changing Values: A Theory of Value Change in Sociotechnical Systems". The topics of the three PhD projects are energy systems, artificial intelligence and design strategies. The deadline for application is 12 November 2018.
TU Delft’s research program AiTech is recruiting 8 fully funded postdoctoral research positions in the field of meaningful human control of autonomous intelligent systems. Such systems include artificial intelligence (AI) in software (e.g. for recommendation, decision support and optimization), as well as embodied AI (e.g. robots, vehicles and intelligent devices). AI Tech believes that human control is key to counterbalance unforeseen and undesirable potential shortcomings of AI and robotics.
Technologies enabling the quantified self, mobile apps to share your location, social media, high-tech clothing and behavior-supporting technology such as smart homes: technologies are getting "closer" in our daily lives. A lecture by DDFV researcher Birna van Riemsdijk on the challenge of designing good 'intimate technologies' (IN DUTCH).
Cultural sensitivity will help, not only to avoid mismatches between designs and intended users, but it will also prove a great source of inspiration and opportunities for new product design. This course will show you how to do culture sensitive design!
Sharpen your business proposition by learning how to systematically integrate values (such as sustainability, safety, equity and privacy) into the design of new technologies or products in your organization. This will ensure a strategic win-win outcome for both society and your business.
Researchers at Delft University of Technology who are working on design for values are cordially invited to make use of this 2018 call for proposals for the “DDFV Open Subsidy”. The aim of this subsidy is to stimulate cooperation across groups towards more synergy and increase the visibility, awareness, [...]
In the academic year 2017-2018 Delft University of Technology explored the viability and relevance of a new research program on meeting the sustainable development goals through responsible innovation and design for values. The program consisted of fourteen short-term pilot projects and was made possibly by support from The Hague municipality. The pilot program closed with a stimulating symposium on 8 June 2018 in the Peace Palace in The Hague.
Self-driving cars are no longer science-fiction. Although many benefits are expected of automated driving systems (ADS), such as reducing congestion and less crashes, ethical concerns also arise. A responsible transition toward automated driving is desirable. In the project ‘Meaningful human control over automated driving systems’ dr. Filippo de Santoni de Sio contributes towards this transition by analyzing ethical issues concerning ADS.