Frank van Harmelen

Frank van Harmelen is a professor in Knowledge Representation & Reasoning at the Department of Artificial Intelligence at the Free University of Amsterdam and director of the Hybrid Intelligence Centre. We talked to him about the latest developments in the field of cooperation between man and machine, i.e., between human and artificial intelligence. Why is it so crucial that humankind is at the center of such collaboration? And what does this collaboration look like in the future? “We have to let go of the idea that machine intelligence will eventually become like human intelligence. The two are very different, so we have to find out how these two can best strengthen each other.”

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