ACM Special Interest Group on Artificial Intelligence

We promote and support the growth and application of AI principles and techniques throughout computing

VOLUME 5, ISSUE 2, 2019

Full issue

Opinion
Welcome to AI Matters 5(2)
Welcome and Summary – by Amy McGovern, co-editor & Iolanda Leite, co-editor

Spotlight
AI Profiles: An Interview with Leslie Kaelbling
Interview with Leslie Kaelbling – by Marion Neumann

Event Reports
Events
Upcoming AI events – by Michael Rovatsos

AI Education
AI Education Matters: Data Science and Machine Learning with Magic: The Gathering
Data Science and Machine Learning with Magic: The Gathering – by Todd W. Neller

AI Policy
AI Policy Matters
Policy issues relevant to SIGAI – by Larry Medsker

Paper Précis
Beyond Transparency: A Proposed Framework for Accountability in Decision-Making AI Systems
Winning essay from the 2018 ACM SIGAI Student Essay Contest – by Janelle Berscheid & Francois Roewer-Despres

Paper Précis
Context-conscious fairness in using machine learning to make decisions
Winning essay from the 2018 ACM SIGAI Student Essay Contest – by Michelle Seng Ah Lee

Paper Précis
The Scales of (Algorithmic) Justice: Tradeoffs and Remedies
Winning essay from the 2018 ACM SIGAI Student Essay Contest – by Matthew Sun & Marissa Gerc

Paper Précis
What Metrics Should We Use To Measure Commercial AI?
Metrics for commercial AI – by Cameron Hughes & Tracey Hughes

Humor
Crosswords
AI generated Crosswords – by Adi Botea

AI Matters is a quarterly newsletter of the ACM Special Interest Group in Artificial Intelligence (SIGAI) that features ideas and announcements of interest to the AI community. AI Matters is archived and made available in the ACM Digital Library. In addition, the newsletter is also emailed to SIGAI members and made publicly available on the SIGAI Website.

AI Matters

Editor-In-Chief:

  • Iolanda Leite, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
  • Anuj Karpatne, Virginia Tech
  • Ziyu Yao, George Mason University

Editorial Board:

  • Sanmay Das, George Mason University
  • Alexei Efros, University of California at Berkeley
  • Susan L. Epstein, The City University of New York
  • Yolanda Gil, University of Southern California
  • Doug Lange, SPAWAR Systems Center, US Navy
  • Kiri Wagstaff, JPL/Caltech
  • Xiaojin (Jerry) Zhu, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Nicholas Mattei, Tulane University

Editor emerita:

  • Kiri Wagstaff, JPL/Caltech (founding Editor-In-Chief)
  • Eric Eaton, University of Pennsylvania
  • Amy McGovern, University of Oklahoma