[ 993AISO19 ] Subject AI and Society

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10,5 ECTS Accumulative subject examination M1 - Master's programme 1. year Computer Science Sepp Hochreiter Johannes Kepler University Linz
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Original study plan Master's programme Artificial Intelligence 2019W
Objectives This subject covers possible impacts and effects of AI and AI technology on society and on humanity in general. Students become aware of psychological and sociological effects of AI technology and of the problems and solutions of human-AI interactions.

A particular topic is the interplay between AI and law, where students learn the legal aspects of AI technology ranging from private to criminal law. Main aspects are data privacy and data security, warranties related to AI, the taxation of companies in the digital age, and the legal responsibility for damages caused by AI systems.

Subject The contents of this subject result from the contents of its courses.
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