What Can Robots and Economics Teach Us About Humanity?
Monday, May 19, 2014
While we may think of our intelligence and ability to make choices as properties of the human brain, insights from the fields of artificial intelligence and economics paint a more complicated picture. Thoughts and actions arise from complex interactions among the brain, body, and environment — both physical and social. Rolf Pfeifer and Ernst Fehr, two of the world’s leading experts in artificial intelligence and behavioral economics, make a rare New York appearance to discuss their groundbreaking work.
*Reception to follow.
Science Writer, The New Yorker
Ernst Fehr, PhD
Professor of Microeconomics and Experimental Economics, University of Zurich
Rolf Pfeifer, PhD
Professor of Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, University of Zurich
This event is free, but registration is required.
For additional science events that are part of the Zurich Meets New York Festival—including others being held at the New York Academy of Sciences with ETH Zurich on complex systems, cognitive computing, risk and resiliency, and big data—please visit the Zurich Meets New York events calendar.
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