KompAKI: Competence center for work and artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is increasingly being used in software applications and has the potential to revolutionize the way we work. However, research regarding the impact of new technology on the workplace is often performed after said technology has already been developed and implemented. In KompAKI (Kompetenzzentrum für Arbeit und künstliche Intelligenz im Rhein-Main-Gebiet), the research consortium is researching new potential for human-centered AI applications and their business models.

The knowledge gained at the Competence Center will be validated in pilot projects with partner companies mainly from the production sector. All project results will be made available to the regional working world and university education through various information and transfer formats during the project period.

metaphacts is involved in central issues within the joint project, focusing on "cooperative artificial intelligence". The main characteristics of cooperative AI is that it should be possible for users without knowledge in the field of artificial intelligence to train learning systems ("Automated AI"), but also that learning systems can explain themselves ("Explainable AI") and adapt through interaction with the user ("Interactive AI"). Specifically, metaphacts' goal is to develop methods for cooperative AI using knowledge graphs that provide explanation components and support the creation of new interfaces for non-expert users to interact with knowledge-based intelligent systems.

This project is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).