UCC professor appointed to board of global group for artificial intelligence

A Cork-based professor has become the first Irishman to be elected to the board of the main global body for artificial intelligence. Barry O’Sullivan: Appointed to European Association for AI. Prof Barry O’Sullivan, who is director of the Insight Centre for Data Analytics in University College Cork, has been elected as deputy president of the European Association for Artificial Intelligence. The organisation has more than 4,500 members across over 30 countries, having been established in 1982. It seeks to research and promote the study and application of AI. In assuming his role, Prof O’Sullivan said the organisation needs to do more to become central to the discussions about the responsibilities and ethical issues associated with the technology. He said while many people believe that the application of AI is still…


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