XMANAI partner spotlight – Politecnico di Milano Giacomo Tavola Name: Giacomo Tavola Job title: Technology Counselor Organisation: Politecnico di Milano Bio (1 paragraph): Giacomo Tavola (male) has a Degree in Electronic Engineering at Politecnico di Milano. He worked 25 years in ICT market for major ICT solution providers and hardware manufacturers. He has specific experience […]
Artificial Intelligence has a crucial role in the digital transformation roadmap of traditional manufacturing companies as if from one side it may bring great step improvement in several areas, on the other side it is probably the most difficult technology to be implemented in a sustainable way, due to the lack of knowledge and to the natural negative reaction to adoption that this type of technology generates in the involved people.
Fraunhofer FOKUS is the leader of the working package “Asset Management Bundles Methods and System Designs”. In this working package, management and sharing methods are defined and prototypically implemented for the assets. The assets mentioned are industrial data as well as AI models and analyses based on these data.
The XMANAI project is working to provide the tools to navigate the Artificial Intelligence (AI)’s “transparency paradox”, designing, developing and deploying a novel Explainable AI Platform powered by explainable AI models that inspire trust, augment human cognition and solve concrete manufacturing problems with value-based explanations.
XMANAI is one of the few European projects focusing on eXplainable Artificial Intelligence (XAI) methodology. However, XMANAI doesn’t use only XAI to analyze deeper and efficient the data but also introduces many other novel methodologies to provide better data insights. Have you ever listen about Graphical Neural Networks?
The field of explainable AI is thriving with interesting solutions, showing the potential to address almost any task in any given setting. This outburst of methods and models comes in response to interpretability being identified as one of the key factors for AI solutions to be trusted and widely deployed.
TXT is the coordinator of the project and the exploitation leader carrying inside XMANAI its competence about industry 4.0 from Industrial & Automotive business unit and the technical competence of an end-to-end Large Enterprise provider of consultancy, software services and solutions, supporting the digital transformation of customers’ products and core processes.
The key goal of XMANAI project is the Explainable Artificial Intelligence, a type of AI that aims to address how black box decisions of AI systems are made, inspecting and attempting to understand the steps and models involved in decision making to increase human trust.
Today there is high pressure on this industry to be as competitive as possible, in terms of automating processes, optimizing cycle times, reducing unwanted downtime and increasing quality among others. To achieve this process improvement many companies are evolving to what is called Industry 4.0 or Smart Factories.
Are we expecting a future where decisions will be made by machines and humans won’t have a say anymore? Do we think that in the next years Artificial Intelligence will be capable to make decisions more accurately than humans?