Cognitive AI & Cobots - Introduction to the Special Theme
by Theodore Patkos (ICS-FORTH) and Zsolt Viharos (SZTAKI)
The wave of popularity of modern Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems is creating well-justified expectations that its application to diverse domains will lead to even bigger advancements in the future. At the same time, there is an open debate in the research community regarding the limitations of existing methods, and whether the current success can scale up to a broader spectrum of problems than those current AI is focusing on. Especially considering that modern intelligent systems are affecting our everyday lives at an increasing pace, the request for future intelligent machines is to exhibit capabilities that are not only effective, but also closer to human intuition and intellect.