• Jean-Gabriel GANASCIA

    Philosopher

    Sorbonne University

    France

    Trained as an engineer and e philosopher, Jean-Gabriel Ganascia turned to artificial intelligence. He obtained a Ph.D. on Knowledge-Based Systems in 1983 then a Thèse d'État on Symbolic Machine Learning in 1987, both at the University of Paris-Saclay. He is Professor Emeritus at Sorbonne University, where he continues his research in artificial intelligence at LIP6. His current research activities focus on the literary aspects of Digital Humanities, Computational Philosophy and the ethics of the digital. He is a Fellow of the EurAI (European Association for Artificial Intelligence). He is also the Chairman of the Steering Committee of the CHEC (Cycle des Hautes Études de la Culture), which is a higher education program designed is to provide top civil servants with a thorough grounding in current cultural policies and challenges, the Chairman of the Ethics Committee of “France Travail”, the French National Employment Agency and the Chairman of the AFAS (“Association Française pour l’Avancement des Sciences”) that is one of the oldest scientific societies. He has also been the Chairman of the Ethics Committee of the CNRS (COMETS) between 2016 and 2021.

    During his career, he has published more than 500 articles mostly in English in conference proceedings, books and scientific journals. He is also the author of a dozen books for the general public, the latest of which, entitled “Servitudes virtuelles”, has been published by Éditions du Seuil in March 2022.

     
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