Artificial Intelligence and Society

public talk at International Children Content Right Fair (ICCRF), Chiangmai, Thailand, 6-9 December 2017.

Prabhas Chongstitvatana
Chulalongkorn University

Artificial Intelligence is on upswing.  It is the technique used to make computers think like human.  It gave a "smart" to a machine.  The implication is that machines can take a lot of jobs from human.  However, with new kind of application machines can do, a lot of new jobs will be create.  This talk aims to explain what is AI and how it works to general public.  The talk will explore the future of society that relies on machines with AI.  Many successful projects that use AI to a benefit of society will be explored.  The danger of intelligent machines of the future will also be discussed.


Prabhas Chongstitvatana is a professor in the department of computer engineering, Chulalongkorn University. He earned B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering from Kasetsart University, Thailand in 1980 and Ph.D. from the department of artificial intelligence, Edinburgh University, U.K. in 1992. His research involves robotics, evolutionary computation, computer architecture, bioinformatics.  He is a lifetime member of Thailand Engineering Institute, senior member of Thai Academy of Science and Technology, senior adviser of Thai Robotics Society, founding member of Thai Embedded System Association and IEEE Robotics and Automation Society.  He has been awarded "National Distinguished Researcher" by National Research Council of Thailand in 2009.