AAAI Publications, Thirty-First AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence

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Explaining Ourselves: Human-Aware Constraint Reasoning
Eugene C. Freuder

Last modified: 2017-02-12


Human-aware AI is increasingly important as AI becomes more powerful and ubiquitous. A good foundation for human-awareness should enable ourselves and our "AIs" to "explain ourselves" naturally to each other. Constraint reasoning offers particular opportunities and challenges in this regard. This paper takes note of the history of work in this area and encourages increased attention, laying out a rough research agenda.


constraint programming; constraint satisfaction; explanation; human-aware artificial intelligence

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