Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HCAI) is an emerging field of artificial intelligence (AI) research and development focusing on creating AI systems prioritizing human needs and values. Unlike traditional AI systems that are designed to optimize for specific tasks or goals, HCAI aims to create systems that are more user-friendly, trustworthy, and ethical.
The primary commitment of HCAI is to understand and incorporate human perspectives and values into the design and development process. This involves collaborating closely with end-users and stakeholders to identify their needs, preferences, and concerns and using this information for the guided development of AI systems that are more aligned with their goals and values.
One of the key challenges of HCAI is developing AI systems that are transparent, explainable, and accountable. This requires developing new methods and tools for analyzing and interpreting the behavior of AI systems and new approaches to designing and implementing algorithms that are more interpretable and less prone to bias or other ethical concerns.
HCAI represents a promising new direction for AI research and development, which can create more human-centered and socially responsible AI systems.