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Wiebke Hutiri

TU Delft

"Towards Trustworthy Edge Intelligence: Insights from Voice-Activated Services"

Friday November 04, 2022 10:00 AM
Location: Zoom, EB2 NCSU Centennial Campus
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Abstract: In an age of surveillance capitalism, anchoring the design of emerging smart services in trustworthiness is urgent and important. Edge Intelligence, which brings together the fields of AI and Edge computing, is a key enabling technology for smart services. Trustworthy Edge Intelligence should thus be a priority research concern. However, determining what makes Edge Intelligence trustworthy is not straight forward. This paper examines requirements for trustworthy Edge Intelligence in a concrete application scenario of voice-activated services. We contribute to deepening the understanding of trustworthiness in the emerging Edge Intelligence domain in three ways: firstly, we propose a unified framing for trustworthy Edge Intelligence that jointly considers trustworthiness attributes of AI and the IoT. Secondly, we present research outputs of a tangible case study in voice-activated services that demonstrates interdependencies between three important trustworthiness attributes: privacy, security and fairness. Thirdly, based on the empirical and analytical findings, we highlight challenges and open questions that present important future research areas for trustworthy Edge Intelligence.
Short Bio: Wiebke Hutiri is a PhD researcher in the Cyber Physical Intelligence Lab at the Technical University of Delft. Wiebke does interdisciplinary research at the intersection of applied machine learning and edge computing, with a focus on designing trustworthy machine learning systems for the Internet of Things.

Host: Munindar Singh, CSC

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