Jun.-Prof. Dr. Felix Lindner




  • since 10/2019: Juniorprofessor for explainable artificial intelligence, Ulm University
  • 10/2015 – 09/2019: Lecturer, Foundations of Artificial Intelligence, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
  • 10/2009 – 09/2015: Research Associate, Knowledge and Language Processing, University of Hamburg

Research Interests

  • Explainability of AI Systems
    • Conceptualizations of Explanation, Reason, and Causality for making sure artificial agents (esp. robots) are making the right decisions for the right reasons
  • Machine Ethics
  • Human-Robot Interaction
    • Social Robot Navigation
    • Explainability in Human-Robot Interaction
    • Ethical discussions with the robotic head Immanuel

Publikationen

2021

9.
Karalus, Jakob; Lindner, Felix
Accelerating the Convergence of Human-in-the-Loop Reinforcement Learning with Counterfactual Explanations
ICML Workshop on Human in the Loop Learning (HILL),
2021
8.
Karalus, Jakob; Halilovic, Amar; Lindner, Felix
Explanations in, Explanations out: Human-in-the-Loop Social Navigation Learning
ICDL Workshop on Human aligned Reinforcement Learning for Autonomous Agents and Robots,
2021
7.
Olz, Conny; Wierzba, Eva; Bercher, Pascal; Lindner, Felix
Towards Improving the Comprehension of HTN Planning Domains by Means of Preconditions and Effects of Compound Tasks
Proceedings of the 10th Workshop on Knowledge Engineering for Planning and Scheduling (KEPS 2021)
2021
File:pdfhttps://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2021/Olz2021ComprehendHTNModels.pdf
6.
Louise, Dennis; Bentzen, Martin Mose; Lindner, Felix; Fisher, Michael
Verifiable Machine Ethics in Changing Contexts
AAAI 2021,
2021

2020

5.
Lindner, Felix; Mattmüller, Robert; Nebel, Bernhard
Evaluation of the Moral Permissibility of Action Plans
Artificial Intelligence, 287
2020
DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.artint.2020.103350
4.
Lindner, Felix
Permissibility-under-a-description reasoning for deontological robots
RoboPhilosophy 2020,
2020
3.
Tolmeijer, Suzanne; Weiss, Astrid; Hanheide, Marc; Lindner, Felix; Powers, Thomas M.; Dixon, Clare; Tielman, Myrthe L.
Taxonomy of Trust-Relevant Failures and Mitigation Strategies
HRI '20: Proceedings of the 2020 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction,
2020
DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3319502.3374793
2.
Lindner, Felix
Towards a Formalization of Explanations for Robots’ Actions and Beliefs
JOWO 2020 Proceedings of the FOIS Workshop Ontologies for Autonomous Robotics (ROBONTICS 2020),
2020
1.
Krarup, Benjamin; Krivic, Senka; Lindner, Felix; Long, Derek
Towards Contrastive Explanations for Comparing the Ethics of Plans
Against Robot Dystopias: Thinking through the ethical, legal and societal issues of robotics and automation (AGAINST-20), Workshop at ICRA 2020,
2020