White Papers – Comprehensible Algorithms: A Legal Framework for the Use of Artificial Intelligence

The question of whether and, if so, how artificial intelligence (AI) should be regulated is currently preoccupying many countries. The EU has created a comprehensive set of rules with the AI Regulation and the Council of Europe’s AI Convention is now also the first international treaty. But how should Swiss law respond to the challenges associated with the increasing use of AI in the state and in companies?

As part of the Mercator Foundation Switzerland-funded research project “Comprehensible algorithms: A Legal Framework for the Use of Artificial Intelligence“, the Center for Information Technology, Society, and Law (ITSL) at the University of Zurich and the electronic Public Institutions and Administrations Research Forum (e-PIAF) at the University of Basel developed approaches to solutions and published them in a series of white papers, which can be read here below in PDF format (german only).

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