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Arisa EMA

Associate Professor
The University of Tokyo

Arisa Ema is an Associate Professor at the University of Tokyo and Visiting Researcher at RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project in Japan and Research Support Advisor at AIST Department of Information Technology and Human Factors. She is a researcher in Science and Technology Studies (STS), and her primary interest is to investigate the benefits and risks of artificial intelligence by organizing an interdisciplinary research group. She is a co-founder of Acceptable Intelligence with Responsibility Study Group (AIR) established in 2014, which seeks to address emerging issues and relationships between artificial intelligence and society. She is a member of the Ethics Committee of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (JSAI), which released the JSAI Ethical Guidelines in 2017. She is also a board member of the Japan Deep Learning Association (JDLA). She was also a member of the Council for Social Principles of Human-centric AI, The Cabinet Office, which released “Social Principles of Human-Centric AI” in 2019. She obtained a Ph.D. from the University of Tokyo and previously held a position as Assistant Professor at the Hakubi Center for Advanced Research, Kyoto University.

Research theme: Artificial intelligence

Personal website

Collaboration with FFJ

Associate researcher of Theme 3

Arisa Ema is associate researcher of FFJ theme 3: Thinking Innovation through the Interactions between Science, Culture and Society. She takes part in the project “Capitalisms, Technologies, Society and Health - An Eurasian project” (CTSH) to revisit the relationship between technology and society, focussing specifically on the issue of health. She is also Coordinator of the Air Liquide Fellowship.

FFJ/Air Liquide Fellowship CTSH project

Selection of publications

Arisa Ema, Katsue Nagakura, and Takanori Fujita. Proposal for Type Classification for Building Trust in Medical Artificial Intelligence System, Proceedings of the 3rd AAAI/ACM Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Ethics and Society (AIES), 2020, NY, USA, pp.251-7, doi: 10.1145/3375627.3375846 

Arisa Ema, “A traveler’s guide to the AI society: How should we deal with AI?”, Kagaku dôjin, 2019

Arisa Ema, Tasks and values, “Superhumanity: post-labor, psychopathology, plasticity”, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, 2018, pp. 48-53.