Interdisciplinary DIN Working Committee “Artificial Intelligence”
In order to take a comprehensive approach to AI, representatives of companies, large corporations, universities, research organizations, certification bodies, the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) and ethics experts joined together at the start of 2018 to found the interdisciplinary DIN Working Committee "Artificial Intelligence”.
The committee’s task is to develop standards and best practices for AI tools, processes and applications. The risks and opportunities for society are taken into account. The committee works on open standards and specifications for a comprehensive understanding of AI. The goal is to ensure wide-spread interoperability among the various disciplines that work with AI and to specify requirements for dealing with AI; for instance, in terms of risk and configuration management. The remit of the Committee also includes consolidating the standpoint of German experts and representing Germany in international standards bodies such as ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 42.