International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Computer Science and Information Technology | India | Volume 13 Issue 6, June 2024 | Rating: 8.2 / 10


The Ethics of Understanding: Exploring Moral Implications of Explainable AI

Balkrishna Rasiklal Yadav


Abstract: Explainable AI (XAI) refers to a specific kind of artificial intelligence systems that are intentionally built to ensure that their operations and results can be comprehended by humans. The main objective is to enhance the transparency of AI systems' decision - making processes, allowing users to understand the rationale behind certain judgements. Important elements of XAI include transparency, interpretability, reasoning, traceability, and user - friendliness. The advantages of Explainable Artificial Intelligence (XAI) include trust and confidence in the system's outputs, ensuring accountability and compliance with regulations, facilitating debugging and refinement of the model, promoting greater cooperation between humans and AI systems, and enabling informed decision - making based on transparent explanations. Examples of XAI applications include healthcare, banking, legal systems, and autonomous systems. Healthcare guarantees that AI - powered diagnosis and treatment suggestions are presented in a straightforward and comprehensible manner, while finance offers explicit elucidations for credit score, loan approvals, and fraud detection. Legal frameworks promote transparency in the implementation of AI applications, therefore assuring equity and mitigating the risk of biases. As artificial intelligence becomes more embedded in society, the significance of explainability will persistently increase, guaranteeing responsible and efficient utilization of these systems. The study of explainable AI is essential as it tackles the ethical, sociological, and technical difficulties presented by the growing use of AI systems. The level of transparency in AI decision - making processes has a direct influence on accountability, since systems that are not transparent might hide the reasoning behind the judgements. Explainability is crucial for detecting and reducing biases in AI systems, so preventing them from perpetuating or worsening social injustices. The objective of the study is to ascertain significant ethical concerns, comprehend the viewpoints of stakeholders, establish an ethical framework, and provide suggestions for policies. The incorporation of Explainable AI into different industries has a significant and far - reaching effect on both technology and society. This includes potential benefits such as increased trust and acceptance, adherence to regulations, improved AI development and troubleshooting, ethical AI design, empowerment and equal access, advancements in education and collaboration, changes in skill requirements, and the establishment of new ethical guidelines.


Keywords: Explainable AI, XAI, Transparency, Interpretability, Reasoning, Traceability


Edition: Volume 13 Issue 6, June 2024,


Pages: 1 - 7



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