Z-Inspection®: A process to assess trustworthy AI

The Process

Z-Inspection® is a process to assess trustworthy AI in practice.

The Z-Inspection® process has the potential to play a key role in the context of the new EU Artificial Intelligence (AI) regulation.

Our work is distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons (Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike CC BY-NC-SA) license.

Z-Inspection®: A Process to Assess Trustworthy AI

Roberto V. Zicari, John Brodersen, James Brusseau, Boris Düdder, Timo Eichhorn, Todor Ivanov, Georgios Kararigas , Pedro Kringen, Melissa McCullough, Florian Möslein, Karsten Tolle, Jesmin Jahan Tithi, Naveed Mushtaq, Gemma Roig , Norman Stürtz, Irmhild van Halem, Magnus Westerlund.
IEEE Transactions on Technology and Society,
VOL. 2, NO. 2, JUNE 2021

Print ISSN: 2637-6415
Online ISSN: 2637-6415
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TTS.2021.3066209
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Assessing Trustworthy AI. Best Practice.

Deep Learning for predicting a multi-regional score conveying the degree of lung compromise in COVID-19 patients.

In cooperation with Department of Information Engineering and Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences, and Public Health – University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy.

Co-design of Trustworthy AI. Best Practice.

Deep Learning based Skin Lesion Classifiers.

Jointly with the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence GmbH (DFKI) we completed the first phase of the ethically aligned co-design methodology.

Assessing Trustworthy AI. Best Practice.

Machine learning as a supportive tool to recognize cardiac arrest in 112 emergency calls for the City of Copenhagen.

Jointly with the Emergency Medical Services Copenhagen (EMS), we completed the first part of our trustworthy AI assessment. 

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Our paper ” Co-design of a Trustworthy AI System in Healthcare: Deep Learning based Skin Lesion Classifier.” has been accepted for publication in Frontiers in Human Dynamics

Our Amazing Team

Roberto V. Zicari

Roberto V. Zicari

Z-Inspection® Initiative
John Brodersen

John Brodersen

Section of General Practice and Research Unit for General Practice, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Danemark; and Primary Health Care Research Unit, Region Zealand, Denmark
Norman Stürtz

Norman Stürtz

Z-Inspection® Initiative
Magnus Westerlund

Magnus Westerlund

Arcada University of Applied Sciences, Helsinki, Finland
 Florian Möslein

Florian Möslein

Institute of the Law and Regulation of Digitalization, Philipps-University Marburg, Germany
 Pedro Kringen

Pedro Kringen

Z-Inspection® Initiative
Melissa McCullough

Melissa McCullough

Commissioner for Standards Northern Ireland Assembly
 Gemma Roig

Gemma Roig

Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
Jesmin Jahan Tithi

Jesmin Jahan Tithi

Intel Labs, Santa Clara, CA, USA
Irmhild van Halem

Irmhild van Halem

Z-Inspection® Initiative
 Todor Ivanov

Todor Ivanov

Z-Inspection® Initiative
James Brusseau

James Brusseau

Philosophy Department, Pace University, New York, USA
Dennis Vetter

Dennis Vetter

Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
Naveed Mushtaq

Naveed Mushtaq

RIP (1955-2020)
Herbert Chase

Herbert Chase

Clinical Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, USA
 Karin Tafur

Karin Tafur

Independent AI Researcher (Law and Ethics) and Legal Tech Entrepreneur, Barcelona, Spain
Jim Tørresen

Jim Tørresen

Department of Informatics, University of Oslo, Norway
Sheraz Ahmed

Sheraz Ahmed

German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence GmbH (DFKI), Kaiserslautern, Germany
Sune Holm

Sune Holm

Department of Food and Resource Economics, Faculty of Science University of Copenhagen, DK
Alessio Gallucci

Alessio Gallucci

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
Philippe Gottfrois

Philippe Gottfrois

Department of Biomedical Engineering Basel University, Switzerland
Frédérick Bruneault

Frédérick Bruneault

École des médias, Université du Québec à Montréal and Philosophie, Collège André-Laurendeau, Canada
Renee Wurth

Renee Wurth

T.H Chan School of Public Health at Harvard University
Eleanore Hickman

Eleanore Hickman

Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge, UK
Alberto Signoroni

Alberto Signoroni

Department of Information Engineering, University of Brescia, Italy
Martin Petrin

Martin Petrin

Western University, Canada, and University College London, UK
Peter van Ooijen

Peter van Ooijen

Dept. of Radiation Oncology & Data Science Center in Health. University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands
Andy Bushell

Andy Bushell

OoNiDa, Switzerland
 Andrea Bertolini

Andrea Bertolini

Dirpolis Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, and University of Pisa, Italy
Mads Kjolby

Mads Kjolby

Aarhus University Hospital and Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark.
Timo Minssen

Timo Minssen

Centre for Advanced Studies in Biomedical Innovation Law (CeBIL), University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Law, Denmark
Andréane Sabourin Laflamme

Andréane Sabourin Laflamme

Collège André-Laurendeau, Québec, Canada
Himanshi Allahabadi

Himanshi Allahabadi

Laixer BV, The Netherlands
Serg Masís

Serg Masís

Syngenta, USA
Luca Alessandro Cappellini

Luca Alessandro Cappellini

Medicine, Department of Radiology, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan,Italy
Sian Lun Lau

Sian Lun Lau

School of Engineering and Technology, Sunway University, Malaysia
Fosca Giannotti

Fosca Giannotti

Institute of Information Science and Technologies "Alessandro Faedo", at the Italian National Research Council (ISTI - CNR), Italy
Francesca Pratesi

Francesca Pratesi

Institute of Information Science and Technologies "Alessandro Faedo", at the Italian National Research Council (ISTI - CNR), Italy
Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci

Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci

Center for Advanced Studies in Biomedical Innovation Law (CeBIL), Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Karsten Tolle

Karsten Tolle

Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
Andy Spezzatti

Andy Spezzatti

Computer Science Department, University of California, Berkeley, USA
 Carl-Maria Mörch

Carl-Maria Mörch

AI Institute for Common Good (ULB-VUB), Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Emmanuel Goffi

Emmanuel Goffi

Global AI Ethics Institute, Paris, France
Maria Chiara Demartini

Maria Chiara Demartini

Department of Economics and Management, Università degli studi di Pavia, Italy
Vegard Antun

Vegard Antun

Department of Mathematics, University of Oslo, Norway
Thilo Hagendorff

Thilo Hagendorff

Cluster of Excellence "Machine Learning: New Perspectives for Science" - Ethics & Philosophy Lab University of Tuebingen , Germany
Sara Gerke

Sara Gerke

Penn State Dickinson Law, USA
Andreas Dengel

Andreas Dengel

German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) Kaiserslautern, Germany
Walter Osika MD, PhD

Walter Osika MD, PhD

Center for Psychiatry Research, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Oriana Medlicott

Oriana Medlicott

freelance researcher, writer and consultant in AI Ethics, UK
Leonardo Espinosa-Leal

Leonardo Espinosa-Leal

Arcada University of Applied Sciences, Helsinki, Finland
Steven Umbrello

Steven Umbrello

Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies; University of Turin, Italy
 Pedro A. Moreno Sánchez

Pedro A. Moreno Sánchez

School of Healthcare and Social Work, Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences (SeAMK), Finland
Nicoleta Cherciu

Nicoleta Cherciu

Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy
Annette Fagerhaug Stephansen

Annette Fagerhaug Stephansen

NORCE Norwegian Research Centre AS, Bergen, Norway
Hanna-Maria Sormunen,

Hanna-Maria Sormunen,

FTA, Porvoo, Finland
Subrata Chakraborty

Subrata Chakraborty

School of Information, Systems and Modelling, Faculty of Engineering and IT, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Australia.
Brendan Parent

Brendan Parent

NYU Grossman School of Medicine, USA
Emanuele Neri

Emanuele Neri

Department of Translational Research, University of Pisa, Italy Chair of Academic Radiology, Pisa University Hospital, Italy
Adam Golda

Adam Golda

Department of Cardiology, 4th Gliwice Municipal Hospital, Gliwice, Poland
Francesco Mureddu

Francesco Mureddu

The Lisbon Council for Economic Competitiveness and Social Renewal asbl, Brussels, Belgium.
Guya Giuliani

Guya Giuliani

Ericsson, Sweden
Giovanni Sartor

Giovanni Sartor

CIRSFID-Alma AI and Law Department, University of Bologna / Law department, European University Institute of Florence (EUI), Italy
Cecilia Panigutti

Cecilia Panigutti

Scuola Normale Superiore, University of Pisa, Italy
Emilie Wiinblad Mathez

Emilie Wiinblad Mathez

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Geneva, Switzerland.
Adarsh Srivastava

Adarsh Srivastava

Z-Inspection® Initiative
Georgios Kararigas

Georgios Kararigas

Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
 Laura Palazzani

Laura Palazzani

Philosophy of Law, LUMSA University, Rome, Italy
  Matiss Ozols

Matiss Ozols

Division of Cell Matrix Biology and Regenerative Medicine, The University of Manchester, UK
Elisabeth Hildt

Elisabeth Hildt

Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions, Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, USA
Marianna Ganapini

Marianna Ganapini

Philosophy Department, Union College, NY, USA
Ludwig Christian Hinske

Ludwig Christian Hinske

Klinik für Anaesthesiologie, LMU Klinikum and Institut für medizinische Informationsverarbeitung, Biometrie und Epidemiologie, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
Eberhard Schnebel

Eberhard Schnebel

Frankfurt Big Data Lab, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
Ulrich Kühne

Ulrich Kühne

Board Certification for Dermatology and Allergology, "Hautmedizin Bad Soden", Germany
Helle Collatz Christensen

Helle Collatz Christensen

University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen Emergency medical Services, Denmark.
Stephan Alexander Braun

Stephan Alexander Braun

Department of Dermatology
, University Clinic Münster
, Germany
Adriano Lucieri

Adriano Lucieri

German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Kaiserslautern, Germany.
Joseph E. David

Joseph E. David

Sapir Academic College, Israel and Yale University, USA.
Julia Amann

Julia Amann

Health Ethics and Policy Lab at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich), Switzerland
Federica Lucivero

Federica Lucivero

Ethox Centre and the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities, Big Data Institute, University of Oxford, UK
Simona Mellino

Simona Mellino

OoNiDa, Switzerland
Jarno Tuominen

Jarno Tuominen

Department of Psychology and Speech-Language Pathology University of Turku, Finland
Irene Ek

Irene Ek

Digital Institute, Sweden
Assiatu A. Jalloh

Assiatu A. Jalloh

Fourah Bay College – University of Sierra Leone, Sierra Leone
Christina Cociancig

Christina Cociancig

University of Bremen and German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)
  Inga Strümke

Inga Strümke

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and Simula Research Laboratory, Norway
Massimo Carnevali

Massimo Carnevali

Service Innovation Cluster - Emilia-Romagna", Italy
Sema Candemir

Sema Candemir

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Department of Radiology, USA
Maria Forss

Maria Forss

Department Healthcare, ARCADA, Helsinki, Finland
Emilie Balk-Møller

Emilie Balk-Møller

Copenhagen Institutes of Futures Studies, Copenhagen, Denmark
Michelle Livne

Michelle Livne

Google Health AI, Google London, UK
Ji-Ung Park, M.D.

Ji-Ung Park, M.D.

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Boramae Hospital. South Korea.
Boris Düdder

Boris Düdder

Department of Computer Science (DIKU), University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark
 Davi Ottenheimer

Davi Ottenheimer

Davi Ottenheimer, VP Trust and Digital Ethics, Inrupt, San Francisco, USA
 Thomas Krendl Gilbert

Thomas Krendl Gilbert

Center for Human-Compatible AI, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Megan Coffee

Megan Coffee

Department of Medicine and Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, NYU Grossman School of Medicine, New York, USA
Valentina Beretta

Valentina Beretta

Department of Economics and Management, Università degli Studi di Pavia, Italy
Vince Madai

Vince Madai

Charité Lab for AI in Medicine, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
Anne Riechert

Anne Riechert

Data Protection Law and Law in the Information Processing, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, Germany
 Christoffer Bjerre Haase

Christoffer Bjerre Haase

Section for Health Service Research and Section for General Practice, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
 Stig Nikolaj Blomberg

Stig Nikolaj Blomberg

University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen Emergency medical Services, Denmark.
Holger Volland

Holger Volland

Head of community and communications, Z-Inspection® Initiative
Ahmed Khalil

Ahmed Khalil

Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin and Berlin Institute of Health, Germany
Erik Campano

Erik Campano

Department of Informatics, Umeå University, Sweden
Matthias Braun

Matthias Braun

Systematic Theology II (Ethics), Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
Aniek F. Markus

Aniek F. Markus

Department of Medical Informatics, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Christof Wascher

Christof Wascher

OoNiDa, Switzerland
Charles E. Binkley

Charles E. Binkley

Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University, USA
Jonas Tana

Jonas Tana

Department of Healthcare at Arcada University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki, Finland.
Seongwook Heo

Seongwook Heo

Seoul National University Law School, Seoul, Korea(Republic of)
Elinor Wahal

Elinor Wahal

École Normale Supérieure Paris-Saclay, France
Mattia Savardi

Mattia Savardi

Department of Information Engineering, University of Brescia, Italy
Isabelle Balot

Isabelle Balot

Centre d’Etudes Diplomatiques et Stratégiques, Paris, France
Thomas Frauenfelder-Germann

Thomas Frauenfelder-Germann

Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Andrea Beretta

Andrea Beretta

Institute of Information Science and Technologies "Alessandro Faedo", at the Italian National Research Council (ISTI - CNR), Italy
Diletta Huyskes

Diletta Huyskes

Fondazione Bruno Kessler and Head of Advocacy at Privacy Network, Italy
Belona SONNA

Belona SONNA

Humanizing Machine Intelligence, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Francesca Lizzi

Francesca Lizzi

Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy; National Institute for Nuclear Physics, Pisa Division, Italy; CNR, Pisa, Italy