Artificial Intelligence Awareness in Work Environments

  • Hannu KarvonenEmail author
  • Eetu Heikkilä
  • Mikael Wahlström
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 544)


Based on the concepts of situation and automation awareness, we present a new concept called “artificial intelligence awareness”. We also examine in detail how these three phenomena relate to each other particularly in work environments. To open this discussion, we shortly go through the ideas behind these concepts and focus especially on artificial intelligence (AI) from the machine-learning perspective and on some related human-AI interaction issues. In addition, we present an illustration of a theoretical taxonomy where our understanding of the relationships between the three key awareness concepts is visualized. We conclude by giving pointers for further research and design regarding how to support automation and AI awareness of intelligent systems users in work environments.


Artificial intelligence Work Automation Situation awareness AI transparency Intelligent systems Trust in automation Human factors 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hannu Karvonen
    • 1
    Email author
  • Eetu Heikkilä
    • 1
  • Mikael Wahlström
    • 1
  1. 1.VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd.EspooFinland

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