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A Review of the Convergence Between Explainable Artificial Intelligence and Multi-Objective Optimization
  • Wellington Rodrigo Monteiro ,
  • Gilberto Reynoso-Meza
Wellington Rodrigo Monteiro
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Gilberto Reynoso-Meza
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Abstract

Explainable artificial intelligence (XAI) is a new recent area that encompasses techniques attempting to better explain to humans how a given trained machine learning (ML) model work ensuring they can trust, understand and appropriately manage the model. On the other hand, multi-objective optimization (MOO) includes a series of algorithms that attempt to minimize or maximize, at the same time, two or more discordant objectives. One of XAI’s current challenges is balancing accuracy and human interpretability – a tradeoff of two conflicting goals. Therefore, the adoption of MOO techniques within XAI might be suitable. Surprisingly, there is a minimal amount of literature available addressing both areas. This document proposes a systematic literature review to identify the primary research in both fields.