Ethics of AI and interactive autonomous systems2020HT
No of lectures
Approximately 10 lectures/seminars (exact number depends on number of participants)
The course is mainly intended for PhD students (and masters students) in cognitive science, computer science, and related disciplines.
The course was last given
Has not been given before.
The main goal is to familiarize students with different ethical issues, theories and models relevant to artificial intelligence - and in particular human interaction with autonomous technologies, such as social robots, virtual agents, or automated vehicles.
Some background in cognitive science, artificial intelligence, and/or human-computer interaction.
The course mainly consists of student presentations and seminars discussing classical literature and recent articles.
The course addresses different ethical issues, theories and models relevant to artificial intelligence, with a focus on human interaction with autonomous technologies, such as social robots, virtual agents, or automated vehicles. The course combines classical background literature on different ethical theories and frameworks with recent articles on current research issues (e.g. explainable AI) and current debates of societal relevance (e.g. autonomous weapon systems).
Classical literature and recent articles.
Mandatory student presentations, active participation in seminar discussions, and coursework.
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Last updated: 2012-05-03