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Ethics of AI and interactive autonomous systems

2020HT

Status Active - open for registrations
School IDA-gemensam (IDA)
Division
Owner Tom Ziemke

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Course plan

No of lectures

Approximately 10 lectures/seminars (exact number depends on number of participants)

Recommended for

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.

Goals

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.

Prerequisites

Some background in cognitive science, artificial intelligence, and/or human-computer interaction.

Organization

The course mainly consists of student presentations and seminars discussing classical literature and recent articles.

Contents

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).

Literature

Classical literature and recent articles.

Lecturers

Tom Ziemke

Examiner

Tom Ziemke

Examination

Mandatory student presentations, active participation in seminar discussions, and coursework.

Credit

7.5 hp

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