Tag Results for Warfare (11)

  1. Can military robots follow the Geneva Conventions?

    Over at our neighbor blog Risk Factor, Bob Charette has an interesting post on robots and ethics and the views of Ronald Arkin [photo, right], of Georgia Tech, and Noel Sharkey, of the University of Sheffield: Government Computer News had a nice little story on the ethics of robot warriors a short time ago. It talked about the work of Georgia Institute of Technologyâ''s Mobile Robot Laboratory professor Ronald Arkin and his attempts to define algorithms to define ethical behavior in machines that can follow norms like the Geneva Convention. [...] In an …

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  2. Ethics 101 for Robots

    Government Computer News had a nice little story on the ethics of robot warriors a short time ago. It talked about the work of Georgia Institute of Technologyâ''s Mobile Robot Laboratory professor Ronald Arkin and his attempts to define algorithms to define ethical behavior in machines that can follow norms like the Geneva Convention. This is from the abstract of his paper Governing Lethal Behavior: Embedding Ethics in a Hybrid Deliberative/Reactive Robot: "This article provides the basis, motivation, theory, and design recommendations for the implementation of an ethical control and reasoning …

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