Sunday, February 1, 2009

Autonomous Military Robotics

As you might gather from many of our recent postings, the subject of military robots is heating up. Ethics + Emerging Technologies Group has just released a report titled, Autonomous Military Robotics: Risk, Ethics, and Design, which was funded by a grant from the US Dept. of Navy, Office of Naval Research. Colin Allen and Wendell Wallach served as consultants on this project.

Ethics + Emerging Technologies Group was formerly known as the Nanoethics Group. It is directed by Patrick Lin, and was established at California Polytechnic University (Cal Poly).

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