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Rock research associate to join IEEE General Principles committee on creating ethical autonomous systems

Alan R. Wagner, ethics core faculty member at the Rock Ethics Institute and assistant professor of aerospace engineering, was recently accepted onto The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) General Principles committee on creating ethical autonomous systems.
by Rob Peeler Oct 26, 2016

Alan Wagner headshotAlan R. Wagner, assistant professor of aerospace engineering and research associate in the Rock Ethics Institute, was recently accepted onto The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) General Principles committee on creating ethical autonomous systems.

The goal of this committee is to create a list of guiding principles for the creation of ethical autonomous systems and systems research. This document will inform and influence a wide variety of groups from policy makers to industry to academia. The long-term goal of the committee is to help the general public understand and accept the use of autonomous systems by the general public.

More information on this global initiative can be found on the IEEE’s website.