Intelligence and Ethics in Machines – Utopia or Dystopia?

Artificial intelligence raises a host of ethical questions. Vivek Nallur of University College Dublin will give an overview of these in a talk, organised by CERN openlab

On Wednesday, 21 August, Vivek Nallur will give a talk on ethical issues related to artificial intelligence. His talk will be held in the main auditorium at 10.30 a.m. The presentation, which has been organised by CERN openlab, will address how intelligence, agency and ethics in machines will likely affect society at large. In particular, Nallur will provide an overview of machine ethics implementations in robots and software agents, as well discussing other emerging challenges.

Vivek Nallur is an assistant professor at the School of Computer Science at University College Dublin in Ireland. He obtained his master’s degree at Carnegie Mellon University, US, and his PhD at the University of Birmingham, UK. Nallur has worked for small start-up companies in India and the UK, large software companies in the US, and several research and educational institutions.

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