STS 2751

STS 2751

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

Covers the ethics of intelligent autonomous systems. Fulfills liberal studies credit – is not an ECE technical elective. As technologies and algorithms that can autonomously take in information, make decisions, and act on those decisions become more and more prevalent, questions arise as to the moral and ethical aspects of their use. What are the philosophical foundations for a new Robot Ethics? Topics covered include social and therapeutic robotics, search and rescue, surveillance, military decision making, financial markets, social media, robot artists, robot scientists, automation, medical robotics, and policing, among others.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: a First-Year Writing Seminar.

Distribution Category (KCM-AS, ETM-AS)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ECE 2750ENGRG 2750INFO 2750

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17951 STS 2751   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person