Ethics in AI and Robotics: A Strategic Challenge

Christoph Bartneck, Christoph Lütge, Alan Wagner, Sean Welsh

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The recent success of AI and robotics has massively increased the international awareness of and the interest in these topics as a factor of economic competitiveness. This concerns not only businesses, but also regional and national governments. There are many claims about the potential for AI to create new service and product innovation. Such claims include the benefits of AI for healthcare such as improved diagnosis or therapy; for transport due to improved efficiency; for energy based on more accurate predictions of energy consumption; or ease of computer use with more natural user interfaces as, for example, in the case of speech understanding, gesture and face recognition and automatic translation.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSpringerBriefs in Ethics
PublisherSpringer Nature
Number of pages4
StatePublished - 2021

Publication series

NameSpringerBriefs in Ethics
ISSN (Print)2211-8101
ISSN (Electronic)2211-811X


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