Technical Program

 Monday, March 21

9:00-10:30am 

Welcome (Chair Bipin)


Robots that Need to Mislead: Biologically Inspired Machine Deception

KeynoteRon Arkin, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA


Discussion

 

Vulnerable Humans, Vulnerable Machines, Elizabeth Kinne and Georgi Stojanov

break

 

11:00-12:30pm 

Morning session (Chair Luis)

Metaethics in context of engineering ethical and moral systems,  Michal Klincewicz and Lily Frank

 

Annotated Decision Trees for Simple Moral Machines, Oliver Bendel

 

The artificial autonomous moral agents (AAMA): a minimalist model, Ioan Muntean and Don Howard

lunch

2:00-3:30pm

Afternoon session (Chair Lily)

Conditions for the evolution of apology and forgiveness in populations of autonomous agentsTom Lenaerts, Luis Martinez-Vaquero, The Anh Han and Luis Moniz Pereira

 

Emergence of Cooperation in Group Interactions: Avoidance vs. Restriction, The Anh Han, Luis Moniz Pereira and Tom Lenaerts

 

Guilt for Non-Humans, Luís Moniz Pereira, The Anh Han, Luis Martinez-Vaquero and Tom Lenaerts

break 

4:00-5:30pm

Afternoon session (Chair Joanna)

Why Autonomous Moral Systems Must Reason as ConsequentialistsRyan Jenkins and Duncan Purves

   

Simulation as a Method of Ethics: simulating agents by programming, to elucidate autonomy, agency and ethical virtues, Fernando Da Costa Cardoso and Luís Moniz Pereira


“(Reason (Impossible-for robot (Action Love))))”: Autonomy and Agency in Fictions of TechnologyWill Slocombe

 

6:00-7:00pm 

AAAI Spring Symposium Reception 

Tuesday, March 22

9:00-10:30am

Morning session (Chair Georgi)

Keynote: Luis Moniz Pereira, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

·       Discussion

Incorporating human dimension in autonomous decision-making on moral and ethical issuesBipin Indurkhya and Joanna Misztal-Radecka


break

 

11:00-12:30pm

Morning session (Chair Peter)

A Rap on the Knuckles and a Twist in the Tale: From Tweeting Affective Metaphors to Generating Stories with a Moral, Tony Veale


Attachment Theor(ies) & Empathy: The Ethics of the Human in Sex and Love with RobotsKathleen Richardson


The Devil's Triangle: Ethical considerations on developing bot detection methods,  Andree Thieltges, Florian Schmidt and Simon Hegelich

Lunch

 

2:30pm-3:30pm

STARTING 1/2 HOUR LATER

Afternoon session  (Chair Ioan)


The Liability Problem for Autonomous Artificial Agents, Peter Asaro

 

Patiency Is Not a Virtue: AI and the Design of Ethical Systems, Joanna Bryson

4:00-5:30pm

Afternoon session (Chair Simon)

Ethics for a Combined Human-Machine Dialogue Agent,  Ron Artstein and Kenneth Silver 


Morality and Ethics for Humans and Robots, Benjamin Kuipers

Robot Priest: Trust and Human Sciences, Cindy Mason

A Framework for Studying Agents in the Context of Responsible Research and Innovation, Žiga Turk and Carlo Sessa

6:00-7:00pm

AAAI Spring Symposium Plenary Session 

Wednesday, March 23

9:00-10:30am

Morning session (Chair Benjamin)

Keynote: Amit Kumar Pandey, Aldebaran Robotics (SoftBank Group), Paris, France

 

Discussion

break

 

11:00am-12:30pm

 Panel Discussion (Chair Elizabeth)

List of Future events on Ethics and AI