Robot Law

Robot Law
Robot Law
Calo, MR
9781783476725
30/01/2016
£105.00
Hb
Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd

Robot Lawbrings together exemplary research on robotics law and policy – an area of scholarly inquiry responding to transformative technology.

Expert scholars from law, engineering, computer science and philosophy provide original contributions on topics such as liability, warfare, domestic law enforcement, personhood, and other cutting-edge issues in robotics and artificial intelligence.

PART I STARTING POINTS

Introduction A. Michael Froomkin
1. How Should the Law Think about Robots?Neil M. Richards and William D. Smart

PART II RESPONSIBILITY

2. Allocating the Risk of Physical Injury from “Sophisticated Robots”: Efficiency, Fairness, and InnovationF. Patrick Hubbard
3. The Application of Traditional Tort Theory to Embodied Machine IntelligenceCurtis E.A. Karnow
4. Lawyers and Engineers Should Speak the Same Robot LanguageBryant Walker Smith
5. Delegation, Relinquishment and Responsibility: The Prospect of Expert RobotsJason Millar and Ian Kerr

PART III SOCIAL AND ETHICAL MEANING

6. The Open Roboethics Initiative and the Elevator-Riding Robot AJung Moon, Ergun Calisgan, Camilla Bassani, Fausto Ferreira, Fiorella Operto, Gianmarco Veruggio, Elizabeth A. Croft and H. F. Machiel Van der Loos
7. The Application of a ‘Sufficiently and Selectively Open License’ to Limit Liability and Ethical Concerns Associated with Open RoboticsDiana Marina Cooper
8. The Roboticization of ConsentSinziana Gutiu
9. Extending Legal Protection to Social Robots: The Effects of Anthropomorphism, Empathy, and Violent Behavior Towards Robotic ObjectsKate Darling

PART IV LAW ENFORCEMENT

10. Confronting Automated Law EnforcementLisa Shay, Woodrow Hartzog, John Nelson, Dominic Larkin and Gregory Conti
11. Do Robots Dream of Electric Laws? An Experiment in the Law as AlgorithmLisa Shay, Woodrow Hartzog, John Nelson and Gregory Conti
12. Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire! Examining the Constitutionality of Enhanced Robot InterrogationKristen Thomasen

PART V WAR

13. Asleep at the Switch? How Killer Robots Become a Force Multiplier of Military NecessityIan Kerr and Katie Szilagyi
14. Jus nascendi, Robotic Weapons and the Martens ClausePeter Asaro

Index

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