#270: A Mathematical Approach To Robot Ethics, with Robert Williamson Oct. 1, 2018

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Robert Williamson derives a mathematical formulation of ethics and talks about the cost of fairness.



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In this episode, Audrow Nash interviews Robert Williamson, a Professor at the Australian National University, who speaks about a mathematical approach to ethics. This approach can get us started implementing robots that behave ethically. Williamson goes through his logical derivation of a mathematical formulation of ethics and then talks about the cost of fairness. In making his derivation, he relates bureaucracy to an algorithm. He wraps up by talking about how to work ethically. (moreā€¦)