Autonomous weapons

Introduction

Introduction - Autonomous weapons

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Shifting definitions? The UK and ‘autonomous weapons systems’

July 23, 2018  Comments are off
Campaign to Stop Killer Robots launch in Parliament Square, 2013 (© Campaign to Stop Killer Robots)

In May this year the UK’s MoD released a new concept note on ‘human machine teaming’.  In an a short policy analysis, we consider the implications of that note for the UK’s definition of autonomous weapons systems: Shifting definitions –... Read more

Lords AI committee: UK definitions of autonomous weapons hinder international agreeme...

April 17, 2018  Comments are off
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In the results of an enquiry published this week, the House of Lords Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence challenged the UK’s futuristic definitions of autonomous weapons systems as “clearly out of step” with those of the rest of the world,... Read more

Tech companies and civil society urge UK to take action to prohibit autonomous weapon...

April 11, 2018  Comments are off
Campaign to Stop Killer Robots launch in Parliament Square, 2013 (© Campaign to Stop Killer Robots)

With states meeting this week to discuss concerns over lethal autonomous weapons systems at the UN in Geneva, a group of UK-based tech companies, non-governmental organisations (including Article 36) and academics wrote to the UK government to take action for... Read more

Drawing a line: Article 36 statement to UN talks on ...

April 11, 2018

Video: Autonomous weapon systems – where to dr...

January 22, 2018

Discussion paper: Evaluating ‘meaningful human con...

November 13, 2017

UK urged to show leadership on defining global stand...

November 13, 2017
The new UK joint doctrine note, definitions of auton...
September 15, 2017
“We do not have long to act”: Top AI/Robotics le...
August 22, 2017
UK government: Defining ‘human control’ ...
January 12, 2017
States to start formal talks on killer robots in 201...
December 16, 2016
Artificial intelligence in weapons systems and meani...
December 12, 2016
Will the UK work at the UN to prevent killer robots?
December 7, 2016
Ensuring meaningful human control, in the face of th...
May 24, 2016
Opening statement on autonomous weapons to CCW exper...
April 12, 2016
Human control and autonomous weapons – new papers ...
April 8, 2016
Meaningful Human Control, Artificial Intelligence an...
April 8, 2016
Key elements of meaningful human control
April 8, 2016
Article 36 reviews and addressing Lethal Autonomous ...
April 8, 2016
The United Kingdom and lethal autonomous weapons sys...
April 8, 2016
UK should clarify policy, support new law on autonom...
April 6, 2016
An urgent priority for humanity: lethal autonomous w...
November 12, 2015
AI experts call for autonomous weapons to be banned
July 28, 2015
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