How Society Can Maintain Human-Centric Artificial Intelligence

Joanna J Bryson, Andreas Theodorou

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Abstract

Although not a goal universally held, maintaining human-centric artificial intelligence is necessary for society's long-term stability. Fortunately, the legal and technological problems of maintaining control are actually fairly well understood and amenable to engineering. The real problem is establishing the social and political will for assigning and maintaining accountability for artifacts when these artefacts are generated or used. In this chapter we review the necessity and tractability of maintaining human control, and the mechanisms by which such control can be achieved. What makes the problem both most interesting and most threatening is that achieving consensus around any human-centred approach requires at least some measure of agreement on broad existential concerns.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHuman-Centered Digitalization and Services
EditorsMarja Toivonen, Eveliina Saari
PublisherSpringer
Chapter16
Pages305-323
Number of pages19
ISBN (Electronic)978-981-13-7725-9
ISBN (Print)978-981-13-7724-2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019

Publication series

NameTranslational System Sciences
PublisherSpringer Singapore
ISSN (Print)2197-8832

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Bryson, J. J., & Theodorou, A. (2019). How Society Can Maintain Human-Centric Artificial Intelligence. In M. Toivonen, & E. Saari (Eds.), Human-Centered Digitalization and Services (pp. 305-323). (Translational System Sciences). Springer. https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9789811377242