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Responsible Intelligent Systems


Welcome to the Responsible Intelligent Systems website

As intelligent systems are increasingly integrated into our daily life, the division, assignment and checking of responsibilities between human and artificial agents become increasingly important. From robots in medicine, the military and transportation (self-driving cars); to automated trading agents on the financial markets (algotrades); to automated monitoring, prediction and protection systems (pacemakers, automated surveillance, early warning systems); we delegate more and more responsibility to intelligent devices. Ultimately only the human operators and designers can be responsible for the choices and actions of an autonomous computational system. By delegating responsibilities to intelligent devices, we run the risk of losing track of our indirect legal and moral liabilities. This project’s aim is to keep the reins firm in our hands.

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