Senior Project Advisor
Tognazzini, Neal A.
AI, Technology, medicine, robots, ethics
What do we do when the doctor of the future may not be human? In order to assess the full effect of trying to replace human caregivers with AI machines, we must investigate the types of ethics that these machines would work under—implicit, explicit, and full. The type of AI that movies present us with are fully ethical AI; they have a sense of self. The possible implementation of AI in medicine forces us to confront not just new technology, but also the definition of consciousness and free will, so I advise that for now we just stick to implicit and explicitly ethical agents in medicine.
Egnew, Halley, "Robodoc: Ethics of AI in Medicine" (2019). WWU Honors Program Senior Projects. 135.
Subjects - Topical (LCSH)
Artificial intelligence--Medical applications; Artificial intelligence--Moral and ethical aspects; Medical ethics--Technological innovations
student projects; term papers
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