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dc.contributor.authorMarchant, Gary E.
dc.contributor.authorAllenby, Braden
dc.contributor.authorArkin, Ronald C.
dc.contributor.authorBarrett, Edward T.
dc.contributor.authorBorenstein, Jason
dc.contributor.authorGaudet, Lyn M.
dc.contributor.authorKittrie, Orde
dc.contributor.authorLin, Patrick
dc.contributor.authorLucas, George R.
dc.contributor.authorO’Meara, Richard
dc.contributor.authorSilberman, Jared
dc.identifier.citationMarchant, Gary E, Allenby, Braden, Arkin, Ronald C., Barrett, Edward T., Borenstein, Jason, Gaudet, Lyn M., Kittrie, Orde, Lin, Patrick, Lucas, George R., O’Meara, Richard and Silberman, Jared. "International Governance of Autonomous Military Robots ." Columbia Science and Technology Law Review. 12. (June 2, 2011).en_US
dc.description.abstractNew technologies have always been a critical component of military strategy and preparedness. One new technology on the not-too-distant technological horizon is lethal autonomous robotics, which would consist of robotic weapons capable of exerting lethal force without human control or intervention. There are a number of operational and tactical factors that create incentives for the development of such lethal systems as the next step in the current development, deployment and use of autonomous systems in military forces. Yet, such robotic systems would raise a number of potential operational, policy, ethical and legal issues. This article summarizes the current status and incentives for the development of lethal autonomous robots, discusses some of the issues that would be raised by such systems, and calls for a national and international dialogue on appropriate governance of such systems before they are deployed. The article reviews potential modes of governance, ranging from ethical principles implemented through modifications or refinements of national policies, to changes in the law of war and rules of engagement, to international treaties or agreements, or to a variety of other “soft law” governance mechanisms.en_US
dc.publisherGeorgia Institute of Technologyen_US
dc.subjectArms controlen_US
dc.subjectAutonomous military robotsen_US
dc.subjectEthical principlesen_US
dc.subjectLethal autonomous robotsen_US
dc.subjectMilitary technologyen_US
dc.subjectSoft lawen_US
dc.titleInternational Governance of Autonomous Military Robotsen_US
dc.contributor.corporatenameGeorgia Institute of Technology. College of Computing
dc.contributor.corporatenameGeorgia Institute of Technology. Mobile Robot Laboratory
dc.contributor.corporatenameArizona State University
dc.contributor.corporatenameCalifornia Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
dc.contributor.corporatenameRutgers University
dc.contributor.corporatenameUnited States Naval Academy
dc.contributor.corporatenameUnited States. Navy

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