Coherent Extrapolated Volition : A Meta-Level Approach to Machine Ethics

  title={Coherent Extrapolated Volition : A Meta-Level Approach to Machine Ethics},
  author={Nick Tarleton},
  • Nick Tarleton
  • Published 2013
The field of machine ethics seeks methods to ensure that future intelligent machines will act in ways beneficial to human beings. Machine ethics is relevant to a wide range of possible artificial agents, but becomes especially difficult and especially important when the agents in question have at least human-level intelligence. This paper describes a solution, originally proposed by Yudkowsky (2004), to the problem of what goals to give such agents: rather than attempt to explicitly program in… CONTINUE READING
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