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Delphi: Towards Machine Ethics and Norms

  title={Delphi: Towards Machine Ethics and Norms},
  author={Liwei Jiang and Jena D. Hwang and Chandrasekhar Bhagavatula and Ronan Le Bras and Maxwell Forbes and Jon Borchardt and Jenny Liang and Oren Etzioni and Maarten Sap and Yejin Choi},
What would it take to teach a machine to behave ethically? While broad ethical rules may seem straightforward to state ("thou shalt not kill"), applying such rules to real-world situations is far more complex. For example, while"helping a friend"is generally a good thing to do,"helping a friend spread fake news"is not. We identify four underlying challenges towards machine ethics and norms: (1) an understanding of moral precepts and social norms; (2) the ability to perceive real-world… Expand
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