The social dilemma of autonomous vehicles

  title={The social dilemma of autonomous vehicles},
  author={Jean‐François Bonnefon and Azim F. Shariff and Iyad Rahwan},
  pages={1573 - 1576}
Codes of conduct in autonomous vehicles When it becomes possible to program decision-making based on moral principles into machines, will self-interest or the public good predominate? In a series of surveys, Bonnefon et al. found that even though participants approve of autonomous vehicles that might sacrifice passengers to save others, respondents would prefer not to ride in such vehicles (see the Perspective by Greene). Respondents would also not approve regulations mandating self-sacrifice… 
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