self driving cars

: an Applied Trolly Problem?

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This week, we're shifting focus slightly to look at ethics within the field of artifical intelligence. Ethics are an important consideration for anyone interested in the field of AI. This particular paper focuses on one of the largest debates in the current AI ethics field, accident algorithms in self-driving cars. In the event a self-driving car realizes an accident is about to occur, what should it do? What outcomes should be prioritized? The paper reviews the current viewpoints on these questions.