Robots and Identity

Professor Keith W. Miller explains the challenges presented when robots, cyborgs and computers form unique identities and become more like individuals.

In his Keynote Presentation at The Asian Conference on Society, Education & Technology 2014 (ACSET2014) Professor Keith W. Miller addresses how the roles of robots, cyborgs and computers will evolve alongside human society and the challenges presented when machines become more like individuals. In this interview IAFOR Executive Director, Dr Joseph Haldane, continues the discussion with Professor Miller on how robots are forming unique identities.

Professor Keith W. Miller

Keith W. Miller is the Orthwein Endowed Professor for Lifelong Learning in the Sciences at the University of Missouri – St. Louis. In that position, he is partnering with the St. Louis Science Center. Dr Miller’s research interests are in software testing and in computer ethics, and he is a past editor of the editor-in-chief of IEEE Technology and Society Magazine. He was awarded the 2011 Joseph Weizenbaum Award by the International Society for Ethics and Information Technology. He is the principal investigator of a recent grant from the US National Science Foundation to study the effects of ethics education for computer science students.

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