22 million goes to research on artificial intelligence at the University of Michigan

Can a car make ethical decisions? This is one of the questions that will be asked as new research begins into artificial intelligence at the University of Michigan. Researchers at the University of Michigan are being tasked with a host of projects related to artificial intelligence, from training a car to identify people, to exploring the social impact of autonomous vehicles. https://wcmu.org/news/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/NEWS080.mp3 Edwin Olson is one of the professors on the project. He said cars will ultimately rely on probability for decision making. “A common question are about these trolley problems when a car has to make some horrific choice between hitting object A or object B. The reality is that cars are not ethical decision making creatures, they are number crunchers. They are matching what they see to behavior…


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