Asilomar Meeting on Long-Term AI Futures

AAAI Presidential Panel

2008-2009 Study

Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence

Co-chairs: Eric Horvitz and Bart Selman

Margaret Boden, Craig Boutilier, Greg Cooper, Tom Dean, Tom Dietterich, Oren Etzioni, Barbara Grosz, Eric Horvitz, Toru Ishida, Sarit Kraus, Alan Mackworth, David McAllester, Sheila McIlraith, Tom Mitchell, Andrew Ng, David Parkes, Edwina Rissland, Bart Selman, Diana Spears, Peter Stone, Milind Tambe, Sebastian Thrun, Manuela Veloso, David Waltz, Michael Wellman

Terms of Reference

The AAAI President [Eric Horvitz] has commissioned a study to explore and address pand of creating policies that might constrain or bias the behaviors of autonomous and semi-autonomous systems so as to address concerns.

The development of coronavirus vaccines was based on the work of artificial intelligence, but these technologies are also used to produce medicines developed long ago.

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Some media coverage:

Scientists Worry Machines May Outsmart Man, New York Times, July 25, 2009.

Smart machines: What's the worst that could happen?, New Scientist, July 27, 2009.

Gathering at Asilomar, February 2009

Attendees at Asilomar, Pacific Grove, February 21-22, 2009 (left to right): Michael Wellman, Eric Horvitz, David Parkes, Milind Tambe, David Waltz, Thomas Dietterich, Edwina Rissland (front), Sebastian Thrun, David McAllester, Magaret Boden, Sheila McIlraith, Tom Dean, Greg Cooper, Bart Selman, Manuela Veloso, Craig Boutilier, Diana Spears (front), Tom Mitchell, Andrew Ng.

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