Robotics and artificial intelligence


Terms of reference


1 Introduction

Our inquiry

2 Economic and social implications

Machines versus humans?

Employment changes

Job augmentation

Education and skills

3 Ethical and legal issues

Safety and Control

Verification and validation

Decision-making transparency

Minimising bias

Privacy and consent

Accountability and liability

Governance: standards and regulations

Public dialogue

4 Research, funding and innovation

Robotics and autonomous systems

RAS 2020 Strategy

RAS Funding

RAS Leadership

RAS Skills shortages


Visit to Google DeepMind, London

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

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5 October 2016