Alphabetical List of Resources


Here we list the resources briefly discussed on the parent Resources page, or elsewhere on this site, as well as links to relevant professional bodies and their statements on ethics. This is a WORK IN PROGRESS and at the time of posting, very much incomplete. Please keep checking back.

The Academy of Medical Sciences and the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine produced a report on Adherence to Medications which raises some of the issues that those concerned with AI have also discussed.

The American Society of Civil Engineers Code of Conduct is here.

The Association for Computing Machinery Software Engineering Code of Ethics and Professional Practice is here.

The AoIR (Association of Internet Researchers) has two reports giving Recommendations from the AoIR ethics working committee.

The BSI (British Standards Institute) has produced a standard, BS 8611:2016 Robots and robotic devices: Guide to the ethical design and application of robots and robotic systems.

The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots website can be found here.

The Computer Society of India code of ethics is here.

Data Ethics is a project on philosophy and ethics of data in the economic world.

DeepMind, the London-based AI company, can be found here.

The Economic and Social Research Council of the UK (ESRC) has much useful information about ethics for researchers, including many resources and links that would be useful to many in AI.

The Engineering Council (UK) code of ethics is here.

The EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) of the UK has formulated a set of Principles of Robotics.

The European Union Committee on Legal Affairs in May 2016 issued a draft report on the regulation of robotics, and in January 2017 it issued a study in European Civil Law Rules in Robotics.

Ethics Unwrapped at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas in Austin has some informative videos and other material on behavioural ethics which can be especially useful for thinking about how to apply ethics especially in an institutional or commercial context.

The Future of Humanity Institute at the University of Oxford has a number of research projects on AI safety.

The Future of Life Institute lists the projects it is funding for research into keeping AI beneficial here and has news about AI here. The FLI has a page of Introductory Resources on AI Safety Research.

Horizon 20 20, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, mandates that all its funded research must comply with ethical principles and relevant national, EU and international legislation.

The IEEE code of ethics is here.

The IEEE‘s Standards Association is conducting a Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in the Design of Autonomous Systems.

The IIIM (Iceland Institute for Intelligent Machines) has an Ethics Policy for Peaceful R&D.

The Information Technology Professionals Association (Australia) code of ethics is here.

The Institution of Civil Engineers’ conduct policy is here.

INVOLVE is dedicated to assisting with the involvement of the public in (medical) research.

The Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence recently opened at the University of Cambridge.

Lucid Holdings Inc, an AI company based in Texas, has its own Ethics Advisory Panel

The Microsoft Cloud Computing Research Centre (MCCRC)  has technology lawyers and computer scientists working collaboratively on cutting-edge research challenges in cloud computing where technology and regulation intersect, some topics of which concern AI.

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) gives ethics information for researchers, and actively invites the public to become involved in research.

The National Society of Professional Engineers Code of Ethics for Engineers is here.

The Open Letter on Research Priorities for Robust and Beneficial Artificial Intelligence can be found here.

The Partnership on Artificial Intelligence to Benefit People and Society has collaboration from Amazon, DeepMind, Facebook, Google, IBM, and Microsoft.

The Royal Academy of Engineering has pages discussing ethics and philosophy here.

Shivon Zilis runs a useful blog looking at the Current State of Machine Intelligence

Stanford University is conducting the One Hundred Year Study of AI (AI100)

The ruling on the use of the COMPAS algorithm in State of Wisconsin v Eric Loomis can be found here.

The UnBias project has the aim of Emancipating Users Against Algorithmic Biases for a Trusted Digital Economy.

The White House issued in 2016 a Report on the Future of Artificial Intelligence

We would like to thank the Future of Life Institute for their generous sponsorship of our programme of research.