CFP: Formalising Responsibility - A Philosophy and Computer Science Workshop on notions of responsibility to support artificial agent decision making

Submission deadline: June 1, 2023

Conference date(s):
September 20, 2023 - September 22, 2023

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Conference Venue:

University of Manchester
Manchester, United Kingdom

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Call for Participation

Formalising Responsibility is a three-day inter-disciplinary workshop, to be held at the University of Manchester from 20th-22nd of September 2023. The workshop seeks to bring together philosophers and computer scientists in-person to discuss the notions of responsibility in relation to autonomous systems.

We now invite submissions for poster presentations in our areas of interest, including but not limited to:

Conceptual work on defining Responsibility

Attribution of Responsibility for future actions

Division of Responsibility for collectives of agents

Collective or Group Responsibility

Responsibility in relation to autonomous decision-making systems

Modelling responsibilities computationally

Modelling responsibility in Agents

Using responsibilities in decision making

Using responsibilities in a multi-agent setting  

Formalising Responsibility – Poster Submission Guidelines

We invite submissions for poster presentations in any of the areas of interest or related areas.

We welcome submissions of anonymised 500-words abstracts, to be sent to [email protected]. Please also include the following information in a separate document:

-       Name

-       Email

-       Institution, Department and Position

-       Indication of talk or poster preference

-       Title of Poster.

We will take submissions until the 1st of June 2023. Decisions will be communicated within a fortnight.

We particularly encourage proposals that foster a more diverse research community including researchers from underrepresented groups in Philosophy and Computer Science, researchers with various institutional affiliations, at diverse stages of their professional careers and/or with different geographical origins.

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