Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Area of Study
Global Security and Intelligence Studies, Sociology
Taught In English
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
This course will give you insight in the technological, ethical and social aspects as well as the legal implications of the use of robotics
The course will be an interdisciplinary course, giving insight in the technological aspects, the ethical and social aspect as well as the legal implications of the use of robotics in different fields of society. This means the communication area, mobility, social support, medical and military and security applications. The subject will be the use of intelligent software, intelligent robots, nano-robots and drones in those areas. After a introductionary lecture about the subjects of the course, special attention will be given to the concept of natural person and legal personality of robots and humanoids.
TYPE OF ASSESSMENT
Your final grade will consist of papers (60%), presentations (20%), participation (10%), excursions (10%)
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
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