Liability for Autonomous Agent Design
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- Heckman, C. & Wobbrock, J.O. Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (1999) 2: 87. doi:10.1023/A:1010087325358
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Though exciting scientifically, autonomous agent design can result in legal liability. This paper surveys those legal concerns, focusing on issues arising from the unique qualities of agents not found in conventional software. Informed designers can more effectively reduce their liability exposure and influence emerging agent liability law and policies.