Enhancing Group and Societal Outcomes

  • James S. Albus
  • William Sims Bainbridge
  • Kathleen M. Carley
  • R. Price
  • Gary W. Strong
  • Philip Rubin
  • William A. Wallace
  • Jill Banfield
  • Murray Hirschbein
  • Tina Masciangioli
  • Tom Miller
  • Cherry Murray
  • R. L. Norwood
  • John Sargent
  • S. Venneri
  • M. Dastoor
  • M. C. Roco


The third multidisciplinary theme is concerned with NBIC innovations whose benefits would chiefly be beyond the individual level, for groups, the economy, culture, or society as a whole. It naturally builds on the human cognition and physical capabilities themes and provides a background for the national security and scientific unification panels. In particular, it is focused on a nexus issue that relates logically to most technological applications discussed in this report and that connects all four NBIC scientific and technological realms — that is, how to enhance group human productivity, communication, and cooperation.


Cognitive Science Intelligent System Intelligent Machine Intelligent Agent Social Intelligence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • James S. Albus
    • 2
  • William Sims Bainbridge
    • 8
  • Kathleen M. Carley
    • 5
  • R. Price
  • Gary W. Strong
    • 7
    • 8
  • Philip Rubin
    • 1
  • William A. Wallace
    • 7
  • Jill Banfield
    • 3
  • Murray Hirschbein
    • 6
  • Tina Masciangioli
  • Tom Miller
  • Cherry Murray
  • R. L. Norwood
  • John Sargent
  • S. Venneri
    • 6
  • M. Dastoor
    • 6
  • M. C. Roco
    • 4
  1. 1.The National Science FoundationUSA
  2. 2.National Institute of Standards and TechnologyUSA
  3. 3.University of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA
  4. 4.National Science FoundationNanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology (NSET)USA
  5. 5.Carnegie Mellon UniversityUSA
  6. 6.National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationUSA
  7. 7.Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteUSA
  8. 8.National Science FoundationUSA

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