May Festival-Robots Who Know Themselves Festival

May Festival-Robots Who Know Themselves

 Please Note- Tickets may be available at the May Fest venue box office at the University of Aberdeen (King College Conference centre ). These will subject to availability and on a cash only basis for paid events.

 

The robot 'hosts' in the television series Westworld undergo a revolution when they become self-aware. What is self-awareness, and how likely is a computer to acquire it? Recent work in philosophy and artificial intelligence give clues about what artificial self-awareness might look like and whether we should embrace it.

Venue: Regent Lecture Theatre, University of Aberdeen


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