Description The synthesis of swarms has evolved over 30 years from simple rule-based ‘artificial life’ simulations to reports of increasingly complex, cognitive, and numerous small autonomous platforms. Despite this progress, technical challenges and fundamental questions remain. We propose to take stock of progress, and seek answers to questions such as: How is agency and risk […]
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By Robert Dickie1and Rachel Horne2 1Group Leader, Systems Safety & Assurance, Frazer Nash Consultancy Ltd 2Assurance of Autonomy Activity Lead, Trusted Autonomous Systems (TAS) Autonomous vessels of various sizes, forms and speeds are already at sea, on the surface and beneath it. The International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGs), published by the International […]
Trusted Autonomous Systems are proud to promote the work of our Ethics and Law of Autonomous Systems researchers in the publication of ‘Autonomous Cyber Capabilities under International Law’. The Activities Legal lead, Professor Rain Liivoja (University of Queensland – Law and the Future of War) is a co-editor, and it features contributions from Activity researchers […]
By Maaike Vanderkooi and Rachel Horne The Webinar As part of Trusted Autonomous Systems (TAS) project to develop an Australian Code of Practice for the Design, Construction, Survey and Operation of Autonomous and Remotely Operated Vessels, TAS held a Webinar on the project on Monday 5 July 2021. 50 stakeholders attended the Webinar, including a […]
By Tom Putland – Director of Autonomy Accreditation – Air The development of best practice policy, appropriate standards, and a strong assurance and accreditation culture has the potential to enhance innovation and support market growth for drones with autonomous abilities in the maritime, air and land domains. The Trusted Autonomous Systems (TAS) National Accreditation Support […]
As Scholz put it in our interview, with the Centre’s focus on the “smart, the small and the many”, compared with traditional “complex, large and few” manned systems, code rewriting can be much faster. ‘Defence Industry and Working with Defence in Shaping a Way Ahead for Autonomous Systems‘ (Robbin Laird, 8 June 21)
TAS feature in articles ’The Integrated Distributed Maritime Force: The Impact of Maritime Autonomous Systems’ (Robbin Laird, 29 May 21) and ‘Shaping the way ahead for RAS, ADF Force Development‘ (Robbin Laird, 1 June 21).
TAS the main focus of Second Line of Defence article, ‘The Eco-System for Next Generation Autonomous Systems and Shaping a Way Ahead for the ADF‘, based on CEO Prof. Jason Scholz presentation at the Williams Foundation earlier this year (Robbin Laird, 3 June 21). The video of Prof.Scholz presentation is available on the Sir […]
by Dr Kate Devitt, Chief Scientist, Trusted Autonomous Systems “Military ethics should be considered as a core competency that needs to be updated and refreshed if it is to be maintained” Inspector General ADF, 2020, p.508 The Centre for Defence Leadership & Ethics Australian Defence College has commissioned Trusted Autonomous Systems to produce videos […]
Article 36 of Additional Protocol 1 (1977) of the Geneva Convention (1949) requires: “In the study, development, acquisition or adoption of a new weapon, means or method of warfare, a High Contracting Party is under an obligation to determine whether its employment would, in some or all circumstances, be prohibited by this Protocol or by […]