TAS Publications

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Publications – TAS Contributors

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Galliott, J., MacIntosh, D. & Jens, D.O. (eds.) (2021). Lethal Autonomous Weapons: Re-Examining the Law & Ethics of Robotic Warfare. Oxford University Press. Link https://global.oup.com/academic/product/lethal-autonomous-weapons-9780197546048  

McKenzie, S. (2021). Autonomous Technology and Dynamic Obligations: Uncrewed Maritime Vehicles and the Regulation of Maritime Military Surveillance in the Exclusive Economic Zone. Asian Journal of International Law.  Link https://doi.org/10.1017/S2044251321000011

Selvaratnam, D, Cantoni, M, Davoren, J,M, Shames, I (2021), ‘Sampling Polynomial Trajectories for LTL Verification’, Arvix (under review Theoretical Computer Sciencehttps://arxiv.org/pdf/2104.08980v1.pdf


Korte, Jessica, Bender, Axel, Gallasch, Guy, Wiles, Janet, and Back, Andrew (2020). A plan for developing an Auslan communication technologies pipeline. ECCV 2020: Computer Vision – ECCV 2020 Workshops, Glasgow, Scotland, 23–28 August 2020. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.

Liivoja, R., Massingham, E., MacFarlane, T., and McKenzie, S., (2020). Are autonomous weapons systems prohibited? TAS Game-Changer Blog and UQ Law School 

Massingham, E. (2020). Radio Silence: Autonomous Military Aircraft and the Importance of  Communication for their Use in Peace Time and in Times of Armed Conflict under International Law, University of Queensland Law School (This paper appeared in (2020) 1(1) Asia-Pacific Journal of International Humanitarian Law 184–208)

Massingham, E., McKenzie, S., and Liivoja, R. (2020). AI and Machine Learning Symposium: Command in the Age of Autonomy–Unanswered Questions for Military Operations, OpinioJuris

Massingham, E. (2020). Navigating to autonomy: legal questions in the use of autonomous aerial vehicles by the Australian military. ANZSIL International Peace and Security Interest Group Seminar Series 2020, Online, 24 July 2020.

McFarland, T. (2020). Is an Autonomous Weapon System Just a Machine? Fifteeneightyfour, the blog of Cambridge University Press, Law & Government.

McKenzie, S. (2020). When is a Ship a Ship? Use by State Armed Forces of Un-crewed Maritime Vehicles and the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. Forthcoming Melbourne Journal of International Law

Scholz, J.B. and Galliott, J. (2020). The Case for Ethical AI in the MilitaryOxford Handbook of the Ethics of AI, Cases and Applications: Military. Chapter 36.

Scholz, J.B, Lambert, D.A,  Bolia, R.S, and Galliott, J. (2020). Ethical Weapons: A Case for AI in Weapons. In Moral Responsibility in Twenty-First-Century Warfare. SUNY Series in Just War Theory and the Ethical Challenges of Autonomous Weapons Systems, Steven C. Roach and Amy E. Eckert Editors, SUNY Press. September.

UQ and the Future of War resources including articles, books, blog posts and podcast available at: https://law.uq.edu.au/research/future-war 


Perez, T. (2019) What will it take to trust autonomous systems? Australian Defence Magazine, October 2019 

Scholz, J.B. and Galliott, J.  (2019), Artificial Intelligence in Weapons: The Moral Imperative for Minimally-Just Autonomy, US Air Force Journal of Indo-Pacific Affairs, vol. 1, pp. 57 – 67.