Topics in Computer Ethics University of Tsukuba
The goal of this course is to discuss various ethical aspects of information and communication technology and the digital age.
The goal of this course is to discuss various ethical aspects of information and communication technology and the digital age. Students will learn about algorithmic fairness, privacy and surveillance, internet regulation, as well as ethics of artificial intelligence, autonomous cars etc.
Knowledge application, Teamwork, Internationality, Research ability, Specialized knowledge, Ethical view
Week 1: introduction to ethics Weeks 2-3: algorithmic fairness and big data Week 4: privacy and surveillance Week 5: autonomous weapons; autonomous cars Week 6: ethics of artificial intelligence Week 7: intellectual property in the digital age Week 8: healthcare and information technology Week 9: cyberspace and internet regulation Week 10: social media and society
Online Course Requirement
Simona Vasilache,Takahashi Shin
Discussions and in-class (team) work will be conducted. Students are encouraged to participate as actively as possible.
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