Ethical framework for designing autonomous systems

Journal of Open Innovation: Technology, Market, and Complexity (ISSN 2199-8531).Special Issue on Technology Driven Innovation, Research Management and Policy Making. J. Open Innov. Technol. Mark. Complex. 2019, 5, 18

To gain the potential benefit of autonomous intelligent systems, their design and development need to be aligned with fundamental values and ethical principles. The article presents a review of ethical principles in the context of artificial intelligence design, and introduces an ethical framework for designing autonomous intelligent systems. The framework is based on an iterative, multidisciplinary perspective yet a systematic discussion during an Autonomous Intelligent Systems (AIS) design process, and on relevant ethical principles for the concept design of autonomous systems.