|Post:||Visiting Lecturer (Informatics, Centre for Cognitive Science)|
|Other posts:||Associate Tutor (Engineering and Design)|
|Location:||Chichester 1 Ci160|
|International:||+44 1273 678853|
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The social and ethical implications of computing and AI form the core of my research interests. I'm keen to encourage people in computing and AI to take a more professional and responsible attitude to their work and/or research. An important part of this involves developing applications for new technologies such as multimedia and virtual reality which are socially beneficial. I'm also interested in both the technical and philosophical questions raised by applications of AI in the area of morality. I also have a keen interest in aviation and aviation research issues.
Whitby, Blay (2011) Do you want a robot lover? In: Robot ethics: the ethical and social implications of robotics. Intelligent robotics and autonomous agents . MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass., pp. 233-249. ISBN 9780262016667
Whitby, Blay (2011) On computable morality: an examination of machines as moral advisors. In: Machine ethics. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. ISBN 9780521112352
Dumitriu, Anna, Holder, John, Tikka, Pia and Whitby, Blay (2010) Enactive Dialectics. Leonardo, 43 (5). pp. 484-485. ISSN 0024-094X
Whitby, Blay (2010) Oversold, unregulated, and unethical: Why we need to respond to robot nannies. Interaction Studies, 11 (2). pp. 290-294. ISSN 15720373
Whitby, Blay and Dumitriu, Anna (2009) Beliefs, Learning, and Embodied Experience. In: British Psychological Society, Consciousness and Experiential Psychology Section, Oxford University, UK.
Whitby, Blay and Dumitriu, Anna (2009) The Institute of Unnecessary Research: public engagement in science through art and performance. In: Fourth Annual Science and the Public Conference, 13-14 June 2009, University of Brighton, UK.
Whitby, Blay (2008) Artificial Intelligence: A Beginner's Guide. Oneworld Beginners' Guides . OneWorld Publications. ISBN 9781851686070
Whitby, Blay (2008) Artificial Intelligence: A Beginners Guide. Oneworld Publications. ISBN 9781851686070
Whitby, Blay (2008) Sometimes it's hard to be a robot: A call for action on the ethics of abusing artificial agents. Interacting with Computers, 20 (3). pp. 326-333. ISSN 09535438
Whitby, Blay (2008) Time to wake up? ITNOW, 50 (3). pp. 8-9. ISSN 17465702
Whitby, Blay (2007) Computing Machinery and Morality. AI and Society, 22 (4). pp. 551-563. ISSN 14355655
Whitby, Blay (2006) More or less human-like? Ethical issues in human-robot interaction. In: Ethics of Human Interaction with Robotic, Bionic, and AI Systems - Concepts and Policies, Naples, Italy.
Whitby, Blay (2005) Ethical Issues in Human-Robot Interaction. Procedings of the Symposium on Robot Companions: Hard Problems and Open Challenges in Robot-Human Interaction.