Could an artificial intelligence predict a crime before it happens, and provide authorities with precise information about when and where and who is about to commit a crime?
Computer scientists are already working on this kind of technology and the first trails are underway.
But should we trust AI to decide who is a criminal and what defines a crime?
Future crime: Detection and Prevention presented by the Royal Institution of Great Britain. 8 May 2018
Gloria Laycock - Professor of Crime Science in the Engineering Sciences Faculty; Director of the Jill Dando Institute of Security and Crime Science, University College London
Mark Girolami - Chair of Statistics, Department of Mathematics and Professor of Computing Science, Department of Computing, Imperial College London
Adrian Weller - Senior Research Fellow in Machine Learning, University of Cambridge; Programme Director for Artificial Intelligence, The Alan Turing Institute