Autonomous technologies

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Autonomous computer systems
NARROWER TERMS
Report

The effective and ethical development of Artificial Intelligence: an opportunity to improve our wellbeing

Placing society at the core of Artificial Intelligence (AI) development, this report analyses the opportunities, challenges and prospects that AI technologies present, and explores considerations such as workforce, education, human rights and our regulatory environment.
Report

The future is ours: women, automation and equality in the digital age

Automation – or the substitution of labour for capital – has triggered dystopian visions of mass joblessness, as well as utopian visions of a world with no work. This paper argues that automation presents an opportunity to narrow gender inequalities, and sets out four propositions...
Briefing paper

No hands on deck: US and Australian progress in autonomous warfare at sea

This paper argues that as competition with China intensifies, future unmanned warfare can address key strategic and anti-access challenges for the United States, Australia and like-minded partners in the Indo-Pacific.
Working paper

Prototype warfare, innovation and the fourth industrial age

The fourth industrial revolution involves the continuous and cyclical flow of information and actions between the physical and digital worlds. This revolution can potentially create a hyper-connected defence-industry-research-academia ecosystem able to continually innovate.
Report

Public scrutiny of automated decisions: early lessons and emerging methods

Automated decisions are increasingly part of everyday life, but how can the public scrutinize, understand, and govern them? This report maps out the landscape, providing practical examples and a framework to think about what has worked.
Commentary

Why autonomous vehicles won’t reduce our dependence on cars in cities

While public transport remains marginalised in policy and practice, private cars will continue to dominate the way we travel.
Report

Creativity vs robots: the creative economy and the future of employment

This report explores future automation and creativity in the UK and US workforces. We find that creative jobs will be much more resistant to automation than most other jobs.
Briefing paper

Emerging transport technologies: critical policy brief

This briefing draws upon the expertise of RMIT’s transport research community to inform policy makers and the wider community on critical challenges presented by the emergence of new transport technologies.
Report

Safety assurance for automated driving systems: decision regulation impact statement

The purpose of this decision regulation impact statement is to analyse options for the safety assurance of automated driving systems. This analysis is intended to inform a Transport and Infrastructure Council decision on a safety assurance approach.