PalliaSys: Agent-Based Palliative Care

This paper presents the main ideas underlying the work which is being developed at the Spanish research project PalliaSys, in which both Multi-Agent Systems and Information and Communication Technologies are being used to improve the management of the clinical data of palliative patients. A prototype of the system will be tested at the Palliative Care…

Military Robots: Mapping the Moral Landscape

Philosophers have wrestled over the morality and ethics of war for nearly as long as human beings have been waging it. The death and destruction that unmanned warfare entails magnifies the moral and ethical challenges we face in conventional warfare and everyday society. Intrinsically linked are questions and perennial problems concerning what justifies the initial…