- The students will have a general understanding of AI as a field of research and as a technology.
- They are able to identify and explain regulatory, legal and ethical issues particular to AI.
- They have a general understanding of how developments in AI affect different fields of law and how legal frameworks challenge developments in AI
- They have a general understanding of what governance of and through AI technologies entails on a local and global level.
This course first explores AI from a number of different scientific disciplines, including Law, STS, Philosophy, and Computer Science, in order to understand the basics of AI as a necessary foundation to then further examine the regulatory, legal and ethical issues of AI from the perspective of governance and the application of AI in several specific societal domains. After a general multidisciplinary introduction, the course explores how developments in AI challenge existing legal frameworks and what kind of regulatory options can be used to address these challenges.
The national and international dimensions of these challenges will be discussed, as well as how AI affects different parts of society. A central aim of this course is to help students develop their understanding of what AI is, what it can do and what kind of new regulatory issues they present.
Type of Instructions
Interactive lectures, tutorials and group work.