IEEE P7014 - Emulated Empathy in Autonomous and Intelligent Systems Working Group
Standard for Ethical considerations in Emulated Empathy in Autonomous and Intelligent Systems
This standard defines a model for ethical considerations and practices in the design, creation and use of empathic technology, incorporating systems that have the capacity to identify, quantify, respond to, or simulate affective states, such as emotions and cognitive states. This includes coverage of ‘affective computing’, ’emotion AI’ and related fields.
The purpose of this standard is to provide clear and practical guidance for the design and implementation of empathic systems that are prioritised to maximise human flourishing and protect users from bias, abuse or exploitation.
The approved Project Authorization Request form, which outlines the project in brief, can be download here: P7014 PAR.
And visit Ethics in Action for further information about the IEEE Global Initiative for Ethics in Autonomous and Intelligent Systems, and the wider P70XX group of ethical standards.
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