IEEE P7001: A Proposed Standard on Transparency

Winfield, Alan FT, Booth, Serena, Dennis, Louise A ORCID: 0000-0003-1426-1896, Egawa, Takashi, Hastie, Helen, Jacobs, Naomi, Muttram, Roderick I, Olszewska, Joanna I, Rajabiyazdi, Fahimeh, Theodorou, Andreas
et al (show 3 more authors) (2021) IEEE P7001: A Proposed Standard on Transparency. FRONTIERS IN ROBOTICS AND AI, 8. 665729-.

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This paper describes IEEE P7001, a new draft standard on transparency of autonomous systems. In the paper, we outline the development and structure of the draft standard. We present the rationale for transparency as a measurable, testable property. We outline five stakeholder groups: users, the general public and bystanders, safety certification agencies, incident/accident investigators and lawyers/expert witnesses, and explain the thinking behind the normative definitions of "levels" of transparency for each stakeholder group in P7001. The paper illustrates the application of P7001 through worked examples of both specification and assessment of fictional autonomous systems.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: transparency, explainability, autonomous systems, robot ethics, AI ethics
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Engineering > School of Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Computer Science
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 23 Dec 2021 15:54
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2023 21:18
DOI: 10.3389/frobt.2021.665729
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