Matthijs M. Maas

Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, University of Cambridge

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Trinity Ln

Cambridge, CB2 1TN

United Kingdom

University of Cambridge - King's College, Cambridge

College Research Associate

King's Parade

Cambridge, CB2 1ST

United Kingdom

University of Copenhagen - CECS- Centre for European and Comparative Legal Studies

Karen Blixens Plads 16

Copenhagen, DK-2300

Denmark

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Ideas:
“  -Adaptive global governance approaches for extreme technological risks, with a particular focus on regimes for high-stakes or destabilizing uses of AI technology (e.g. in military contexts). -the effects of AI technology on international law itself -conceptual frameworks for the capability-scalable regulation of emerging technologies  ”

Scholarly Papers (12)

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Aligning AI Regulation to Sociotechnical Change

In: Justin Bullock, Baobao Zhang, Yu-Che Chen, Johannes Himmelreich, Matthew Young, Antonin Korinek & Valerie Hudson (eds.). Oxford Handbook on AI Governance (Oxford University Press, 2022 forthcoming).
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2021
Matthijs M. Maas
Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, University of Cambridge
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Artificial Intelligence, AI, Regulation, Sociotechnical Change, Techlaw, Regulatory Rationale, Regulatory Target, Problem Logics

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Seven Questions for Existential Risk Studies

Forthcoming in Managing Extreme Technological Risk (ed. Catherine Rhodes)
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Jun 2022
Lalitha Sundaram, Matthijs M. Maas and S. J. Beard
Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, University of Cambridge and Centre for the Study of Existential Risk
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Existential risk, existential risk studies, global catastrophic risk, epistemology, methodology, theory of change

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Military Artificial Intelligence as Contributor to Global Catastrophic Risk

The Era of Global Risk (2023). (eds. SJ Beard, Martin Rees, Catherine Richards & Clarissa Rios-Rojas). Open Book Publishers.
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 May 2022 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2022
Matthijs M. Maas, Kayla Matteucci and Di Cooke
Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, University of Cambridge, Centre for the Study of Existential Risk and Centre for the Study of Existential Risk
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Artificial intelligence, Military AI, autonomous weapons, global catastrophic risk, nuclear weapons, nuclear war

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Artificial Intelligence and Legal Disruption: A New Model for Analysis

Law, Innovation and Technology 12, no. 2 (September 16, 2020): 205–58. https://doi.org/10.1080/17579961.2020.1815402.
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Feb 2021
University of Copenhagen - Faculty of Law, Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, University of Cambridge, National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG) - School of Law, University of Antwerp - Faculty of Law, Business & Law Research Group, University of Graz and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Artificial Intelligence, AI, Legal Disruption, Governance Framework, Cyberlaw, Robolaw, Disruptive Moment

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'Solving for X?' Towards a Problem-Finding Framework to Ground Long-Term Governance Strategies for Artificial Intelligence

Futures 126 (February 1, 2021): 22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.futures.2020.102672. , University of Copenhagen Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2021-107
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 20 May 2021
Hin-Yan Liu and Matthijs M. Maas
University of Copenhagen - Faculty of Law and Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, University of Cambridge
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Artificial Intelligence, AI, Long-term, Macrostrategy, Governance, Futures, Problem-Finding, Problem-Solving

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Regulating for 'Normal AI Accidents': Operational Lessons for the Responsible Governance of Artificial Intelligence Deployment

Proceedings of the 2018 AAAI/ACM Conference on AI, Ethics, and Society
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 06 Feb 2021
Matthijs M. Maas
Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, University of Cambridge
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Artificial Intelligence, AI, Normal Accident Theory

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Should Artificial Intelligence Governance be Centralised?: Design Lessons from History

In Proceedings of the AAAI/ACM Conference on AI, Ethics, and Society, 228–34. New York NY USA: ACM, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1145/3375627.3375857
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 07 Feb 2021
Peter Cihon, Matthijs M. Maas and Luke Kemp
Center for the Governance of AI, Future of Humanity Institute, University of Oxford, Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, University of Cambridge and Australian National University (ANU) - The Fenner School of Environment and Society
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Artificial Intelligence, AI, Governance, International Institutions, Regimes, Fragmentation, Centralization, Regime Complexity

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Fragmentation and the Future: Investigating Architectures for International AI Governance

Global Policy 11, no. 5 (November 2020): 545–56. https://doi.org/10.1111/1758-5899.12890.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Feb 2021
Peter Cihon, Matthijs M. Maas and Luke Kemp
Center for the Governance of AI, Future of Humanity Institute, University of Oxford, Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, University of Cambridge and Australian National University (ANU) - The Fenner School of Environment and Society
Downloads 31 (682,530)
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Artificial Intelligence, AI, Governance, International Institutions, Regimes, Fragmentation, Centralization, Regime Complexity

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Roadmap to a Roadmap: How Could We Tell When AGI is a ‘Manhattan Project’ Away?

1st International Workshop on Evaluating Progress in Artificial Intelligence - EPAI 2020, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Feb 2021
John-Clark Levin and Matthijs M. Maas
University of Cambridge and Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, University of Cambridge
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Artificial Intelligence, AI, AGI, science, megaproject, surface area

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Bridging the Gap: The Case for an ‘Incompletely Theorized Agreement’ on AI Policy

AI and Ethics, Springer
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Feb 2021
Charlotte Stix and Matthijs M. Maas
Eindhoven University of Technology (TUE) and Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, University of Cambridge
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Artificial Intelligence, Artificial Intelligence policy, long-term, short-term, Artificial intelligence ethics, cooperation models, incompletely theorized agreement, overlapping consensus

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Long-Term Trajectories of Human Civilization

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2022
Global Catastrophic Risk Institute, University of Oxford - Future of Humanity Institute, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, George Mason University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, University of Cambridge, Smith College - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Oxford - Oxford Martin School, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Leibniz Universität Hannover, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Louisville
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long-term trajectories, human civilization

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Innovation-Proof Governance for Military AI? How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bot

Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies 10, no. 1 (2019): 129–57. https://doi.org/10.1163/18781527-01001006.
Posted: 10 Feb 2022
Matthijs M. Maas
Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, University of Cambridge

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Artificial Intelligence, AI, military AI, arms control, governance, governance-disruption