From 'Human Control' in International Law to 'Human Oversight' in the New EU Act on Artificial Intelligence

Daniele Amoroso and Filippo Santoni De Sio (eds), Research Handbook on Meaningful Human Control of Artificial Intelligence Systems, Elgar, 2023 (Forthcoming)

31 Pages Posted: 6 Oct 2022

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Juliane Beck

University of St. Gallen

Thomas Burri

University of St. Gallen

Date Written: October 3, 2022

Abstract

This article examines "human control" of autonomous systems and "human oversight" of artificial intelligence in the light of the international legal discussions and the EU’s recent proposal for an AI Act. It also identifies some weaknesses of the draft EU AI Act and proposes ways of improving it.

Keywords: Autonomous systems, Autonomous weapons, CCW, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, EU Commission, Meaningful Human Control, Human Oversight, International Law, EU Law, Regulation

Suggested Citation

Beck, Juliane and Burri, Thomas, From 'Human Control' in International Law to 'Human Oversight' in the New EU Act on Artificial Intelligence (October 3, 2022). Daniele Amoroso and Filippo Santoni De Sio (eds), Research Handbook on Meaningful Human Control of Artificial Intelligence Systems, Elgar, 2023 (Forthcoming), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4236554 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4236554

Juliane Beck

University of St. Gallen ( email )

Thomas Burri (Contact Author)

University of St. Gallen ( email )

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Saint Gallen, St. Gallen CH-9000
Switzerland

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