When Autonomous Robots Become Managers
by Danny Weihs

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Robots are entering every aspect of our professional and personal lives, be it in cleaning our rooms, delivering our shopping to fighting our wars. As the robotics sector develops, more and more autonomy is being built into these machines, where the simplest aspect of autonomy is decision making. One can define levels of autonomy by the degree of decision making- for example, the thermostats in your office, is autonomic at the lowest level- it is constrained to one specific predefined  action, but can decide when to apply heating/ cooling. Here we define 5 levels of autonomy of machines or man-made systems   Lowest – fully programmed and supervised (the Thermostat) Next – some decision making, […]