15.3 References and Further Reading

Hierarchical planning is discussed by Nau (2007). Hierarchical reinforcement learning is covered by Dietterich (2000). Multiagent reinforcement learning is addressed by Stone (2007).

Mackworth (2009) presents some of the dangers and potential of AI.

The dangers of robotic warfare are outlined by Sharkey (2008) and Singer (2009a)Singer (2009b). The estimate of traffic accidents is from Peden (2004) and the estimate of the increase in traffic throughput is from Dresner and Stone (2008).

The development of RoboCup is sketched by Visser and Burkhard (2007).

Assistive technology systems are described by Pollack (2005), Liu et al. (2006) and Yang and Mackworth (2007). Smart wheelchairs are discussed by Mihailidis et al. (2007) and Viswanathan et al. (2007).

Shelley(1818) wrote about Dr. Frankenstein and his monster. Anderson and Leigh Anderson (2007) discusses robot ethics. World Wide Mind is cited by Hillis (2008) and Kelly (2008).