Episode 10 - Will Military Swarms Be the Next Weapon of Mass Destruction?

Lethal Autonomous Weapons: 10 things we want to know

08-12-2021 • 34 minuti


Paola Gaeta and Marta Bo interview Dr. Giacomo Persi Paoli, Programme Lead for Security and Technology Programme at the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR). In this episode he talks about the next generation of lethal autonomous weapons systems – robot swarms –  and their technical and operational features.

Giacomo Persi Paoli is the author of Swarm Robotics: Technical and Operational Overview of the Next Generation of Autonomous Systems (with Merel Ekelhof) (UNIDIR 2020).

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