With computing technologies increasingly woven into our society and infrastructure, it is vital for the computing research community to be able to address the ethical and societal challenges that can arise from the development of these technologies, from the erosion of personal privacy to the spread of false information.
Fostering Responsible Computing Research: Foundations and Practices presents best practices that funding agencies, academic organizations, and individual researchers can use to formulate and conduct computing research in a responsible manner. This report explores ethical issues in computing research as well as ways to promote responsible practices through education and training.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2022. Fostering Responsible Computing Research: Foundations and Practices. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/26507.
|2 Theoretical Foundations from Ethical and Social Science Frameworks||14-28|
|3 Sources of Ethical Challenges and Societal Concerns for Computing Research||29-71|
|4 Conclusions and Recommendations||72-91|
|Appendix A: Committee Member Biographical Information||94-98|
|Appendix B: Presentations to the Committee||99-100|
|Appendix C: Federal Computing Research Programs Related to Ethical and Societal Impact Concerns||101-105|
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