RoboCop(y) – enforcing copyright in a world of computer co-creators

Burkhard Schafer / University of Edinburgh and Simon Colton / Goldsmiths University of London

Room: Great Room

Time: 1610-1650

RoboCopyAutonomous computer systems are now sharing our creative spaces as consumers and producers of art. In 2016 we saw the performance of the first computer generated musical in London. Increasingly, computer generated paintings are also being included in art exhibitions.

This workshop examined how copyright will function in a world where humans lose their status as the sole creators. How will we teach the machines that we develop to respect the rights of others?

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