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Making robotic autonomy through science and law?

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Making robotic autonomy through science and law? / Rommetveit, Kjetil; Gunnarsdottir, Kristrun; Dijk, Niels van; Smits, Martijntje.

University of Bergen, 2014. 31 p.

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Rommetveit, K, Gunnarsdottir, K, Dijk, NV & Smits, M 2014, Making robotic autonomy through science and law? vol. A report on the EPINET Embedding Workshop, Utrecht 16-17 Feb 2014 (EPINET Deliverable D4.2)., University of Bergen.

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Rommetveit, K., Gunnarsdottir, K., Dijk, N. V., & Smits, M. (2014). Making robotic autonomy through science and law? University of Bergen.

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Rommetveit K, Gunnarsdottir K, Dijk NV, Smits M. Making robotic autonomy through science and law? University of Bergen, 2014. 31 p.

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Rommetveit, Kjetil ; Gunnarsdottir, Kristrun ; Dijk, Niels van ; Smits, Martijntje. / Making robotic autonomy through science and law?. University of Bergen, 2014. 31 p.

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