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Working paper on the state-of-art of assessments of the societal impacts of autonomous robots. / Rommetveit, Kjetil; Gunnarsdottir, Kristrun; Dijk, Niels van; Smits, Martijntje.

University of Bergen, 2012. 76 p.

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Rommetveit, K, Gunnarsdottir, K, Dijk, NV & Smits, M 2012, Working paper on the state-of-art of assessments of the societal impacts of autonomous robots. vol. EPINET Deliverable Deliverable D4.1., University of Bergen.

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Rommetveit, Kjetil ; Gunnarsdottir, Kristrun ; Dijk, Niels van ; Smits, Martijntje. / Working paper on the state-of-art of assessments of the societal impacts of autonomous robots. University of Bergen, 2012. 76 p.

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