Richard G. Epstein

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The following article provides the rationale behind the design of computer ethics scenarios such as this one and suggests how they can be used in other courses:

Epstein, Richard G. "The Use of Computer Ethics Scenarios in Software Engineering Education: The Case of the Killer Robot." Software Engineering Education: Proceedings of the7th SEI CSEE Conference, San Antonio. Ed. Jorge L. Diaz-Herrera. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 750. Springer-Verlag, 1994.

An expanded version of the Case of The Killer Robot can be found in Richard G. Epstein's book of the same name, published by John Wiley and Sons in 1996.

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