References in papers from 6th Interstellar Symposium

Here are all the references from the papers and presentations presented at the 6th Interstellar Symposium in Wichita, KS, November 10-15, 2019. They are organized by the last name of the presenter.

David Burke – Human-Machine Ethics: Experiments in Moral Responsibility

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[8] Wallach, W., and Allen, C., “Moral Machines: Teaching Robots Right From Wrong”, Oxford University Press, 2009.

[9] Leben, D., “Ethics for Robots: How to Design a Moral Algorithm”, Routledge, 2019.

[10] Lin, P., Jenkins, R., and Abney, K (Eds.) “Robot Ethics 2.0: From Autonomous Cars to Artificial Intelligence”, Oxford University Press, 2017.

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Alexander Cohen – Damage to Relativistic Interstellar Spacecraft by ISM Gas Accumulation

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Alex Ellery – Will Self-Replication Technology Precede Interstellar Propulsion Technology? The Prospects for Interstellar Self-Replicating Probe and a Human Type III Civilisation

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Jeffrey K. Greason – Reaction Drive Powered by External Dynamic Pressure as Second Stage for Interstellar Flight

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Jacob Erlikhman, Jonathan Suen, Antonio Sanchez-Rubio, Prashant Srinivasan, Will Hettel, Peter Meinhold, Peter Krogen, and Philip Lubin – Analysis of Stability of Light Sails Under Acceleration from 50 GW Laser with COMSOL and Analytic Analyses

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Katelyn A. Greene, Kyle P. McNamara, PhD, and Ashley A. Weaver – Computationally Assessing Crewmember Musculoskeletal Health with Long-Duration Spaceflight

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Dr. Gerald P. Jackson – Antimatter-Based Interstellar Propulsion

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Jamey D. Jacob and Ben Loh – Inflatable Technologies for Interstellar Missions

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