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Decision Tools Manipulating Assent: Rational Persuasion, Paternalism and Trust

Tweet Autonomous systems, Situation Awareness Tools and Operator Decision Aids are increasingly used to improve strategic and operational effectiveness with better data, models and scenarios (Defense Science & Technology Group, 2017). To gain the trust of users, tools are designed

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RezBaz Brisbane Digital Tools Poster

Tweet Poster for Brisbane Research Bazaar at The University of Queensland, 7-9 February 2017.   Tweet

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A cognitive decision interface to optimise integrated weed management

Tweet A cognitive decision interface to optimise integrated weed management. 7th Asian-Australasian Conference on Precision Agriculture, Hamilton, New Zealand 16-18 October 2017. [.pdf] Kate Devitt*1, Tristan Perez 1 Debra Polson1 Tamara Pearce1 Ryan Quagliata1 Wade Taylor1 Jenine Beekhuyzen1 David Thornby2  1 Queensland University of

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Philosophy and robots

Tweet Philosophy is the study of what there is, what we can know, what we ought to be and what we ought to do. The philosophy of robots thus is the study of what robots are, how we can know

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Imagining Decisions: Likelihood and Risk Assessment in Counterfactual and Future Thinking

Tweet **Accepted for Poster presentation** Conference: Annual Conference for the Society for Judgment and Decision Making 2016 Title: Imagining Decisions: Likelihood and Risk Assessment in Counterfactual and Future thinking Abstract: Imaginative thinking is a way to try and mitigate against cognitive

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International Conference on Thinking 2016

Tweet Devitt, S.K., Pearce, T.R., Perez, T. & Bruza, P. (2016). Mitigating against cognitive bias when eliciting expert intuitions. International Conference on Thinking. Brown University, Providence RI, 4-6 Aug. [.pdf handout] Abstract: Experts are increasingly being called upon to build decision

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Bayes on the Beach 2015

Tweet I’m heading to the Gold Coast December 7-9 for Bayes on the Beach Can coherence solve prior probabilities for Bayesianism? Coherence between propositions promises to fix the vexing circumstance of prior probabilities for subjective Bayesians. This paper examines the

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Most cited philosophy papers (Google Scholar data)

Tweet   Here’s a nice spreadsheet of the top 395 most-cited philosophy papers 2010-2015 created by Josh Knobe. UPDATE: Due to social media request, I have created a second wordle that cleans up the all-caps. Tweet

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S. Kate Devitt

Research Associate, Institute for Future Environments and the Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology