Episode 5: Algorithms, Intelligence and Human Choice

AI is driven by human decisions. How is it used across the intelligence landscape, and how can we make better design choices?

In this episode of RUSI Journal Radio, hosts Demi, Emma and Ed explore decision theory and the application of algorithmic tools in intelligence with Peter Phillips, Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Southern Queensland, Australia. In 2020, Peter and his colleague, Gabriela Pohl, wrote for the RUSI Journal on countering intelligence algorithms.

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Countering Intelligence Algorithms: Decision Theory, Design Choices and Counter-AI
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Demi Starks

Former Assistant Editor

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Edward Mortimer

Former Director of Publications

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Emma De Angelis

Director, Special Projects


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