3 The Challenge of Evaluating AI Impact

DOI: 10.1201/9781003193180-3

In order to evaluate artificial intelligence (AI) impact, what counts as impact must be clarified, and so must the method of analysis. In this chapter, I present the analytical approach and framework that will be used throughout the rest of this book. The analytical approach is built on two previous articles I have published on the subject (Sætra, 2021a, c), but while these preliminary articles in short-​form have stopped short of demonstrating the potential of the framework in action, this book provides an opportunity to do just that.

First, I’ll present the linkage between artificial intelligence (AI) ethics and the project undertaken in this book. Second, I move on to ...

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