Robot algorithms for the “Trolley Problem”

Would you push a fat-man under a trolley to save 5 people the run-away trolley is about to crash into? (The philosophical “Trolley problem”.) Well, here’s today’s version of that test. Would a robot-car? “Algorithms for resolving these conflict situations should be developed transparently using input from federal and state regulators, drivers, passengers and vulnerable road users.”
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