Austin Wyatt

Research Associate

Austin Wyatt is a Research Associate in the Values in Defence & Security Technology group at The University of New South Wales at the Australian Defence Force Academy.

His research concerns autonomous weapons, with a particular emphasis on their disruptive effects in Southeast Asia.

Books
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Wyatt A; Galliott J, 2021, Toward a Trusted Autonomous Systems Offset Strategy: Examining the Options for Australia as a Middle Power, Australian Army Research Centre
2021
Wyatt A, 2021, The Disruptive Impact of Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems Diffusion: Modern Melians and the Dawn of Robotic Warriors, Routledge
2021
Book Chapters
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Wyatt A, 2020, 'Orientalism, learning and tribalist violence', in Damien F (ed.), Tribalism's Troubles Responding to Rowan Williams, Connor Court Publishing Pty Limited
2020
Wyatt A; Galliott J, 2020, 'The revolution of autonomous systems and its implications for the arms trade', in Research Handbook on the Arms Trade, Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 389 - 405
2020
Wyatt A; Galliott J, 2020, 'Proposing a regional normative framework for limiting the potential for unintentional or escalatory engagements with increasingly autonomous weapon systems', in Ohlin JD; Galliott J; MacIntosh D (ed.), Lethal Autonomous Weapons Re-Examining the Law and Ethics of Robotic Warfare, Oxford University Press, USA
2020
Journal articles
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Wyatt A, 2021, 'A Southeast Asian perspective on the impact of increasingly Autonomous systems on subnational relations of power', Defence Studies, vol. 21, pp. 271 - 291, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14702436.2021.1908136
2021
Galliott J; Wyatt A, 2021, 'Considering the importance of autonomous weapon system design factors to future military leaders', Australian Journal of International Affairs, pp. 1 - 26, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10357718.2021.1940093
2021
Wyatt A, 2020, 'Charting great power progress toward a lethal autonomous weapon system demonstration point', Defence Studies, vol. 20, pp. 1 - 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14702436.2019.1698956
2020
Wyatt A, 2020, 'So Just What Is a Killer Robot?: Detailing the Ongoing Debate around Defining Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems', Wild Blue Yonder, https://www.airuniversity.af.edu/Wild-Blue-Yonder/Article-Display/Article/2208774/so-just-what-is-a-killer-robot-detailing-the-ongoing-debate-around-defining-let/
2020
Galliott J; Wyatt A, 2020, 'Risks and Benefits of Autonomous Weapon Systems: Perceptions Among Future Australian Defence Force Officers', US Air Force Journal of Indo-Pacific Affairs, vol. 3, pp. 17 - 34, https://www.airuniversity.af.edu/JIPA/Display/Article/2425657/risks-and-benefits-of-autonomous-weapon-systems-perceptions-among-future-austra/
2020
Wyatt A; Galliott J, 2018, 'Closing the Capability Gap: ASEAN Military Modernization during the Dawn of Autonomous Weapon Systems', Asian Security, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14799855.2018.1516639
2018

Autonomous Weapon Systems, Southeast Asian military innovation, the proliferation of emerging military technology, military innovation studies.

Organisational units
lensSchool of Engineering & Information Technology