Fairness & Interpretability in Machine Learning and the Dangers of Solutionism

Artificial Intelligence

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  • Bloomberg Center
    Room 165
    Cornell Tech Campus
    Roosevelt Island

  • New York, NY
  • March 5, 2020, 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
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Presented by DLI @ Cornell Tech


While the ethical questions of AI address the processes that generate data and the impacts that automated decisions will have, neither ML tools, nor proposed ML-based solutions tackle these problems head on. Professor Zachary Chase Lipton, Carnegie Mellon University, explores the consequences and limitations of employing ML-based technology in the real world and the limitations of so-called fair and interpretable algorithms for mitigating societal harms.


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