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The ethical algorithm : the science of socially aware algorithm design

Author: Kearns; Aaron Roth
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
Over the course of a generation, algorithms have gone from mathematical abstractions to powerful mediators of daily life. Algorithms have made our lives more efficient, more entertaining, and, sometimes, better informed. At the same time, complex algorithms are increasingly violating the basic rights of individual citizens. Allegedly anonymized datasets routinely leak our most sensitive personal information;  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kearns; Aaron Roth
ISBN: 9780190948207 0190948205
OCLC Number: 1144921966
Description: 218 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Algorithmic privacy: from anonymity to noise --
Algorithmic fairness: from parity to pareto --
Games people play (with algorithms) --
Lost in the garden: led astray by data --
Risky business: interpretability, morality and the singularity --
Some concluding thoughts
Responsibility: Michael Kearns and Aaron Roth


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...the authors take us on a journey through the main socio-algorithmic problems representing social constraints upon algorithms, their consequences and trade-offs. [T]hey provide concrete technical Read more...

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