Join Barton Poulson for an in-depth discussion in this video Spurious discrimination, part of AI Accountability Essential Training.
- [Instructor] One of the curious legal issues…with artificial intelligence is that…depending on the situation you're dealing with,…you can have discrimination and bias…creep in as a purely statistical artifact.…I want to show you an article that gives…a demonstration of how this works…with mortgage applications.…An article entitled European Union regulations…on algorithmic decision making and a quote,…"right to explanation," Bryce Goodman and Seth Flaxman…give a fascinating explanation of what can happen…when a statistical minority is applying for something…with a rigid cut-off.…
On page nine of the article, they show us what happens…when people are applying for a loan…where there's a cut-off of 90% probability of payback.…And anybody who has less…than a 90% probability gets rejected.…The important thing here is across the bottom…as they show what percentage of the population…is not white, going from about 3% up to 50%.…And the important thing here is about confidence intervals…and the way that they're computed,…
- Bias in AI
- Navigating the social challenges of AI
- Moral reasoning and relational ethics
- General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and AI
- Discrimination in data
- Liability and AI
- AI in life-and-death situations
- Confronting the challenges of AI as a developer, executive, and consumer
Skill Level Intermediate
1. The Context for AI
2. Technical Challenges of AI
3. Social Challenges of AI
4. Legal Challenges of AI
5. Safety Challenges of AI
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6. Confronting the Challenges of AI
Next steps2m 52s
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