Working to Address Algorithmic Bias? Don’t Overlook the Role of Demographic Data

Collecting and using demographic data in service of detecting algorithmic bias is a challenge fraught with many legal and ethical implications. How might those concerned about bias within algorithmic models address this?

Focus: Bias
Source: AI&.
Readability: Intermediate
Type: Website Article
Open Source: Yes
Keywords: N/A
Learn Tags: Bias Design/Methods Ethics Framework
Summary: An exploration of the question: "When and how should demographic data be collected and used in service of algorithmic bias detection and mitigation?" This article shares highlights from the convening conversation and introduces a new PAI research project that explores access to and usage of demographic data as a barrier to detecting bias.