Bias and fairness in AI

Bias and fairness in AI
Are there any conflicts between the technical view regarding AI-algortihms and the lack of fairness based on an ethical point of view?

As AI algorithms are often trained to replicate decisions otherwise made by humans, they also tend to replicate human biases. Taking healthcare AI as a running example, we will first give a high level introduction to AI and why it is susceptible to bias. Through examples, we will illustrate how bias enters AI algorithms and discuss whether, and what, we can do to compensate for this from an algorithmic point of view.

Following the technical discussion, we will move to a philosophical view on bias, fairness and ethics in AI. In this section of the presentation we outline some of the ethical challenges relating to the deployment of AI systems as decision-support in clinical practice: Explainability, responsibility, and bias. Thus we consider what it takes for an output to be explainable in the sense relevant for trustworthiness and patient-centered health care, whether the black box nature of AI systems threatens to introduce a responsibility gap undermining the moral responsibility of health care professionals using the system, and we consider ways in which biased algorithms generates ethical concerns about the use of AI in clinical decision-making.

Speakers:
Melanie Ganz, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen / Neurobiological Research Unit, Rigshospitalet
Sune Hannibal Holm, Associate Professor, Department of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen
Aasa Feragen, Professor, DTU Compute, Technical University of Denmark

Organizer: Finn Gustafsson, IDA IT
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Organizer: The Danish Society of Engineers, IDA

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  • When

    2. maj. 2022 16:00 - 18:00
  • Where

    Webinar - In front of your pc/tablet/phone

  • Registration Deadline

    1. maj. 2022 - 23:59

  • Organizer

    IDA IT

  • Available Seats

    487

  • Event Number

    343187

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