Search Results for author: Helen Nissenbaum

Found 4 papers, 0 papers with code

Accountability in an Algorithmic Society: Relationality, Responsibility, and Robustness in Machine Learning

no code implementations10 Feb 2022 A. Feder Cooper, Emanuel Moss, Benjamin Laufer, Helen Nissenbaum

In 1996, Accountability in a Computerized Society [95] issued a clarion call concerning the erosion of accountability in society due to the ubiquitous delegation of consequential functions to computerized systems.

Computer Vision and Conflicting Values: Describing People with Automated Alt Text

no code implementations26 May 2021 Margot Hanley, Solon Barocas, Karen Levy, Shiri Azenkot, Helen Nissenbaum

In this paper, we investigate the ethical dilemmas faced by companies that have adopted the use of computer vision for producing alt text: textual descriptions of images for blind and low vision people, We use Facebook's automatic alt text tool as our primary case study.

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Understanding Artificial Intelligence's Impact on Society

no code implementations11 Dec 2020 Suresh Venkatasubramanian, Nadya Bliss, Helen Nissenbaum, Melanie Moses

Innovations in AI have focused primarily on the questions of "what" and "how"-algorithms for finding patterns in web searches, for instance-without adequate attention to the possible harms (such as privacy, bias, or manipulation) and without adequate consideration of the societal context in which these systems operate.

An Ethical Highlighter for People-Centric Dataset Creation

no code implementations27 Nov 2020 Margot Hanley, Apoorv Khandelwal, Hadar Averbuch-Elor, Noah Snavely, Helen Nissenbaum

Important ethical concerns arising from computer vision datasets of people have been receiving significant attention, and a number of datasets have been withdrawn as a result.

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