Carnegie Mellon University
December 15, 2017

Datta’s research referenced in story addressing AI liability

In 2015, Anupam Datta co-authored a study that revealed digital ads for high-paying jobs were shown to significantly more men than women. The question became whether programmers were to blame or if fault rested with machine learning algorithms. The weight of this question has only increased, as discussed in a recent article in ANZ’s bluenotes. Who’s to blame when autonomous, self-learning systems make a wrong, or “bad,” decision, the AI-systems or the engineers who “taught” them? Read more.