AI fights discrimination: Milwaukee County team identifies inequity in local policies with SAS tech

CARY, N.C. and MILWAUKEE, May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring, a team of data scientists and technology enthusiasts from around the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area used artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze the outcome of foreclosure policies and procedures in Milwaukee County, aiming to identify potential inequity, bias and racism...

..."The emergence of explainable AI allows us to better understand how seemingly innocuous policies may lead to bias in practice," said Schmidt. "Together, we can use this innovation in algorithms to affect truly positive change in the communities in which we live. It has been thrilling to begin this work with the dedicated and passionate teams at MKE Equity and SAS."...


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Ken Notes: Interesting and using tech will eliminate many of the hidden biases other may bring to the research.



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