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The interdisciplinary basic research project examines the opportunities and limitations of algorithmic decision making systems by using the example of their use in criminal justice systems.
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into force on 25 May 2018, will give effect to individual rights to information about using your own data for fully automated ADM systems (automated decision making, in short: ADM) that work without human intervention. However, the individ...
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Analysis by Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schulz and Dr. Stephan Dreyer, commissioned by the Bertelsmann Stiftung.
Algorithmic systems evaluate people – which poses risks – for us as individuals, for groups and for society as a whole. It is therefore important that algorithmic processes be auditab...
“(Im)Perfect Enforcement”: an Information Society Project conference with a contribution by Amélie Pia Heldt at Yale Law School in New Haven, Connecticut on April 6-7, 2019.
Recent technological advancements enable an unprecedented level of algorithmic decision-making processes and...
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