UMD Researchers Awarded Grant to Study Pretrial Detention in Criminal Cases Across MDDecember 13, 2022 | Laurie Robinson
According to lead investigator, Dr. Zubin Jelveh, there is still a gap in understanding how decisions are made about who should be deta …
Dr. Daniel Greene: Rethinking How Schools, Libraries, and Community Orgs Tackle PovertyOctober 10, 2022 | Mia K. Hinckle
Can a community barbeque be more beneficial to citizens than learning computing skills?
A farmer tends crops in Uganda, an area where bias in AI algorithms monitoring global crop health might misinterpret data due to a lack of knowledge of local growing methods. Photo by Nuno Almeida, Dreamstime.com
UMD Co-leads $750K NSF, Amazon Project to Tackle AI Bias in MappingJuly 20, 2022 | Rachael Grahame | Maryland Today
INFO College's Dr. Sergii Skakun will play a key role in building the system that could enable fairer, safer decisions on resource dist …
Dr. Zubin Jelveh: Machine Learning Can Predict Shooting Victimization Well Enough to Help Prevent ItJune 27, 2022 | Mia K. Hinckle
Using arrest and victimization records from the Chicago PD, a machine learning model can predict the risk of being shot in the next 18 …
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(Video) GEM Analytics Industry Expert Series: Data and Its Application in a Streaming Media CompanyMay 3, 2022 | iSchool News Staff
How data is used at a streaming media company to shape the future of content.
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(Video) Dean’s Lecture Series: Technology for the Vulnerable – Studies in Designing for Access to Basic NeedsApril 18, 2022 | iSchool News Staff
Dr. Ronald Metoyer presents two projects his lab is developing to bridge the gap between tech innovation access and vulnerable populati …
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Improving Fairness and Trust in AI Used for College Admissions and Language TranslationApril 15, 2022 | Tom Ventsias
iSchool Assistant Professor Dr. Ge Gao joins $1.6M NSF/Amazon-funded project to develop algorithms and protocols that can improve the e …
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(Video) SoDa Symposium: Universal Adaptability – A Target-Independent Approach to InferenceApril 14, 2022 | iSchool News Staff
Drs. Christoph Kern and Michael P. Kim present framework for ensuring protections of subpopulations and unbiased algorithmic conclusion …
HCIL Faculty and Students to Participate in CHI 2022April 12, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore
23 members of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab will present their research at prestigious HCI conference.