What is Fairness: Law vs. Computer and Data Science
Updated: Nov 2, 2021
Prof. Yishay Mansour was invited to open the first TAD Community on AI, Ethics & Law meeting at Tel Aviv University
What is Fairness: Law vs. Computer and Data Science, The Buchmann Faculty of law, Tel Aviv University.
On October 21 Prof. Yishai Mansour (Computer Science) and Dr. Tamar Kricheli Katz (Law) discussed fairness and algorithmic discrimination from the perspectives of computer science, data science and law. The purpose of this Working Group on AI, Ethics & Law is to tackle policy challenges related to AI and data from a multidisciplinary perspective and also to address AI implications to law and policy and the challenges posed by the emerging regulation of AI to the development of AI systems. Prof. Mansour and Dr. Kricheli discussed the gaps between the legal definition of discrimination and other definitions, the different mechanisms that produce algorithmic discrimination, the differences between it and discrimination in interactions without algorithm intervention or artificial intelligence. the researchers also addressed questions regarding how law limits discrimination and the potential inherent in technology for change.