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Language and Justice: Examining the Social Implications of Language Technologies

Event Details

Date
Thursday, November 12, 2020
Time
2 p.m.
Location
Description
Dr. Su Lin Blodgett, postdoctoral researcher in the Fairness, Accountability, Transparency, and Ethics (FATE) group at Microsoft Research Montréal, will provide an overview of the relationships between language and social injustice as well as recent work identifying biases in NLP systems, paying attention to how grounding ourselves in the relationships between language and injustice can help us understand what system behaviors or NLP research practices are harmful, who is harmed, and how.
Cost
Free

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