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  • CAIS Seminar: Maria Rodriguez (University at Buffalo) - The Root of Algorithmic Bias and How to Deal With it

    Wed, Mar 24, 2021 @ 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

    Thomas Lord Department of Computer Science

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars

    Speaker: Maria Rodriguez, University at Buffalo

    Talk Title: The Root of Algorithmic Bias and How to Deal With it

    Series: USC Center for Artificial Intelligence in Society (CAIS) Seminar Series

    Abstract: In this talk, Dr. Rodriguez describes what she sees as the central issue undergirding academic conversations concerning bias in algorithmic output. Laying out this cause in plain terms, Dr. Rodriguez offers actionable mitigation strategies for individuals, groups and organizations invested in producing tech solutions for social good.

    Register in advance for this webinar at:


    After registering, attendees will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

    This lecture satisfies requirements for CSCI 591: Research Colloquium.

    Biography: Dr. Rodriguez is an Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work, University at Buffalo (SUNY); a Faculty Associate at the BerkmanKlein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University; a Faculty Fellow at the Center for Democracy and Technology; as well as a member of the Twitter Academic Research Advisory Board. Her work lies at the intersection of computational social science, demography, and social policy.

    Host: USC Center for Artificial Intelligence in Society (CAIS)

    Webcast: https://usc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_lgXhhV2zR5ShvC70HyEKUg

    Location: Online Zoom Webinar

    WebCast Link: https://usc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_lgXhhV2zR5ShvC70HyEKUg

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: Computer Science Department


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