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September 2021

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
@12:30 pm
- 1:30 pm
Virtual
Photo Olga Russakovsky

CITP Seminar: Olga Russakovsky – Fairness in Visual Recognition: Redesigning the Datasets, Improving the Models and Diversifying the AI Leadership

Computer vision models trained on unparalleled amounts of data have revolutionized many applications. However, more and more historical societal biases are making their way into these seemingly innocuous ...

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
@12:30 pm
- 1:30 pm
Virtual
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CITP Seminar: Elizabeth Anne Watkins -“In the Pre-Evening Light it Sees So Little”: A Human-Centered, Qualitative Investigation into Computer Vision as Account Verification in Gig Work

Through intensive research on datasets, benchmarks, and models, the computer-vision community has taken great strides to identify the societal biases intrinsic in these technologies. Less is known ...

Tuesday, September 28, 2021
@12:30 pm
- 1:30 pm
Virtual

CITP Seminar: Lucy Qin – A Decentralized and Encrypted National Gun Registry

Gun violence results in a significant number of deaths in the United States. Starting in the 1960’s, the US Congress passed a series of gun control laws to regulate the sale and use of firearms. One of the most important but ...

October 2021

Tuesday, October 5, 2021
@12:30 pm
- 1:30 pm
Virtual

CITP Seminar: Anjalie Field – Building Language Technologies for Analyzing Online Activism

While recent advances in natural language processing (NLP) have greatly enhanced our ability to analyze online text, distilling broad social-oriented research questions into tasks concrete enough for NLP models ...

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
@12:30 pm
- 1:30 pm
Virtual
Photo Nadia Brashier

CITP Seminar: Nadia Brashier – Judging Truth In a Fake News Era

Every day, we encounter false claims that range from silly (e.g., We use 10% of our brains) to dangerous (e.g., Drinking bleach kills coronavirus). How do we know what to believe? In the first half of this talk, a three-part model ...