ReEnTrust Team Respond to ICO’s Consultation on Explaining AI

On 24 January, ReEnTrust team, led by Dr Philip Inglesant, provided our inputs to ICO and The Turing’s latest Consultation on Explaining AI. ReEnTrust has two interests in AI-enabled decisions: in our own research, to ensure that our own processes are trustworthy, as being compliant with GDPR, DPA compliant, as well as being transparent and responsible in our research involving people; and with respect to the topic of our research, to facilitate trust-building by users in algorithm-driven online systems. We…

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ReEnTrust Team at the Ada Lovelace Day 2019

On 27 September 2019, the ReEnTrust team at the University of Nottingham took part in the Ada Lovelace Day 2019 — an international celebration of women’s achievements in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).  The event aimed to encourage female and non-binary students aged 15-18 into STEM careers, to increase the profile and visibility of women in STEM, and to support those already in STEM disciplines. More details can be found at Ada Lovelace Day 2019.

ReEnTrust First Stakeholder Workshop Summary Report

We are pleased to share with you our First Stakeholder Workshop Summary Report, summarising key findings from our First Stakeholder Workshop on April 15th, 2019, taken place at the Digital Catapult Centre in London, UK. The workshop brought together participants from academia, education, NGOs and enterprises to discuss trust in relation to algorithmic decision-making services and platforms. As the first stakeholder workshop of the series, we aimed to achieve an initial understanding from the various stakeholders regarding how trust is conceptualised…

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2nd ReEnTrust Stakeholder Workshop

It is our great pleasure to welcome you to the 2nd ReEnTrust stakeholder workshop on Friday 6th December, at the Mary Ward House Conference and Exhibition Centre (5-7 Tavistock Place, WC1H 9SN) in London, UK. In this workshop we will build on the outcomes of the previous workshop, moving from the exploration of algorithm trust issues to a focus on practical solutions. We will present our latest technology tools and prototypes that are designed to help users develop their trust in online…

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ReEnTrust team at AI@Oxford 2019

On 17-18 September 2019, ReEnTrust researchers have participated in the AI@Oxford conference, held at Oxford University’s Said Business School. AI@Oxford is an annual event organised by Oxford University Innovation to showcase the University and region’s research and innovation in this rapid innovating technology sector. This year the conference has been designed to be jointly co-located with the 100+ Brilliant Women in AI+Ethics Conference in Oxford, which the ReEnTrust team is also very actively involved in. The conference has been organised into…

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100+ Brilliant Women in AI + Ethics

On 16 September, 2019, over 100+ brilliant women working on AI and Ethics (https://www.orbit-rri.org/100-plus-women/) from different sectors gathered together in Oxford University’s Lady Margaret Hall for an inspiring day of discussing the growing power of AI and the responsible and ethical innovation principles that are much needed to govern the rising power of these technologies. Inspired by the list of 100 Brilliant Women in AI & Ethics published last autumn by Mia Dand of Lighthouse3 and pulled together by the Orbit project…

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ReEnTrust are recruiting for a research study about Algorithms and Explanations

How much do you trust the books or hotels that online platforms are recommending to you? Recommender systems help users find information items more efficiently. They are widely used in our daily life, for example, helping us find books (Amazon), music (Spotify) or hotels. However, these systems are facing increasing scrutiny in recent years, due to biases in the recommendations, such as books by particular authors or hotels of specific price ranges. As a result, users may be discriminated against…

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Purdue Policies for Progress

On May 20th the Purdue Policy Research Centre at Purdue University, held to “Policies for Progress” conference exploring ways to bring together policymakers, industry leaders, not-for-profits, and academics to bring their collective expertise to bear to address Wicked problems. Policies for Progress was the capstone event for the Breaking Through: Developing Multidisciplinary Solutions to Global Grand Challenges research project funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Find more info about the project here. Experts from four multidisciplinary teams shared findings and results of…

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