“Assessing the impacts of AI on human rights”

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New text published in National Magazine of the Canadian Bar Association, co-signed by Catherine Régis and Eve Gaumond.

The authors explore some critical human-rights concerns that accompany the use of algorithms which predict school dropout risk.

“If the bias in an algorithm creates distinctions among people based on prohibited grounds such as race, gender, social condition or disability, and people suffer adverse effects as a result, that is discrimination—which, of course, is prohibited under the Quebec and Canadian charters of rights and freedoms.”


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This content has been updated on 4 March 2023 at 17 h 23 min.