Can algorithms make better decisions than humans?

Algorithms can assess a person’s creditworthiness or filter people in the application process who are particularly well suited for a job. Does that make such processes fairer? Or does automatic selection tend to lead to social injustice? Corinna Hertweck from the ZHAW School of Engineering will present a project on this topic at the Swiss Digitaltag.

The project was developed in collaboration with AlgorithmWatch Switzerland, the Museum für Gestaltung and the University of Zurich.

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