• Abstraction and Prediction Algorithms: A Harm-reduction Framework

      Desilvestro, Adrian (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      ProPublica’s allegations, that an algorithmic tool used to predict re-offenders is “biased against blacks”, met a wave of criticism from the wider community. Researchers have since shown a trade-off between accuracy and ...
    • Deal-Making and Soft Commitment: A Behavioural Choice Model

      Sandilands, Julie (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      Individuals regularly indulge in internal ‘deal-making’ when justifying decisions they know to be bad. In the case of unhealthy foods, the justification often takes the form: “It’s ok if I overindulge today, because I will ...