Algorithmic decisions and human rights

From smart assistants in the justice, over intelligent systems in the administration sector to highly developed portable devices: Innovations in the field of artificial intelligence are impacting nearly every area of our everyday life. However, algorithmic decision-making leads to complex human rights implications. In this dossier researchers of the NoC European Hub discuss the role of law and ethics in the context of algorithmic decision-making.

Articles in this Dossier

Christian Djeffal

Harnessing Artificial Intelligence the European Way

Will 10 April 2018 be remembered by many as the day of Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before the…

Algorithmische Entscheidungen und Menschenrechte
Wolfgang Schulz

Algorithmic decision making and human rights

Embedded in smart technologies, algorithms are taking decisions on a daily basis. What challenges arise from algorithmic…

Alessandro Mantelero

Can a black box be trusted?

Does our life really improve with algorithmic decision-making? Big Data-based models often reflect our very own biases…

Jedrzej Niklas

Profiling the unemployed

Since 2014, job centres in Poland have been using an algorithmic decision-making system to categorize unemployed people…

Aleksandra Przegalinska

Mind-tracking and the new transparent self

Have you ever wanted to monitor your steps, heart rate, sleep, or body temperature? Nowadays, we can…