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Data Statements at NAACL 2019


Faculty Associate Emily M. Bender will present work on Data Statements at the 2019 Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL).

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

7B: Ethics, Bias & Fairness
10:30 – 12:00
Nicollet A

Chair: Emily Prud’hommeaux

11:42 – 12:00 [TACL] Data Statements for Natural Language Processing: Toward Mitigating System Bias and Enabling Better Science. Emily M. Bender and Batya Friedman.

Find the schedule here.

About Data Statements

In research published in Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics, experts in information science and computational linguistics investigate data statements as a practice to address critical ethical and scientific issues that result when systems developed with data from certain populations are used in systems with other populations. Read the full paper here.

Bender, Emily M. and Batya Friedman. 2018. Data Statements for NLP: Toward Mitigating System Bias and Enabling Better ScienceTransactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics 6:587-604.