Algorithms determine or influence so much of our online and offline lives. Yet evaluating their impact remains a murky area, without a shared understanding of the different approaches, or what is most appropriate for a given situation.
DataKind UK teamed up with the Ada Lovelace Institute to explore these different approaches to algorithmic audits. We look at the four distinct but related approaches to assessing the impact of an algorithm:
This report is aimed at policymakers, and anyone who wants to understand better the options for better assessing the impact that algorithms are having. DataKind UK will shortly be publishing a one page summary aimed at social change organisations who use or are exploring the use of algorithms in their work.
Read the full report below:
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