Algorithms in decision making : House of Commons Science and Technology Committee

Algorithms in decision making

House of Commons Science and Technology Committee

Published, 15 May 2018

This report provides an overview of the themes and challenges related to algorithms and big data faced by the proposed Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation as it is set up.

There is an exploration of how algorithms rely on data sharing and how they could be used for bias and discrimination, how the use of algorithms could be accountable and transparent, and the regulatory environment surrounding algorithms.