Solon Barocas

Cornell University

Assistant Professor

Ithaca, NY 14853

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

15

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60

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Big Data's Disparate Impact

104 California Law Review 671 (2016)
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 11 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2016
Solon Barocas and Andrew D. Selbst
Cornell University and UCLA School of Law
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Citation 128

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big data, data mining, algorithms, discrimination, employment discrimination, Title VII, civil rights, disparate treatment, disparate impact, procedural fairness, substantive fairness, inequality

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Governing Algorithms: A Provocation Piece

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 04 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2013
Solon Barocas, Sophie Hood and Malte Ziewitz
Cornell University, New York University (NYU) and Cornell University
Downloads 4,594 (1,814)
Citation 22

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algorithms, governance, automation, computation, big data, sociology, law, public policy, control

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Accountable Algorithms

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 165, 2017 Forthcoming, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2765268
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 16 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2016
Naval Postgraduate School, Princeton University - Center for Information Technology Policy, Cornell University, Princeton University - Center for Information Technology Policy, Fordham University School of Law, Georgetown University Law Center and Princeton University - Center for Information Technology Policy
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algorithms, governance, accountability, internet, cyber, technology, bias, discrimination, computational methods, law, big data, computer science, code

4.

The Intuitive Appeal of Explainable Machines

87 Fordham Law Review 1085 (2018)
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2018
Andrew D. Selbst and Solon Barocas
UCLA School of Law and Cornell University
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Citation 24

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algorithmic accountability, explanations, law and technology, machine learning, big data, privacy, discrimination

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Exploring or Exploiting? Social and Ethical Implications of Autonomous Experimentation in AI

Workshop on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency in Machine Learning, 2016
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2016
Microsoft Corporation, Cornell University, AI Now Institute, Microsoft Research and Microsoft Research New York City
Downloads 1,804 (8,947)

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Autonomous Experimentation, Artificial Intelligence, Privacy, Ethics

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Adnostic: Privacy Preserving Targeted Advertising

Proceedings Network and Distributed System Symposium, March 2010
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Feb 2015
Commission Nationale de L'informatique et des Libertés (CNIL), Princeton University, Stanford University, Cornell Tech and Cornell University
Downloads 1,708 (9,762)

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privacy, software, advertising, tracking, online behavioral advertising, big data

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Designing Against Discrimination in Online Markets

32 Berkeley Technology Law Journal 1183 (2017)
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 12 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2018
Karen Levy and Solon Barocas
Cornell University and Cornell University
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platforms, bias, discrimination, design, policy

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Debiasing Desire: Addressing Bias and Discrimination on Intimate Platforms

Forthcoming in Proc. ACM Hum.-Comput. Interact. v. 2 (CSCW) Article 73 (November 2018)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Oct 2018
Jevan Hutson, Jessie Taft, Solon Barocas and Karen Levy
University of Washington, School of Law, Students, Cornell University - Cornell Tech NYC, Cornell University and Cornell University
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platforms, bias, discrimination, ethics, design, law, policy, online dating, intimacy

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Discriminating Tastes: Uber's Customer Ratings as Vehicles for Workplace Discrimination

Policy & Internet, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/poi3.153
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2017
Alex Rosenblat, Karen Levy, Solon Barocas and Tim Hwang
Data & Society Research Institute, Cornell University, Cornell University and Data & Society Research Institute
Downloads 467 (62,323)
Citation 8

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platforms, data, discrimination, bias, inequality, ratings, sharing economy, algorithm

10.

Privacy Dependencies

Washington Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 18 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2019
Solon Barocas and Karen Levy
Cornell University and Cornell University
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privacy, anonymity, discrimination, genetics, technology, networks, inference

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On Notice: The Trouble with Notice and Consent

Proceedings of the Engaging Data Forum: The First International Forum on the Application and Management of Personal Electronic Information, October 2009
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 21 Feb 2015
Solon Barocas and Helen Nissenbaum
Cornell University and Cornell Tech
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privacy, consent, big data, online behavioral advertising, tracking, cyberlaw, privacy policies

12.

Data & Civil Rights: Technology Primer

Data & Civil Rights Conference, October 2014
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 16 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2014
Cornell University, Data & Society Research Institute, Data & Society Research Institute, New America Foundation - Open Technology Institute and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Downloads 148 (203,653)
Citation 1

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Data, metadata, big data, database, aggregation, algorithms, machine learning, data mining

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Mitigating Bias in Algorithmic Hiring: Evaluating Claims and Practices

ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency (FAT*), 2020
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2019
Cornell University - Department of Computer Science, Cornell University, Cornell University - Department of Computer Science and Cornell University
Downloads 87 (298,484)
Citation 1

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algorithmic bias, employment screening

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Roles for Computing in Social Change

ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency (FAT*), 2020
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 10 Jan 2020
Harvard University - Society of Fellows, Cornell University, Cornell University - Department of Computer Science, Cornell University, Cornell University - Department of Computer Science and Georgetown University Law Center
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social change, inequality, discrimination, societal implications of AI

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The Hidden Assumptions Behind Counterfactual Explanations and Principal Reasons

ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency (FAT*), 2020
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Jan 2020
Solon Barocas, Andrew D. Selbst and Manish Raghavan
Cornell University, UCLA School of Law and Cornell University - Department of Computer Science
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interpretability, counterfactual explanation, principal reasons, accountability, autonomy