Kristian Lum

University of Pennsylvania


Kristian Lum is an assistant research professor in the Computer and Information Science Department at the University of Pennsylvania. Her work focuses on algorithmic (un)fairness, with applications primarily in criminal justice; statistical methods for conflict casualty estimation; and, recently, modeling the spread of infectious disease with particular emphasis on vulnerable populations, such as incarcerated populations.

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DEC 17, 2020 Podcast

The Technical Limits of AI Ethics

In recent years, the global discussion on "AI ethics" has succeeded in mainstreaming key principles to limit the risks that would otherwise arise from the ...