CSE146: Ethics & Algorithms

This course provides an introduction to data-driven and algorithmic decision making, and ethical frameworks for evaluating automated systems. There will be an emphasis on algorithmic literacy, critical analysis, and fundamental limitations of automated decision making. We will cover concepts including predictive and causal modeling. We will discuss bias, fairness, interpretability, privacy, and accountability. Finally we will discuss notions of autonomy and algorithmic auditing.

5 Credits


New course effective W20

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