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NLP Bias Against People with Disabilities

An overview of how biases against mentions of disabilities are embedded in natural language processing tasks and models

I recently came across “Social Biases in NLP Models as Barriers for Persons with Disabilities”, a new paper (arXiv preprint here) that will appear in ACL 2020. It provided a novel vantage point on bias in NLP by looking at how machine learning and NLP models affect people with disabilities, which I found to be a very interesting perspective and one I sought to…

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Catherine Yeo

Catherine Yeo

Computer Science @ Harvard | I write about AI/ML in @fairbytes @towardsdatascience | Storyteller, innovator, creator| Visit me at catherinehyeo.com

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